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Ewan McGregor Talks Fatherhood, Big Budget Movies, & His New Projects with 'Esquire'

Ewan McGregor Talks Fatherhood, Big Budget Movies, & His New Projects with 'Esquire'

Ewan McGregor looks so suave on the cover of Esquire magazine’s October 2016 issue.

Here’s what the 45-year-old actor had to share with the mag:

On being away from his family while working: “I’m not in a unique position in being a father who travels for his work. I could be an oil-rig worker. There’s lots of people who are not home on a Monday-to-Friday regular basis.”

On big budget movies: “Very big studio pictures are tedious to make. If you’ve got eighty people in your crew, as opposed to two or three, suddenly you’re with all these massive f*cking egos walking around. All that takes up time and money, which is why they take five months to shoot. Everyone’s quite happy if you come home having done a third of a scene. I can’t stand it. As a Scottish working man, I’m like, ‘F*cking get on with it.’”

On directing & starring in American Pastoral: “I spent a whole day with the script, just turning the pages slowly and thinking, Okay, can I see myself playing this scene and having done the prep for it and then doing the postproduction for it? Can I do it? Can I do it? Can I do it? I came to the conclusion that yes, I should definitely give it a go. I would always be regretful if I didn’t.”

For more from Ewan, visit Esquire.com.

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Credit: Dusan Reljin/Esquire
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