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Jason Isaacs Shunned by Hollywood

Posted: January 11th, 2008 by WorstPreviews.com Staff
Jason Isaacs Shunned by HollywoodSubmit Comment
Harry Potter actor Jason Isaacs has apparently revealed that he turned to US TV roles because he felt "unloved" by the film industry.

The 44-year-old, who plays evil Lucius Malfoy in the hit "Harry Potter" movies, said he was rejected for other film roles after starring in 2003's "Peter Pan," so he took up parts in "The West Wing" and "Brotherhood."

Isaacs told The Guardian: "I was in 'Hollywood jail' - nobody would touch me because I had been at the center of this very expensive flop. Then I was offered the pilot [for Brotherhood] and it was beautifully written and, frankly, I was feeling unloved by the film world."

Clearly the move into TV is working well, because Isaacs has been nominated for a Golden Globe at the toned-down awards this weekend for his role in BBC drama "The State Within."

Source: The Guardian


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Melisa Coburn writes:
on January 29th, 2010 at 11:22:56 PM

Jason Issacs Is a wonderful actor who is able to portray any charactor givin to him. The first movie's I saw him in were Dragon Heart, and Armagedon, and I have seen him in so many other films since, He is extremely handsome, and I love his british voice. So Jason If you read these comments, Pay no mind to what hollywood conciders in or out, because they miss a lot! Heck, most of there critics wouldn't know a good movie if it bit then in the ass! LOL! You keep doing what you do best Love!
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