Media playback is unsupported on your device

Jude Law on taking different roles as he gets older

3 April 2014 Last updated at 00:02 BST

This week sees the release in the US of Dom Hemingway which stars a bulky Jude Law playing the role of a larger than life London safe cracker.

He can also be seen in The Grand Budapest Hotel in a character role, portraying a writer.

Both parts are a far cry from the so-called "pretty boy" roles that defined his earlier career.

Talking Movies' Tom Brook reports on the actor's changing choice of screen roles.

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.