On November 8, 2019, “Midway”, an American war film based on the attack of Pearl Harbor and Battle of Midway during World War II, was first released worldwide.
Directed by Roland Emmerich, this passion project features an ensemble cast of A-list Hollywood celebrities; Nick Jonas, Darren Criss, Luke Evans, Patrick Wilson, Woody Harrelson, Dennis Quaid, Aaron Eckhart, Mandy Moore, and more. It holds a record of being one of the most expensive independent films of all time, with a production budget that costs $100 million.
Among the A-listers, DA MAN spotted four actors that were featured in DA MAN Magazine throughout the years. Darren Criss, Patrick Wilson, Alexander Ludwig, and Peter Shinkoda have shared their exclusive stories to DA MAN. Revisit the interview:
1. DARREN CRISS – DA MAN December/January 2012
The newest star of “Glee”, Darren Criss, knows how to create a buzz. His creative troupe made a YouTube video, having fun with Harry Potter, which went viral, not once but twice. Read the exclusive interview.
2. PATRICK WILSON – DA MAN April/May 2013
While most of his fans in Asia know him best for his roles in Hollywood hits like Watchmen, The A-Team and Insidious, Patrick Wilson first rose to fame as a Broadway song and dance man, earning Tony nominations for his roles in “The Full Monty” and “Oklahoma!” along the way. He talks to Ronald Liem about the path his diverse career has followed and what he has learned along the way. Read the exclusive interview.
3. ALEXANDER LUDWIG – DA MAN April/May 2012
Twenty-year-old Alexander Ludwig is a veteran actor of more than a decade. That may sound like fuzzy math, but it’s because the Vancouver, Canada native and son of actress Sharlene Martin Ludwig (Breaking Point; 1994) began his career at the age of nine (in a Harry Potter toy commercial). Read the exclusive interview.
4. PETER SHINKODA – DA MAN April/May 2011
Hollywood actor Peter Shinkoda was on the cusp of his big breakout role playing the character Dai in the hugely anticipated Steven Spielberg-created TV series, “Falling Skies” about an epic alien invasion. Read the full interview.
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