Category: Interviews

Interviews with actors, casting directors, directors, screenwriters and more!

Interview: Johnathon Schaech on ‘Day of the Dead: Bloodline’, Playing a Zombie and His Long Running Career

"Every time I work, I work to create something special and unique and no matter what platform it is, I always try to bring something to it." - Johnathon Schaech

Interview: Odeya Rush on ‘Almost Friends’, How She Prepares for a Role and Her Worst Audition

Rush also spoke about directing her first short, "I loved it. That's my passion, really, writing and directing."

Interview: Mario Van Peebles Talks ‘Superstition’, Acting and His Long Career

"As an actor/director, it's easier to actually direct other actors because you kind of give them what you want to get." - Mario Van Peebles

Interview: Director Benedict Andrews on His New Film, ‘Una’

"He really goes up there and puts everything on the line." - Director Benedict Andrews on Ben Mendelsohn

Interview: John C. McGinley on ‘Stan Against Evil’, “Panic Acting” and His Time on Broadway

McGinley talks about Stan and the tiny moment that anchored last season, his time on Broadway and more!

Interview: Janet Varney on ‘Stan Against Evil’, Shooting Episodes Out of Sequence and Getting Vomited On

"I think Dana said, 'I don't know how I'm going to get you out of this.'" - Janet Varney

Interview: Dana Gould Talks ‘Stan Against Evil’, His Inspiration for the Show and Creating a Were-Pony

"I like being the weird guy that comes in and goes out. My acting career, I tend to be their weird guy that comes in and goes out." - Dana Gould

Interview: Elizabeth Rodriguez on Rehearsals, What She Looks For in Roles and Her New Film, ’11:55′

"I think who we are as actors, we can’t have an objective perspective. When you’re directed by someone who is incredible, they have the ability to see it and explain it and bring you to it."

Interview: Mekia Cox Talks ‘Chicago Med’, Recurring Roles and Musical Theatre

"You audition, get cast and two days later, you’re in Chicago. That’s kind of how it happened." - Mekia Cox on Her 'Chicago Med' Audition

Interview: Jimmy Smits Talks ’24: Legacy’

Smits chats about his role and working with "pro to the max' Gerald McRaney, who plays his father on the show.

Interview: Richie Keen on ‘Fist Fight’and How He Transitioned from Actor to Director

"As an actor, I got so many things like, ‘He’s not cute enough.’ ‘He’s not tall enough, he’s not this enough. He’s great, we just went another way.’" - Director Richie Keen

Interview: Michael Xavier on ‘Sunset Boulevard’, Glenn Close and the Weirdest Thing That’s Happened On-Stage

"As an actor, I’m always trying to learn constantly. Always trying to hone my craft." - Michael Xavier

Interview: Michael Park Talks ‘Dear Evan Hansen’, Audition Nerves and Why He Considers Himself “Fortunate”

"I’m always a little bit nervous but those nerves help inform characters sometimes." - Michael Park on Auditioning

Interview: Serayah on ‘Empire’, Her Character and Her Latest Song

"I’ve been in the shoes of fighting all the no’s and waiting to get the yes and once you get the yes, pressing forward and doing what you can with your opportunity that you got." - Serayah

Director Padraic Lillis on How He Directs Actors in Solo Shows

Actor Douglas Taurel interviews Padriac Lillis, a director inducted into the indie theater hall of fame and someone who is very well known for directing solo shows.

Interview: Gotham’s Chris Chalk on Playing Lucius Fox, Bad Auditions and Why He Likes Helping Young Actors

"Learn what you are as an artist, what your brand is and what you really want. Instead of letting the industry dictate it for you." - Chris Chalk

Interview: Dan Amboyer Talks ‘Younger’, Auditioning and His Time at Carnegie Mellon University

Amboyer chats about his audition for YOUNGER, playing a new character and his worst audition ever.

Interview: James Wolk on ‘Zoo’ and Green Screen Acting

"Green screen acting sucks, it is so hard to do." - James Wolk

Interview: ‘NCIS: Los Angeles’ Star Daniela Ruah on This Season’s “Inspired Story Line” and Filming Around Her Pregnancy

Dainela Ruah talks about how the show shot around her pregnancy and the "drastic" change that'll happen to the NCIS team.