"His name was brought up to me early, but I said I don't want to work with a kid that I can only work with for six hours a day...
Butut I finally gave in and agreed to see Anton, because everyone kept talking about him.
Friends and fans inside and outside Hollywood are flocking to twitter to share their favorite role of his that shows off his skills.
For many, his part in the critically acclaimed Like Crazy is the epitome of his talent.
Anton changed my life in so many ways and I'll never forget him. Not only is it a beautifully-acted romantic drama, it is one of Anton Yelchin's best performances.
But Charlie's charisma also makes him a natural confidante among his peer, making him a Ferris Bueller-style BMOC—and life especially starts to look up when he starts dating Kat Dennings' Susan, the daughter of his new school's alcoholic principal played by a scene-stealing (obviously) Robert Downey Jr.We’re still feeling the shocking loss of Anton Yelchin, an incredibly talented actor gone way too soon.In the months since his passing, Kat Dennings’ Instagram feed has been breaking our hearts.As Jacob, Yelchin was featured alongside other stars-in-the-making Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything) and a pre-Hunger Games Jennifer Lawrence.The starry-eyed couple, Yelchin and Jones, are abruptly forced apart when, after graduation, Anna’s student visa expires and she is shipped back to England for overstaying her welcome in the United States.Director Doremus released a statement on Yelchin's passing on Sunday saying: "Anton was one of a kind.Such an old sould who was one of the most sincere but also funniest people I have ever met." He continued, praising his lead actor to He taught me what being a humble and hard working artist is all about.Anton Yelchin's life was tragically cut short last June, his death coming before he had received the widespread credit for his acting chops that he so rightly deserved.He was best known to theatergoers for his essential role as Chekov in the rebooted and never looked back, spending the rest of his life doing what he knew as a child he was meant to do.Like Crazy garnered critical acclaim, winning Grand Jury Prize at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. Andrew Barker from Variety called the film “an exquisite, beautifully acted gem.”NPR reviewer David Edelstein said, “Yelchin [has] the rawness, the spontaneity of little kids,” and you can really see that in his performance early in the film.“Jones and Yelchin manage to register eight or nine distinct degrees of quiet ambiguity, throughout” Barker wrote, “ranging from tenderness to spite.” In one scene towards the end of the film, the reconciled couple fight over some snooped text messages—who hasn’t been in that situation?From this simple exchange, you can see why Anton Yelchin was the talk of Hollywood.