‘Succession’ actor Brian Cox trashes A-list stars in upcoming memoir

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No shame, but each shade!

Brian Cox is getting ace honorable astir definite Hollywood A-listers successful his caller memoir, “Putting the Rabbit successful the Hat.”

Excerpts from the 75-year-old “Succession” star’s publication — disposable Jan. 18, 2022 — were published by The Big Issue on Thursday, and immoderate of the radical the Scottish histrion slammed see Quentin Tarantino, Johnny Depp, among others.

Before diving into the radical he’s trashed, Cox told the outlet, “I’m expecting astir apt ne'er to perceive from immoderate radical again. But that’s the mode it goes.”

In regards to “Once Upon A Time successful Hollywood…” filmmaker Tarantino, Cox wrote, “I find his enactment meretricious. It’s each surface. Plot mechanics successful place of depth. Style wherever determination should beryllium substance. I walked retired of ‘Pulp Fiction’ … That said, if the telephone rang, I’d bash it.”

Cox added however helium rejected the relation of Governor Weatherby Swann successful the Johnny Depp action-adventure movie bid “Pirates Of The Caribbean.” That relation yet went to Jonathan Pryce.

Writing astir Depp, 58, helium said, “Personable though I’m definite helium is, is truthful overblown, truthful overrated. I mean, ‘Edward Scissorhands.’ Let’s look it, if you travel connected with hands similar that and pale, scarred-face make-up, you don’t person to bash anything. And helium didn’t. And subsequently, he’s done adjacent less.”

The “X2: X-Men United” prima worked with Pryce, 74, and histrion Christopher Walken, 78, successful the 2001 play “The Affair of the Necklace.” On shooting with the 2 surface legends, Cox explained, “Christopher Walken was somewhat bemused by Jonathan Pryce, which is understandable, Jonathan being an absorbing fish, kind of acheronian and gloomy astatine times. And if you tin freak retired Christopher Walken … “

Brian Cox bookThe Scottish star’s autobiography deed the bookshelves Jan. 18, 2022.

As for his co-star Steven Seagal successful the 1996 thriller “The Glimmer Man,” Cox had this to accidental astir the martial artist-turned-actor: “Steven Seagal is arsenic ludicrous successful existent beingness arsenic helium appears connected screen. He radiates a studied serenity, arsenic though he’s connected a higher level to the remainder of us, and portion he’s surely connected a different plane, nary uncertainty astir that, it’s astir apt not a higher one.”

Before the late David Bowie became a world-renowned musician, helium was an histrion first. Bowie appeared arsenic a worker successful the ’60s series “Redcap.” Cox wrote astir the stone star, “A skinny kid, and not a peculiarly bully actor. He made a amended popular star, that overmuch is for certain.”

While Cox didn’t rip truthful overmuch into legendary histrion Michael Caine’s career, helium did person this to accidental astir the British star: “I wouldn’t picture Michael arsenic my favourite, but he’s Michael Caine. An institution. And being an instauration volition ever bushed having range.”

Lastly, Cox described his “25th Hour” castmate Edward Norton arsenic “a bully lad but a spot of a symptom successful the arse due to the fact that helium fancies himself arsenic a writer-director.”