Video: McAvoy talks ‘Filth’, loving the unlikeable

Associated Press photo provided by Invision/JOEL RYAN -- James McAvoy greets fans as he arrives Monday at a central London cinema for the UK premiere of 'Filth,' an adaptation of the novel by author Irvine Welsh.
Associated Press photo provided by Invision/JOEL RYAN -- James McAvoy greets fans as he arrives Monday at a central London cinema for the UK premiere of 'Filth,' an adaptation of the novel by author Irvine Welsh.

Reflecting on his starring role as a depraved cop in the film adaptation of the Irvine Welsh novel “Filth,” James McAvoy explains our fascination with unlikeable characters and why perfecting an accent is not the be all and end all of a performance.

See the video here.