It took him "years" to finally get his guest role.
"On Homeland, you’ve got someone about to blow up the vice-president. In Downton, it’s, 'Where are the dress shirts?'"
"I mean, who knows how Ryan's mind works?
"You don’t understand. I’m from Boston, so Matt and Ben are, like, the mayor."
"He only really knows what he wants after he's seen it, and that can make you nervous."
"It's like there's a hipster religion: They fear the same God as the hipsters in East London."
"When I rang Cameron Mackintosh for the movie and said I wanted to go for Jean Valjean, he said, 'Dude, you can't sing that.'"
"Since I'm an unknown actress, I wasn't involved in that media whirlwind of who was being seen for the role, which was lovely."
"I had wanted to be Gavroche!"
It's been six years in the making.
He watches only two shows.
"David sort of liked me for the movie ... and then he didn't like me at all for the movie."
"This is told from an intimate story point of view."
"Hang on a minute ... somehow I’m the bad guy?"
"I find the covering up to be a very strange thing. It's like saying, 'We're all animals,' and I don't agree."
"For two to three years, they would put his crazy sweaters on me."
The documentary he's promoting when he's not promoting The Hobbit.
"NBC is in love with us, but they're not sure it's forever!"
Yup, Jenna Dewan's a goner.
"I've found all of my apartments on Craigslist."
Will they, or won't they?
"The key is to act like you have a furball."
"They're smarter and better."
"Can I be honest? Messina is the best looking one in the room."
"I like it, you know, smooth as can be."