‘E.T.’ Inspired Colin Farrell to Act

Ignore the bottle of Jack hanging from Colin Farrell’s lip – maybe deep down this man has always been and has wanted to be a family man.

In a recent interview, Farrell (seen here walking with his script on the set of his new movie Seven Psychopaths in LA) credited Steven Speilberg’s classic E.T. as the driving film that inspired him to act at the tender young age of seven… or eight.

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“I cried and I just loved it. I was just taken away completely to another world. It just inspired in me all sorts of thoughts, emotions, and it has stayed with me very much,” he said.

Guess the Fright Night bad boy, tattooed and iron pumping persona is all just a facade!