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Bobby Cannavale on the Physical Challenge of ‘The Hairy Ape’ and the Advice Bruce Springsteen Gave Him

"I get to the theater two hours early and run the play in my head, because it’s a lot of words and it takes me there." - Bobby Cannavale

Watch: Drama Actor Roundtable With Rami Malek, Paul Giamatti and More

The actors talk about career mistakes, the lines that they won’t cross and the parts they’d love to land

Bobby Cannavale on ‘Vinyl’: “I’ve never gotten to play a role that’s this dimensional”

"I feel like maybe 20 years ago I wouldn’t have been ready to do this part" - Bobby Cannavale on his role in 'Vinyl'

Bobby Cannavale on ‘Vinyl’, Working with Scorsese and Being “the spokesperson for cocaine”

Cannavale talks about how his role on Boardwalk Empire led to Vinyl, what it's like to work with Scorsese, and how he manages to survive snorting so much fake cocaine.

Screenplay: ‘Danny Collins’

Al Pacino stars as aging 1970s rocker Danny Collins, who can't give up his hard-living ways. But when his manager (Christopher Plummer) uncovers a 40 year-old undelivered letter written to him by John Lennon, he decides to change course and embarks on a heartfelt journey to rediscover his family, find true love and begin a second act.

Review: ‘Adult Beginners’ Starring Nick Kroll, Rose Byrne and Bobby Cannavale

Nick Kroll plays Jake, a self-absorbed entrepreneur who, on the night that his company is about to launch, finds he’s made a huge mistake in getting his product manufactured. Overnight, his company is gone and so is his life. His girlfriend dumps him; his friends and investors hate him, demanding their money back. Some even want him dead. Good times, right? So, with his life in shambles, he retreats to his boyhood home in New Rochelle where his pregnant sister (Rose Byrne), brother-in-law (Bobby Cannavale) and 3-year-old nephew now live. Asking to stay a couple months, the couple make him ... Read more

Trailer: ‘Spy’ Starring Melissa McCarthy, Jason Statham, Rose Byrne and Jude Law

Susan Cooper (Melissa McCarthy) is an unassuming, desk-bound CIA analyst, and the unsung hero behind the Agency’s most dangerous missions. But when her partner falls off the grid and another top agent is compromised, she volunteers to go deep undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent a global disaster.

Trailer: ‘Danny Collins’, A True Story Featuring Songs by John Lennon, Starring Al Pacino

Danny Collins: Inspired by a true story, Al Pacino stars as aging 1970s rocker Danny Collins, who can’t give up his hard-living ways. But when his manager (Christopher Plummer) uncovers a 40 year-old undelivered letter written to him by John Lennon, he decides to change course and embarks on a heartfelt journey to rediscover his family, find true love and begin a second act. Cast: Al Pacino, Annette Bening, Jennifer Garner, Bobby Cannavale, Christopher Plummer Director / Writer: Dan Fogelman In Theaters: March 20th

Jon Favreau’s ‘Chef’ Serves Up a New Trailer

Chef Carl Casper (Jon Favreau) suddenly quits his job at a prominent Los Angeles restaurant after refusing to compromise his creative integrity for its controlling owner (Dustin Hoffman), he is left to figure out what’s next. Finding himself in Miami, he teams up with his ex-wife (Sofia Vergara), his friend (John Leguizamo) and his son to launch a food truck. Taking to the road, Chef Carl goes back to his roots to reignite his passion for the kitchen — and zest for life and love. CAST: Jon Favreau, Sofia Vergara, John Leguizamo, Bobby Cannavale, Dustin Hoffman, Oliver Platt, Emjay Anthony, ... Read more

SXSW Review: Jon Favreau’s ‘Chef’

As much as I like most of the big-budget films that Jon Favreau has directed, if he just stuck to smaller, personal films like Chef, you would never hear a complaint from me. Chef, written, directed and starring Favreau, is a little gem of a movie. Though, to be honest, if he cut out 15 minutes, it would make the film that much better. Favreau stars as Chef Carl Casper, one of the top Chef’s in Los Angeles. When the biggest food critic in town decides to re-review the restaurant he works at, the owner (Dustin Hoffman) wants to play ... Read more

Bobby Cannavale: “Every film I try to do something that I’ve never done before”

Though Bobby Cannavale has been an actor for many years, he’s recently caught the attention of bigger audiences after his Emmy win for his third season role in Boardwalk Empire and a major role in Blue Jasmine.  He spoke to Rolling Stone about getting cast in the film and working with Woody Allen, and explains why he decided to take a role in the remake of Annie. Cannavale says that getting cast in Blue Jasmine was a matter of lucky timing.  He explains, “To this day, I don’t know how Woody Allen knows me. My agent just called one day ... Read more

Watch Bobby Cannavale in a Clip from ‘The Big Knife’

Bobby Cannavale and Reg Rogers in a clip from the Roundabout's revival of Clifford Odet's, The Big Knife.

Bobby Cannavale’s Advice to High School Actors: “‘Say yes to everything,’ because you learn by doing”

Thirty Bronx Theatre High School students had the opportunity to pick the brain of one of New York's top stage actors, Bobby Cannavale, when he visited with them on behalf of the Roundabout Theatre Company’s education program to chat about acting.

Bobby Cannavale: “I’m fighting, whether it’s accurate or not, a perception that I get of people thinking I’m dumb”

There are few actors who can show emotion on stage as well as Bobby Cannavale. Despite a deep passion for the Broadway stage, Cannavale's intensity makes him in demand for a variety of film and television roles, including a season-long stint on HBO's Boardwalk Empire.

Bobby Cannavale on Acting: ‘It was the only thing I ever wanted to do, really”

There are a handful of actors who scare the crap at me, and at the top of the list is Bobby Cannavale. It's not just because he's a tough looking guy, but he happens to be a phenomenal Broadway actor in addition to his television credits.

Full Casting Announced for Roundabout’s ‘The Big Knife’

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the actors for the new Broadway production of Clifford Odets, The Big Knife.

John C. McGinley on His ‘Glengarry Glen Ross’ Role: “Unless you are going to respect what David put on the page … I just think you might as well do a different play”

It's been almost three decades since John C. McGinley last appeared on a Broadway stage, and he certainly didn't choose to return under the radar. McGinley is starring in David Mamet's Glengarry Glen Ross as Dave Moss alongside Al Pacino and Bobby Cannavale.

What’s Al Pacino’s Weekly Salary for Broadway’s ‘Glengarry Glen Ross’?

Usually it pays for Broadway producers to cast big-name actors to draw huge houses. But how much exactly do those big names make? For Al Pacino, who stars in Glengarry Glen Ross as Shelly Levene, it's money that most Broadway regulars could only dream about.