oliver in 1x04, “let’s go scooping”
A portrait of Tom Hardy from Vanity Fair.
and joys give rise to moons.
We grow forests in our bones
so our memories can’t find us.
I believe we hide and haunt ourselves.
That guy, he was just sex but you’re more… than sex.
Connor and Oliver in 1.04 Let’s Get to Scooping.
But really, who was the first person to take two characters from a fandom and be like
"Yeah, right, but get this; what if one of them is a barista,”
When Marvel approached him with the part four years ago, Evans turned it down — several times. “The problem was initially, it was a nine-movie contract. And they said, if these movies take off and do very well, and my life changes and I don’t respond well, I don’t have the opportunity to say, listen, I need a fucking break. That just scared me.”
After testing a handful of other actors, Marvel made another attempt to woo Evans. “They called back and they tweaked the deal,” he recalls. “It went from nine (films) to six. I said no again.” Marvel tried once more, and that’s when Evans’ reps started giving him a hard time, the actor admits. “My family was even going, ‘Are you sure you’re making the right decisions?’ It started to feel like maybe this is what I’m supposed to do.” [x]
You can never label yourself as “one of the good ones” you gotta be constantly calling yourself out and checking yourself and if you can call out others. We all have internalized shit we gotta combat every second. Just gotta deal with that. Re: racism, misogyny, transmisogny, transphobia, etc. We all have something to work on!