Farrell added: « I remember someone going, ‘Oh God, it’s not good.’ And my publicist going, ‘It’s really not good…’
« They had all the printed reviews, and one after another was telling me to pack my bags, I’d been found out: Alexander the Dull, Alexander the Boring, Alexander the Inarticulate, Alexander the Weak.
« I was like, ‘Holy sh*t.’ I thought, ‘What can I do?’ I felt so much shame. I found myself in a place where with everyone I met I wanted to say, ‘Have you seen Alexander? If you have, I’m really sorry.’
The star revealed he had a complete crisis of confidence i himself, his ability and his career.