TIFF VIDEO: Alex Russell on ‘Cut Snake’

TIFF 2014: Cut Snake – Interview with Alex Russell by CraveOnline

Alex Russell is a young actor you need to keep an eye on. Whether he’s headlining a found-footage Akira remake in the cult hit superhero movie Chronicle, or rapping about his impressive shark-fighting abilities, he always makes an impression. So we caught up with him at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival to get to know him a little better, and learn more about his festival entry Cut Snake, the new film from director Tony Ayres co-starring Sullivan Stapleton (300: Rise of an Empire) as an ex-con with a mysterious connection to Russell’s character, who must deal with this unexpected visitor or have his new life destroyed.

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But what does “cut snake” mean? How does the actor feel about the big, huge twist at the middle of his new film? How shirtless was the set of Cut Snake? And what sort of weird jobs did Alex Russell have before he became an actor?

You’ll find out the answers to these questions and more as Brian Formo from CraveOnline interviews the star of Cut Snake, playing this week at the Toronto International Film Festival. Keep coming back to CraveOnline for more exclusive news, reviews and interviews from TIFF!