Tar Director Todd Field Helped Invent Big League Chew

Everyone in Hollywood had to get their start somewhere, and it’s always fascinating when we hear a story outside of nepotism.

Actor Danny DeVito had worked as a hairstylist in a mortuary for a brief period of time, Christopher Walken was a former lion tamer, and legendary horror director Wes Craven cut his teeth in the adult film industry.

Most of the eccentric rags-to-riches stories of A-list celebrities have been told time and time again, but director Todd Field, of the fantastic Cate Blanchett vehicle “TÁR,” may have the coolest origin story of all.

Field has been working in the industry for decades, first appearing as an actor in projects like “Radio Days,” “Twister,” and “Eyes Wide Shut,” before pivoting to writing and directing critical darlings like “In The Bedroom” and “Little Children.”Field has been nominated for three Academy Awards for his writing, and if “TÁR,” continues to bring

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