Glen Powell Is an “Ideal Collaborator” For Director Richard Linklater

Ever since he was a teenager, Glen Powell has been a frequent collaborator for Academy Award nominee Richard Linklater.

The pair first linked up on 2006’s Fast Food Nation which was released shortly after Powell’s eighteenth birthday, and now they’re back together for the action comedy Hit Man.

In that time, Powell has grown significantly as an actor, landing some major roles in Hidden Figures, The Expendables 3, and Top Gun: Maverick among others.

During an interview with Collider’s Steve Weintraub at our TIFF media studio at the Cinema Center at Marbl Linklater discussed how Powell has changed in his eyes from a fledgling actor hitting his stride to a superstar.

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