Sober actor Gary Oldman on playing the drunk in 'Mank'

The award-winner has played some of film’s most iconic characters, both real-life and fictional. In this wide-ranging interview, he opens up to Lucy Allen

04 April 2021 - 00:01 By Lucy Allen

Golden Globe nominee Gary Oldman is tipped to land an Oscar for his portrayal of Hollywood screenwriter Herman J Mankiewicz in Mank.

In the film, directed by David Fincher, the British actor - who won the Best Actor Academy Award in 2018 playing Sir Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour — plays Mankiewicz as he wrestles with the screenplay for Orson Welles's Citizen Kane...

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