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For actor Tim Blake Nelson (‘Old Henry’), the riveting Western drama is the ultimate ‘unmasking of a father and farmer into a killer’ [Exclusive Video Interview]

For actor Tim Blake Nelson (‘Old Henry’), the riveting Western drama is the ultimate ‘unmasking of a father and farmer into a killer’ [Exclusive Video Interview]

“A privilege of acting is getting to learn new stuff and to embrace the demands of looking like you’ve been doing something all your life,” reveals Tim Blake Nelson about what he values about portraying new characters. As the star of writer/director Potsy Ponciroli‘s new Western drama “Old Henry,” Nelson spent months in pre-production preparing himself for the physical and emotional demands of playing a mysterious recluse and protective father in the Wild Wild West, who reveals an unexpected darker side when he is threatened by menacing outsiders.

“I demanded more of myself in terms of knowing where I am in the story,” he explains. “This felt like an extra challenge in this role, which is one of the reasons I wanted to do it, because in addition to being in the narrative trajectory, there’s this other unmasking that’s taking place that’s beyond the

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