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Day-Lewis praises his child co-star

Even though his 10-year-old co-star was new to acting, Daniel Day-Lewissaid he didn’t need to adjust his style while filming There Will BeBlood.<br />


Even though his 10-year-old co-star was new to acting, Daniel Day-Lewis said he didn’t need to adjust his style while filming There Will Be Blood.

“No difference, but it certainly would very much depend upon the 10-year-old. And this was just a remarkable young person,” Day-Lewis told Newsweek for editions on newsstands yesterday. “He was just a great companion. He was my partner. I miss him a lot, actually.”

Dillon Freasier stars as the young son of a California oil baron in the early 20th century. Day-Lewis, who won a Golden Globe for best dramatic actor for the epic, said Freasier’s parents didn’t know anything about the movies.

“There was a moment which could have gone awry at the very beginning, when his mom quite rightly thought, ’What kinds of people are going to be involved with my son?’” Day-Lewis said.

“She wanted to see what I was going to be like, because she knew he would be spending a lot of time with me,” he told the magazine.

 
 
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