Creating Daniel Plainview [2/2]: Method Acting, Direction, and False Starts | There Will Be Blood

In part 2 of his series on There Will Be Blood, Tyler discusses Daniel Day-Lewis’ method acting, how Paul Thomas Anderson directs actors, and the false start of production that recalibrated and refined the film’s protagonist, Daniel Plainview.





Acting Analysis

Daniel Day Lewis

How to Write Compelling Characters

Period Drama

Paul Thomas Anderson

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