'Anna Karenina' star Jude Law photographed by Sam Taylor Johnson for T: The New York Times Style magazine.
Here’s what the 39-year-old actor had to share with T.
On no longer being Hollywood’s young ‘pretty thing’
In a weird way, it’s kind of a relief to think, ‘Oh, I know I’m not that young sort of pretty thing anymore. It’s quite nice talking about what it was like to be the young pretty thing, rather than being it.
On his role in Anna Karenina
It seemed to go against everything I have done, and it was fun to investigate the sides of a man that I hadn’t done before in any way, shape or form, because I always play against type; I have never played anyone like me.
You suddenly start to go, ‘What, what, wait a minute. How do they know this? Where are they piecing this together from?’ The weird thing is that you start taking things for granted. Like I thought, Maybe this is just heightened interest in what I’m doing. This is what my life has become. This is my lot and I’ve got to deal with it.