Andrew Garfield 'Tick, Tick...BOOM!' Interview

Andrew Garfield, star of Netflix's Tick, Tick… BOOM!, sits down with CinemaBlend’s managing director Sean O’Connell to discuss portraying famed RENT writer Jonathan Larson, aging as a Hollywood actor, working with first-time film director Lin-Manuel Miranda and much, much more.

Video Chapters

  • 00:00 - Intro. (Interview from an airport)
  • 00:26 - Andrew Garfield on the terrors of turning 30 and aging in Hollywood
  • 02:00 - The mentors and positive reinforcement Andrew Garfield had throughout his career
  • 03:19 - Working with director Lin Manuel Miranda, who once performed as Jon in Tick, Tick… Boom!
  • 04:00 - Andrew Garfield on acting without words while others sing
Sean O'Connell
Managing Editor

Sean O’Connell is a journalist and CinemaBlend’s Managing Editor. Having been with the site since 2011, Sean interviewed myriad directors, actors and producers, and created ReelBlend, which he proudly cohosts with Jake Hamilton and Kevin McCarthy. And he's the author of RELEASE THE SNYDER CUT, the Spider-Man history book WITH GREAT POWER, and an upcoming book about Bruce Willis.