Interviews with actors, casting directors, directors, screenwriters and more!
"I always say to actors, if you don't get something, there's a reason. It's okay. It sucks in the moment. But it'll all work out man." - Michael Kelly
"When you film out of order, you just don't want to wait for lightning in a bottle for a scene to kind of find its feet." - Jess Weixler on why she works with an Acting Coach
"The first day is always, 'What the hell am I doing here? Who am I kidding? They're gonna see. They're gonna fire me!'" - Shawn Doyle on Acting Jitters
"I'm learning a ton, and the character is evolving a bunch, and I feel like I learn something new every time I learn a new script." - Johnathan Fernandez on 'Lethal Weapon'
"Anytime I get a chance to play something completely different, or do something that's so out of the ordinary, than I take that." - Anne Winters on Choosing Her Roles
"No one has a direct pathway or a direct chart as to how to do this. We're all in this haphazardly together." - Tamlyn Tomita
"Oh, they're horrible. They're horrible, and they're fake and their not inductive to good work. That's the truth." - Richard Short on Auditions
"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
Rush also spoke about directing her first short, "I loved it. That's my passion, really, writing and directing."
"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
"He really goes up there and puts everything on the line." - Director Benedict Andrews on Ben Mendelsohn
McGinley talks about Stan and the tiny moment that anchored last season, his time on Broadway and more!
"I think Dana said, 'I don't know how I'm going to get you out of this.'" - Janet Varney
"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
"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."
"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
Smits chats about his role and working with "pro to the max' Gerald McRaney, who plays his father on the show.
"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
"As an actor, I’m always trying to learn constantly. Always trying to hone my craft." - Michael Xavier
"I’m always a little bit nervous but those nerves help inform characters sometimes." - Michael Park on Auditioning