Matt Bomer: ‘Last Tycoon’ could take place ‘in 1936 or 2017 seamlessly’

By Karen Butler to UPI Matt Bomer says the 1930s-era film producer he plays in the new Amazon drama The Last Tycoon is trying to achieve immortality against a ticking clock. Based on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s unfinished, Hollywood-set novella, the series co-stars Kelsey Grammer, Lily Collins and Dominique McElligott. It is to premiere in its…

How Amazon’s ‘The Last Tycoon’ Brought 1930s Hollywood Glamour Back to Life

An award-winning costume and production designer team (including ‘Mad Men’s’ Janie Bryant) delivers a visual feast to the streamer’s new series, starring Matt Bomer and Kelsey Grammer as a studio head and his boss. – Cathy Whitlock to Pret-a-Reporter The closest template was always going to be a Downton Abbey,” says writer-director Billy Ray (whose…

Amazon Tackles Hollywood’s F. Scott Fitzgerald Obsession

“The Last Tycoon,” a nine-episode series, is the latest good-looking attempt to adapt F. Scott Fitzgerald for the screen. – By Brooks Barnes to NY Times Meltdowns are not Matt Bomer’s style, not even remotely, but he would have been due one in mid-March. It was late afternoon, and Mr. Bomer had been at work…

Matt talks “The Last Tycoon” with Men’s Fitness

In another interview published today, Matt sat with Men’s Fitness to talk on what attracted him to the role, his appreciation of 1930s, and his secret to staying calm, cool, and collected under pressure in any of life’s tricky situations. What were your thoughts when you first accepted this role? How excited were you? I…

Matt Bomer talks “The Last Tycoon” with OUT

In another interview released today, Matt talked to OUT about straight roles, pride, & the greatness of Montgomery Clift. The show displays a dark side of Hollywood. Is this a realistic view or is it more cynical? I think Fitzgerald was never appreciated in his time the way we appreciate him now and I think…

Matt Bomer Talks “The Last Tycoon” With Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair has published a great interview with Matt, in which they talk Fitzgerald, Amazon, Texas, and the pros and cons of being ridiculously good-looking. Check some excerpts below: How do you latch on to a part like this? Well, a big part of it was researching Irving Thalberg, and of course revisiting the novel….

Matt Bomer Is Absolutely on Fire Right Now

Mens Fitness – By Mark Clayton Long before he broke hearts as a lovably devilish ladies’ man on USA’s White Collar or shed 40 pounds for a Golden Globe–winning role as an AIDS victim in HBO’s The Normal Heart—and certainly before he gyrated alongside Channing Tatum in the Magic Mike films or played a vampire…

Jack Kilmer by Matt Bomer to V Man

The current issue of V Magazine published an interview with Jack Kilmer (son of actor Val Kilmer) made by Matt Bomer. Jack and Matt will be appearing next on 70s crime caper The Nice Guys, and Matt has nothing but great thinks to say about the kid: I love the film, and his performance in…