Adam Driver Trained For Juilliard By Joining The Marines


>>Stephen: PEOPLE ARE VERY
EXCITED AS YOU CAN TELL. PEOPLE STOOD ON THEIR FEET WHEN
YOU CAME OUT HERE. ARE YOU USED TO THAT YET, PEOPLE
SO EXCITED TO SEE YOU ALL THE TIME?>>NO, NO.>>Stephen: NO?>>I HAVEN’T REALLY GONE OUTSIDE
MUCH IN THE PAST COUPLE OF MONTHS.>>Stephen: NOT SINCE THE
WHOLE “STAR WARS” THING?>>NOT SO MUCH.>>Stephen: DO YOU NOT LIKE
THE PEOPLE COMING UP TO YOU AND GOING, “OH, MY GOD ARE YOU THE
GUY WHO KILLED HAN SOLO.” I WAS DOING A CHILD. ( LAUGHTER ).>>THE KIDS, YEAH, ARE GREAT. I FEEL LIKE BEFORE PARENTS WERE
LIKE, “STAY AWAY FROM MY KIDS.” AND NOW THEY’RE LIKE, “GET UP
THERE AND TAKE A PICTURE. YOU’LL APPRECIATE IT LATER.” ( LAUGHTER )
BUT THAT PART OF IT IS GOOD. I LOVE THAT PART.>>Stephen: YEAH?>>YEAH. THE PARENTS ARE THE SCARY THING.>>Stephen: ARE YOU– DOES
THIS SCARE YOU, “NEWSWEEK” MAGAZINE CALLED YOU A MILLENNIAL
SEX SYMBOL. ( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE )
ARE YOU– DO YOU LIKE THAT? I MEAN THAT’S NICE.>>NO, NO– YEAH, THAT’S NICE,
YEAH. NO, I DON’T KNOW WHAT TO SAY. YEAH, THAT’S —
>>YOU DON’T HAVE TO SAY ANYTHING. JUST SIT THERE AND BE SEXY.>>THERE ARE SO MANY PEOPLE THAT
WOULD DISAGREE WITH THAT, PROBABLY PROBABLY.>>Stephen: WOULD ANYONE
DISAGREE WITH THAT.>>Audience: NO!>>Stephen: SEE? YOU HAVE TO ACCEPT IT. YOU HAVE TO ACCEPT YOUR
SEXINESS. IT’S LIKE HITTING THE ICE ON THE
ROAD, YOU HAVE TO TURN INTO IT. YOU HAVE TO TURN INTO IT. WHAT I LIKE ABOUT YOU IS NOT A
LOT OF PEOPLE SERVE IN THE MILITARY IN THIS COUNTRY, ABOUT
1% OF THE PEOPLE IN THIS COUNTRY SERVE IN THE MILITARY. AND I DON’T KNOW A LOT OF ACTORS
WHO HAVE SERVED IN THE MILITARY. AND YOU WERE A–
>>OH, MAN.>>Stephen: A MARINE. OKAY? ( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE )
YEAH. WAS THIS GUY– WAS THIS GUY
PREPARED TO BE A MILLENNIAL SEX SYMBOL RIGHT THERE?>>OF COURSE,.>>Stephen: I KNOW SOMETIMES
PEOPLE IN THE MILITARY WILL HAVE, LIKE, A NICKNAME FOR EACH
OTHER. DO YOU HAVE, LIKE, A NICKNAME
WITH ALL YOUR OTHER BULDIES?>>ACTUALLY, NO. THERE WAS ANOTHER GUY IN MY UNIT
THAT HAD BIG EARS, SO HE WAS– HE WAS EARS 1, AND I GUESS I WAS
EARS 2.>>Stephen: WAIT A SECOND. TAKE A LOOK AT THIS AGAIN. YOU HAVE BIG, BEAUTIFUL EARS,
BUT THERE WAS A GUY WHO OUT-RANKED YOU IN EARS?>>YEAH.>>Stephen: REALLY?>>YEAH, YEAH.>>Stephen: WOW!>>HIS LAST NAME WAS MARTINEZ.>>Stephen: EARS MARTINEZ.>>YEAH, HE WAS EARS 1 AND I WAS
EARS 2, BUT HE KIND OF GOT THE MAJORITY OF IT. OF THE VERBAL PUNISHMENT. ( LAUGHTER )
>>Stephen: THAT’S A PUNISHMENT, THE EARS THING?>>WELL, JUST THE VERB– JUST
THE GENERAL ABUSE AS PART OF THE WHOLE THING. IN A GOOD WAY. ( LAUGHTER )
>>Stephen: NOW, I UNDERSTAND AFTER THE MARINES YOU WENT TO
JUILLIARD.>>YES.>>Stephen: AND YOU ACTUALLY
KNOW SOME OF THE GUYS IN THE BAND.>>I DO, JON —
>>MIKE AND EDDIE AND JOE. ( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE )
>>Stephen: YOU GO FROM THE MARINES, YOU HAVE BAD INJURIES,
YOU WENT FROM THE MARINES AFTER TWO YEARS AND YOU WENT TO
JEWELLARD. DOES ANYTHING TRANSLATE FROM THE
MARINES TO STUDYING ACTING?>>ACTUALLY, YEAH, I THINK SO. FOR ME I FEEL IT’S A SMALL GROUP
OF PEOPLE WORKING, YOU KNOW, AS A TEAM. YOU KNOW, EVERYONE HAS A ROLE. YOU HAVE TO KNOW YOUR ROLE. IT’S NOT ABOUT ONE INDIVIDUAL
PERSON. SO IT’S NEVER LIKE YOU SHOW UP
ON A MOVIE OR A PLAY AND TRY TO MAKE EVERYONE WORK AROUND YOU. YOU’RE JUSHOLE THING. IN A GOOD WAY. ( LAUGHTER )
>>Stephen: NOW, I UNDERSTAND AFTE
>>BECAUSE NOW, YOU’RE A STAR! EVERYBODY OUT OF MY WAY! IT’S ADAM DRIVER!>>YEAH, JUST LIKE THAT. ( LAUGHTER )
( APPLAUSE )

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