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Matthew Rhys on Shooting ‘The Americans’ in New York: “You hold up a bunch of New Yorkers who can’t cross the street, they’re not going to take it well”

As a native New Yorker, one of the most refreshing things in recent years has been the amount of television series and films that now shoot in New York City. When I was growing up, films and television shows that were set in New York were hardly ever shot there (Jackie Chan’s Rumble in the Bronx should have been titled Rumble in Vancouver and I don’t think even a minute of the entire run of Friends was ever shot in New York City), so it’s wonderful to see that those days are over.

Keri Russell on Her New Risque Role in ‘The Americans’

Keri Russell was ready to take on a more risqué role than Felicity. In her new project, FX’s The Americans, Russell portrays a KGB agent posing as part of a happy American couple. Her character is first seen in a more compromising position than Felicity ever would have been caught in.