Tim Curry himself wasn’t a stranger to the musical style earlier than boarding the movie undertaking, having first gotten his first full-time function within the Broadway musical «Hair» earlier than hopping onto the stage manufacturing of «The Rocky Horror Present» as Dr. Frank-N-Furter. Whereas he believed the function itself virtually ruined his profession after the movie manufacturing of «The Rocky Horror Image Present» was launched, loads of work acquired thrown his approach, which included the movie adaptation of «Annie.»
In a 2020 interview with Forbes, Curry and his former co-star, Carol Burnett, chatted about their experiences engaged on «Annie.» Curry himself described what it was prefer to painting the character and work alongside each Burnett and Peters since virtually all of their scenes had been collectively. «Rooster was a hustler, and folks love that sort of character,» Curry shared. «He was lots of enjoyable. I approached it very a lot in my approach, however the three of us had been very shut. We had been like The Three Musketeers. Carol is, after all, a legend and doubtless the funniest girl alive.»
Burnett added: «The chemistry was there proper from the start, and John was superb about letting us go along with it. He believed that you simply rent an individual due to what they’ll deliver to the film, so you do not attempt to inform them easy methods to do it.»
Huston’s flexibility together with his actors was an incredible profit and allowed Curry to tug inspiration from different locations to assemble his model of Rooster.