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The Leftovers’ Carrie Coon: “It’s Hollywood that lacks imagination. Actors don’t”

"Literature has always been the greatest fuel for my imagination." - Carrie Coon

‘The Leftovers’ star Justin Theroux Wants Fans to “Stop Asking where the 2 percent went!”

Justin Theroux knows the fans of his new HBO show, The Leftovers, have major questions about what is happening. Don’t worry, he was in the same position when he started the series. He talked to Vulture about the confusing nature of the storyline and how he chose to deal with it. Theroux explained, “I was getting scripts one at a time and at the beginning of the season [showrunner] Damon [Lindelof] asked me, ‘Do you want to know the super-arc of your character?’ You know, there’s the arc of each episode and then there’s the super-arc of the season. And ... Read more

Liv Tyler Almost Quit Acting Before ‘The Leftovers’ Came About

Liv Tyler is back in a big way with her new HBO series, The Leftovers. It’s a good thing that the opportunity came along when it did because the actress was ready to pack it all in on her acting career. She said, “I’d think: maybe I should just move to the country and open a store and write books and make music and have a million babies and take in animals. Part of me always longed for it. I’d look at the entertainment industry as a whole and I’d think: where do I fit into all this and do I ... Read more

Christopher Eccleston on Keeping Quiet About his Religious Beliefs and The Hardest Scene to Shoot in ‘The Leftovers’

Christopher Eccleston is no stranger to TV — after all, he is the actor who brought Doctor Who back to life after a sixteen year absence and was also on another cult favorite TV series, Heroes — and he recently returned to the small screen in the HBO series The Leftovers. On the series Eccleston portrays Matt Jamison, a former reverend who is distraught and confused about why he wasn’t “chosen” to disappear in a rapture-like event that caused 2% of the world’s population to disappear that happened three years before the start of the series. He spoke to Vulture ... Read more