Ethan Hawke stars in a fall style shoot for the August 2018 issue of GQ. The celebrated actor connects with photographer Fanny Latour-Lambert for the occasion. Front and center, Hawke dons fashions from luxury labels such as Tom Ford and Ermenegildo Zegna Couture. He also talks about his latest projects First Reformed and Juliet, Naked. Asked if he could give the same performance he delivers in First Reformed, ten years ago, Hawke easily answers.
No. You ever hear the expression
That actor has gravitas? When I was younger, that always sounded cool to me.
George C. Scott had gravitas. Gene Hackman had gravitas. What I didn’t know is that to have it, you had to have gone through a lot of pain. [laughs] You’ve had enough success to know success isn’t gonna make you happy, and you’ve had enough failure to know that that’s even worse, and you know all the things that you’re not going to be. And simultaneously, I’m becoming an adult, right? I mean, this should have happened a long time ago, but it’s happened—I have four kids, I get asked to join boards, I get asked to teach. The universe is changing what it wants from me. Read more at GQ.com.