Rhys Ifans on Playing The Lizard in Spider-Man
Cinema Blend got a chance to talk to Rhys Ifans at the Toronto Film Festival and talk turned to the actor playing the Lizard in The Amazing Spider-Man.
"The majority of the time I'm me, I'm a human, not a Lizard. That's hard enough," Ifans said. "I did have the CGI suit for certain scenes. The Lizard is 9 feet tall. There was one day that I went on set and they had a double, a big big guy, playing me, as the Lizard. I looked at it and I went "No." Following that Marc [Webb, the director] let me know all the physicality, all the physicality you'll see in the Lizard is my own."
He added what it was like to film some of the scenes. "I had a green suit on, and then this cardboard head, and these big claws. It was the most f*cking insane