Vincent D’Onofrio joined us on the Twitterverse for a Q&A about his upcoming role in Daredevil!
“Hello everyone! Throw some questions at me. I’m here in Mexico and ready.-Vince #AskFisk
Q: Were you familiar with The Kingpin?
A: I was familiar with him thru the Spiderman comics.
Q: Is Vanessa making an appearance?
A: Oh, yes. She has everything to do with the Fisk origin story.
Q: You’re invested physically/emotionally in characters. (Was it) mentally draining to play Wilson Fisk?
A: Depends on (the) scene. Intense stuff (is) draining.
Q: How does it feel to be a part of Daredevil?
A: I’m in super cool company. A great feeling.
Q: What superpower would you personally like to have?
A: If we’re talking about me, to rid the Earth of evil.
Q: Is Fisk a monster? Or just a guy (who) became that way to survive?
A: That is for the people of Hell’s Kitchen to decide.
Q: What is the best part of joining the MCU so far?
A: (The) opportunity to work with the creative minds of Marvel.
Q: How do you describe your stunt double?
A: Extremely handsome.
Q: What (was it) about (the) Daredevil script that made you want (the) Fisk role?
A: How Steven DeKnight approached the characters as real people.
Q: Did you read comics as a kid, if so which?
A: I read many. But for me, Marvel was Spiderman and Captain America.
Q: How much physical prep did you do for this part?
A: Mostly interior prep, which was a heavy load.
Q: The Owl, is he an associate? A rival? A pawn? Complicated?
A: I’d love to tell you (the) whole story right now, but I can’t.
Q: What is it that Wilson Fisk admires most in Daredevil?
A: He admires his tenacity & his small size. Ha!
Q: How does Fisk compare to other villains you’ve played in films like Men In Black/The Cell?
A: All unique. Nature/Nurture.
Q: How much of (the) show will be essence of a Crime/Drama?
A: The task is balancing crime drama and action/adventure 1/2.
Q: How is it replacing Michael Clarke Duncan?
A: MCD was an awesome actor. Not taking over. Reinventing.
Q: Can you summarize Wilson Fisk in three words?
A: Child and monster.
Great questions. You’re all going to be a great audience on April 10th. Thanks again everyone! Can’t wait for you to see Daredevil! Later. V.”
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