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‘Veep’ Star Tony Hale: “There’s a reason why I do anxious characters — it comes from a lot of personal anxiety!”

"In your head, actors can be like, I want to have something coming up or having just done something, to have something to talk about, which is a really unfortunate way of thinking." - Tony Hale

Gary Cole on ‘Veep,’ Improvising and His Early Career

"It was all like a dream. It didn't make any sense to me, how I got there, but sometimes that's the way that it goes." - Gary Cole on getting cast in his first major TV role

Julia Louis-Dreyfus: “Opportunity for women in television has increased. It’s because the landscape has widened”

"I did not come out of SNL as any kind of name. I didn’t do anything particularly great when I was there. I didn’t. It’s fine. But I learned a tremendous amount."

Anna Chlumsky on Character Backstories and Her Broadway Debut in ‘You Can’t Take It With You’

Veep actress Anna Chlumsky is using her time off from filming the popular HBO series by making her debut in the Broadway revival of You Can’t Take It With You. She has taken over the role of Alice Sycamore, the only member of the family who appears to have her head screwed on right. Chlumsky took over the role from Rose Byrne on January 6, and shortly afterward she spoke to Entertainment Weekly about how her performance resembles Byrne’s and why playing Alice is more difficult than it seems. Though Chlumsky saw Byrne perform the role, she admits that she ... Read more

Timothy Simons on His Breakthrough ‘Veep’ Role: “On the first day, I immediately thought I was going to get fired”

While it’s undeniable that Veep is definitely Julia Louis-Dreyfus‘s show (she has her third and fourth Emmy to prove it), she has a stellar supporting cast to count on to make the show really great. However, one of those cast members, Timothy Simons, who plays the awful presidential liaison Jonah Ryan, was an unknown actor when he was cast in the role. In an interview with The New York Times, Simons talks about his character, his history in acting, and how his inexperience made him feel while acting opposite Louis-Dreyfus. Simons admits that Ryan’s creepy and abrasive nature makes him ... Read more

Tony Hale on Shooting HBO’s ‘Veep’

Tony Hale he talked briefly about the process the cast and Creator/Writer/Director went through to create the show.

Matt Walsh Talks ‘Veep’ and Comedy: “A fat guy is guaranteed to get the highest laugh count”

Upright Citizen's Brigade veteran Matt Walsh may not have the most familiar name, but he's appeared in some of the most popular comedies of the last decade, including The Hangover, Old School, and I Love You Man.