“The magazine’s called RedEye?” asks “Red Lights” star Cillian Murphy, who played the villain in the 2005 horror-on-an-airplane film “Red Eye.”
Yes, I tell him, and ask if he gets strange looks on planes. “No, thankfully I don’t,” the 36-year-old actor says. “I thought I would, but people forget movies quickly, man.”
Not when actors choose parts as carefully as Murphy, who has appeared in memorable films such as “Inception,” “Batman Begins,” “Sunshine” and “28 Days Later.” In “Red Lights,” opening July 27, Murphy stars as Tom, a physicist determined to expose a renowned psychic (Robert De Niro) as a fraud.
Murphy says he embraces the entertainment aspects of psychics who...