One of Hollywood's most talented and enigmatic figures reflects on the dark childhood that shaped him, attaining international fame via 'Transformers' (but only learning to act years later) and, after winding up in court-ordered rehab, confronting his demons by writing and playing his father in a film about his early years.Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg, recorded by Matthew Whitehurst and produced by Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham.
IT'S A PLEASURE TO HAVE BOTH SHIA LEBEOUF AND BOBBY SOTO IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD TO CELEBRATE THEIR UPCOMING FILM "THE TAX COLLECTOR." IN ADDITION TO THEIR WORK IN FILM, SHIA WAS PROUD TO DISCUSS HIS INVOLVEMENT TEACHING THEATER AND ACTING IN DOWNTOWN LA. SO MUCH TO CATCH UP ON WITH BOTH SHIA LEBEOUF AND BOBBY SOTO IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
In this episode I talk with American Actor Shia LaBeouf, who gets real about how the film was made, being the son of a Vietnam Veteran and how various events from his life have allowed him to play this serious lead character in the film. Shia plays the role of a U.S. Marine, Gabriel Drummer, who returns home from a tour in Afghanistan and suffers from PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). We discuss why he wanted to take on this role, how long it took to prepare for it and what was involved in doing so.
The new movie "Man Down" premieres December 2nd in theaters everywhere.
Here is the Official Trailer... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7KWbLummuMI&feature=youtu.be
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