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Andy Serkis Spills Details On Supreme Leader Snoke

Posted by Dustin on November 18, 2015 at 12:12 PM CST

Andy Serkis is best know for his motion capture skills as seen in great hits such as The Lord Of The Rings and The Planet of The Apes series. However we know pretty much nothing about his character for Star Wars: The Force Awakens other than his name, until now. Andy spoke with Empire Magazine recently about "Supreme Leader Snoke", here's a brief snippet -

"It was quite an unusual situation," Serkis tells us in the new issue of Empire. "I worked specifically with Domhnall Gleeson and with Adam Driver. My first day was basically standing on a 25-foot podium doing Lord Snoke without the faintest idea what he looked like... or in fact who he was! I was very high up, totally on my own, away from everybody else, but acting with them."

For someone whose characters are usually front and centre of their respective films (hello Gollum, King Kong and Caesar), it's a refreshing change to see Serkis' Snoke so firmly under wraps. "He is severely damaged. Although he's a powerful leader, he comes across as vulnerable. Very scarred and disfigured." But the actor assures us that Snoke is a guaranteed force to be reckoned with: “we used sort of a ‘Kongolizer’ method of having sound come out of speakers to give a sense of scale and distance for the character. So it was very challenging and scary, in fact probably one of my most scary film experiences I’ve ever had."

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