uk were lucky enough to sit down with LEGO Batman star Will Arnett in the Batcave for an exclusive interview.The actor and comedian even revealed if Batman would vote for Donald Trump as a fellow billionaire.Then three years ago, Wes Anderson cast him as a camp and moustached Monsieur Gustave H. ‘You have to go to weird places in your head and — well you can never say never — but after an SS commandant, a serial killer in Red Dragon and Voldemort [in Harry Potter], I decided I didn’t want to be that definition of evil any more. I’ve dabbled a bit.’ He’s still wearing the Harry beard, and it suits him.
Even then he mumbles so that some words are lost on the tape. He’s hunched, eyes roving, hands constantly in motion, whether massaging his great shag of beard or meeting each other in a papery fondle.
Interviews make him ‘uncomfortable’, ‘reluctant’, ‘guarded’ and ‘wary’. His silences would make Pinter fidget (the longest between question and answer is 37 drawn-out seconds). He has a range so elastic it goes to the psychopathic reaches of Commandant Amon Göth in Schindler’s List (for which he was Oscar-nominated) to the tripping-foppish romantic lead Christopher Marshall in Maid in Manhattan (in which he starred opposite Jennifer Lopez). ”’ Fiennes says dryly, ‘and parts such as Laurence Laurentz in Hail, Caesar! Lovely parts.’ Which surprised Fiennes as much as anyone ‘because before that, I was not exactly bombarded with comedies’. Fiennes ‘didn’t much want to’ inhabit the mindless violence of his darker characters any more.
Kealy was a legend after his courage six years earlier in a clandestine war against communist insurgents in the desert kingdom of Oman.
At the battle of Mirbat, he and eight other SAS men fought off an attack by several hundred guerillas, killing up to 80 of them.
'My sisters and I encouraged her to look into an alternative cure after she showed us the doctor's X-ray, which highlighted the arthritic band in her back,' says Fiennes.
Her miraculous remedy was found in a library book that extolled the virtues of a natural cure for arthritis that included daily doses of cider vinegar, honey and black molasses, and regular Epsom salt baths.
The barren Brecon Beacons in Wales were at their winter worst. A notoriously tough endurance test known as the Long March was under way for would-be recruits to the elite regiment - a 41-mile mountain slog in full kit and laden pack, to be completed in less than 17 hours.
Hurricane-force winds whipped up the snow and freezing rain to a deadly chill factor of minus 50c. Fighting their way through the blizzard, one team - a corporal and captain - could just make out ahead of them what they mistook for a rock protruding from the blanket of snow.
The Harry Potter villain plays a major role in The LEGO Batman movie, and although Fiennes portrays Alfred the Butler, another actor has taken on his old part…SPOILER WARNINGBritish surrealist comedian Eddie Izzard plays Lord Voldemort in The LEGO Batman Movie, providing a voice almost identical to Fiennes.
It’s not clear why Fiennes didn’t reprise the part, when he’s in the film anyway, especially when his voice was used for LEGO Lord Voldemort in the LEGO Dimensions video game.
They manoeuvred him into a survival bag, and, while the captain went for help, the corporal climbed in beside the frozen man, using his body heat in a bid to revive him. When Major Mike Kealy DSO was finally brought off the mountain 19 hours later, he was dead.