Ian Mcshane - Ian Mcshane: 'Pirates Beard Was Like A Dead Cat'

0
0
Subscribe to Ian McShane alerts

Ian McShane thought his beard on 'Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides' was like a "dead cat".

The British star portrays fearsome pirate Blackbeard in the fourth instalment of the 'Pirates' franchise - alongside Johnny Depp and Penelope Cruz - and while he loved the shoot, he did not mind getting rid of the cumbersome facial hair at the end of the day.

He said: "It was a pleasure to shoot it. I was only glad it finished so I could get rid of the beard!"

"It was the heaviest thing - it was like having a dead cat around my face! It was made in three or four pieces and held on by magnets and God knows what else. It took an hour and a half to put on every day.

"It was sort of spectacular. He was a real biker pirate - it's all black leather."

The 68-year-old star also stars in forthcoming project 'Jack the Giant Killer' with Nicholas Hoult and Ewan McGregor, and he is pleased to be able to do family friendly films.

He told Total Film: "I guess now with 'Pirates' and my new film, 'Jack the Giant Killer', I'll have to do something serious next time. It's actually been nice, the last couple of years, to be able to do films that I can show to the grandchildren."


Contactmusic

Tags: Ian McShane - Ewan McGregor - Johnny Depp - Nicholas Hoult - Penelope Cruz - Pirates Of The Caribbean

0
0
Subscribe to Ian McShane alerts
Advertisement

More Ian Mcshane

'John Wick' Makes $5.45 Million On Opening Night But Critics Aren't Too Sure About Its 'B-Movie' Styling

John Wick was released in US cinemas on Friday (24th October) and has already been hailed as a financial success, making $5.45 million on its...

John Wick Trailer

John Wick was one of the criminal underground's finest hitmen until the untimely death of his beloved wife. Now he's living a relatively solitary life...

Hercules Movie Review

Far more entertaining than it has any right to be, this is a big, messy blockbuster retelling of the Greek myth that thankfully has a...

Hercules Trailer

Following his deadly ordeal of being put through the Twelve Labours by his father Zeus and his people, all Hercules wants from life is to...

Advertisement

So THAT's Why Sacha Baron Cohen Was Kicked Out of Wembley

Sacha Baron Cohen is acquiring quite the cast for his quirky sounding football hooligan comedy 'Grimsby', with Johnny Vegas, Ian McShane, Homeland star David Harewood...

Sacha Baron Cohen Adds to 'Grimsby' Cast With McShane, Harewood, Sidibe and Vegas

Sacha Baron Cohen’s spoof spy comedy, ‘Grimsby’, is beginning to take shape. According to the Hollywood Reporter, actor Ian McShane (Hercules) David Harewood (Homeland), Gabourey...

Does Dwayne Johnson Have The A-List Clout to Carry 'Hercules'?

Despite packing a pretty tremendous supporting cast including Ian McShane, John Hurt and Rufus Sewell, Brett Ratner's 3-D epic Hercules is about only one actor:...

Fifty Fired for Taking 'Hercules' Photos - We've Got Official Snaps [Trailer]

Dwayne Johnson has hammered home the secrecy behind Paramount and MGM's new Hercules movie by claiming that almost fifty crew-members were fired for attempting to...

Advertisement

Comments

Ian McShane Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Ian McShane

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All