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"I didn’t respond to the idea of playing the same character over and over," Hartnett said in a new interview. Oct. 24, 2020, 6:07 PM -03 / Source: TODAY By Alyssa Newcomb
Twenty years ago, Josh Hartnett was one of the most in-demand actors in Hollywood and seemed poised for a career taking on leading man roles in big-budget movies. That is, until Hartnett decided he had enough and walked away.
"I wasn't doing it to be recalcitrant or a rebel. People wanted to create a brand around me that was going to be accessible and well-liked, but I didn’t respond to the idea of playing the same character over and over, so I branched out," Hartnett told he Guardian in a new interview. "I tried to find smaller films I could be part of and, in the process, I burned my bridges at the studios because I wasn’t participating. Our goals weren’t the same."
Read the full interview: https://www.today.com/popculture/josh-hartnett-reveals-why-he-left-...