Jon Bernthal Doesn't Like Method Acting, Here's Why

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jon bernthal is known for his role as punisher in 'daredevil'

he recently discussed the making of the show 'we own this city'

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in the interview with thr he was asked his thoughts on method acting

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he said he is not a fan of the method, finding it abusive to actors

"These conversations are difficult for me, honestly, because every actor has a process. "

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Having studied in Moscow at the Moscow Art Theater, I guarantee you that making everybody call you by your character name and not showering for eight months was not what Stanislavski had in mind with the method... This idea of method acting where  George was only allowed to call me Wayne, I don’t roll like that. I don’t see any benefit in that.

he mentions the example of the film lincoln, where daniel day-lewis was only called 'mr. president' 

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jon bernthal is one of many actors, such as Mads Mikkelsen and Samuel L. Jackson, to condemn the practice

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