Craig Roberts Says Eminem Inspired His Directorial Debut Movie ‘Just Jim’


NME has recently interviewed Welsh actor and director Craig Roberts. In an interview Roberts talked about how Eminem’s ‘Lose Yourself’ inspired his first ever directed movie:

Interviewer: Where did the idea for Just Jim come from?

Craig Roberts: “Strangely it came from Eminem‘s song ‘Lose Yourself’. The lyric: “Best believe somebody’s paying the pied piper” seeped into my brain and got me obsessed with the pied piper story. Emile Hirsch’s character was essentially created from that: he comes in, helps this person out, feels he isn’t rewarded and then goes crazy.”

[Via NME