Aaron Eckhart

Thank you for Smoking

Interviewed by Farin Roberts

“I call my character a likable despicable. ”

Aaron Eckhart made his screen debut as villainous Chad in Neil LaBute's film In The Company Of Men. From there, he moved on to play opposite Julia Roberts in Erin Brockovich, Renée Zellweger in Nurse Betty, and Jack Nicholson in The Pledge.

More recently he's been flexing his acting muscles in various SF films including Paycheck with Ben Affleck and genius B-picture The Core in 2003. Here he tells the BBC's Farin Roberts about how valuable he thinks the other characters in Thank You For Smoking are, and reveals the secret of the Merchants of Death.

video   WATCH: Aaron Eckhart talk about Thank You For Smoking.