Tag: Simon Helberg

Watch: SAG Conversations with Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant and Simon Helberg of ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’

Streep, Grant, and Helberg speak about working on the film and finding their characters, all of whom were based on real-life individuals.

Simon Helberg on His ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’ Role: “I’m an actor and I want to stretch different muscles”

Helberg spoke about portraying his character in the film and whether or not he feels typecast by his Big Bang Theory role.

Interview: Jocelyn Towne and Simon Helberg Collaborate On and Off-Screen in Town’s Directorial Debut, ‘I Am I’

The new film I Am I, starring Jocelyn Towne and Kevin Tighe, is an intimate look at a father and daughter trying to reconnect after years of estrangement. The reunion is colored by the fact that Tighe’s character suffers from mental illness that allows him to only remember his life up until his 34th year. He has no memory of his daughter. Towne, who not only wrote, directed, produced and starred in the film, also cast her husband, The Big Bang Theory’s Simon Helberg. DailyActor had the opportunity to interview the couple about the experience of working together. “I got the idea ... Read more

‘The Big Bang Theory’ Cast Bands Together for a Significant Pay Raise

Ever since the Friends cast renegotiated their contract together before the start of their third season, group contract negotiations have become de rigueur for television shows. The latest show to band together is the cast of The Big Bang Theory. With the news that Mayim Bialik and Melissa Rauch, who were upgraded from recurring characters to regulars on the series, had signed a new contract, the show’s main stars decided it was also time to ink a new deal. Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco and Johnny Galecki are looking for a pay raise. The three original cast members currently earn $325,000 ... Read more