Benjamin Bratt

I think there’s a settled quality, there’s a gravitas that comes with aging and with being a parent because you certainly come to recognize that there’s nothing else that takes greater priority than raising your children.

“I think there’s a settled quality, there’s a gravitas that comes with aging and with being a parent because you certainly come to recognize that … Read More

Well, for me, the real excitement of doing physical things in films, whether you’re talking about a fight scene or a stunt sequence or even a love scene, for that matter, is by necessity it has to be choreographed very much like a dance. That being said, you have to rehearse it over and over again and find a mathematical precision.

“Well, for me, the real excitement of doing physical things in films, whether you’re talking about a fight scene or a stunt sequence or even … Read More

I’ve made a career over the last seventeen years of mostly playing men in uniform, especially cops. The one thing for an actor that is completely death is if you’re bored, because that boredom will show in your work. So there was an inherent challenge in trying to keep it fresh, because it’s something that I’m familiar with, but the real draw for me was at long last to work with Halle. She and I had come close to working on two other films together prior to this one that unfortunately had fallen apart for various reasons.

“I’ve made a career over the last seventeen years of mostly playing men in uniform, especially cops. The one thing for an actor that is … Read More

I’ve been in scenarios as an actor where you have to manufacture an emotion that’s not really there, but it wasn’t hard with Halle because she’s a great person and very beautiful, so it ain’t a tough job at the end of the day.

“I’ve been in scenarios as an actor where you have to manufacture an emotion that’s not really there, but it wasn’t hard with Halle because … Read More

When you’re working opposite Halle Berry, you’re going to get a lot. So you have to give a lot. That said, what I’ve found striking in the past few days is that people are aware of a good chemistry that exists between us on screen. If that’s so, it’s due to the fact that she and I have a real liking for each other in real life and a real mutual respect.

“When you’re working opposite Halle Berry, you’re going to get a lot. So you have to give a lot. That said, what I’ve found striking … Read More