#2. He can actually relate to sociopathic Kevin.It took producers a long time to find an actor that was suitable for the role of Kevin, but Ezra tapped into the role right away. “To my horror, I do feel a little connected to Kevin,” he confessed. “Always did. Always will.” When Lionel Shriver, the author of We Need To Talk About Kevin, met Ezra at the movie's premiere, she said it was "eerily like having a conversation with Kevin himself."