HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 24: Actors Ben Kingsley (L) and Daniela Lavender attend the U.S. Premiere of Marvel's Iron Man 3 hosted by Audi at the El Capitan Theatre on April 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California.
I decided not to play him villainously ... but to try to play him as a man who has a profound belief in his own sense of righteousness ... that is what's terrifying about these people who hack into our airwaves, and broadcast to us ... they're uttering the most vile, destructive things.
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