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Chris Messina on Acting in Television: “You have to be open to change and surprises”

While Chris Messina has been busy this season with the coupling of Mindy and Danny on The Mindy Project, there’s one other show fans can still catch him on, The Newsroom. The HBO show is coming back for a third and final season. Messina shared his thoughts to Vulture about the short run of the cable show. He said, “I don’t know. I actually think [short seasons] will be something we see a lot more of, like True Detective. There’s so much great television and I’m so behind, it’s kind of nice to not to be overwhelmed with the idea ... Read more

Jeff Daniels Praises Aaron Sorkin: “He writes scenes that you get to play and get your teeth into”

Jeff Daniels is somewhat enamored with his boss, creator/writer/executive producer Aaron Sorkin. The two are working together on HBO’s series, The Newsroom, where Daniels is able to recreate some of Sorkin’s best monologues.

Thomas Sadoski on His ‘The Newsroom’ Audition

Thomas Sadoski’s connections to the world of theater helped him land the role of Don Keefer on HBO’s The Newsroom.

The Newsroom’s Dev Patel doesn’t want to be an actor who is a “victim of the system”

Dev Patel has no desire to be typecast. “Me being who I am, I automatically get pigeonholed into some things,” said the actor who is now starring in Aaron Sorkin’s HBO drama, The Newsroom. “I do try to look for roles I can mold and change, and writers and filmmakers who aren’t close-minded.”

“It’s been a lucky year or two,” said Chris Messina who is currently starring in ‘Ruby Sparks’, ‘Celeste and Jesse Forever’, TV’s ‘Damages’ and ‘The Newsroom’

It would be difficult to go to the movies or turn on the TV right now and not see Chris Messina. He will be in six films by the end of the year, including Ruby Sparks and Celeste and Jesse Forever, and is currently on Damages, The Newsroom, and the upcoming The Mindy Project.

‘The Newsroom’, ‘The Babymakers’ & ‘The Daily Show’: Olivia Munn is Having a Great Year

Hollywood is not an easy place. Despite dreams and general perceptions of what some consider “overnight success,” there is rarely, if ever, anything comparable to that particular occurrence. Olivia Munn, star of Aaron Sorkin’s new HBO drama, “The Newsroom,” is an actor who has worked long and hard for her recent success, even if her career appears to have blown up “overnight.”

Sam Waterston on ‘The Newsroom’: “I think it’s aspirational”

Sam Waterston has found himself another role on television that he can sink his teeth into. After playing Jack McCoy on Law and Order for 16 seasons, Waterston is now starring as Charlie Skinner in Aaron Sorkin’s new HBO drama, The Newsroom.

Jesse Eisenberg to Guest on Aaron Sorkin’s ‘The Newsroom’ Pilot

The Social Network star Jesse Eisenberg has inked a new deal to appear in Aaron Sorkin's upcoming HBO series The Newsroom.