Shooting the moon
Benicio Del Toro frequently taps dark urges to bring compelling characters to life, but his latest role – a werewolf – was inspired by the movies of his childhood in Puerto Rico
Benicio Del Toro is pacing a room in the Merrion Hotel, Dublin, patting the pockets of his charcoal-black suit jacket. The 42-year-old Oscar-winner is looking for his cigarette lighter, and once he finds it - with an ‘‘Aha!” and a beatific smile - he folds his six-foot frame into a plump sofa and squints his already hooded eyes through a curl of smoke.
It’s worth noting up front that Del Toro’s reputation as a prickly...
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