Category: TV

Josh McDermitt on His ‘Walking Dead’ Character: “I’ve had to make decisions for myself because being an actor is all about making choices”

Josh McDermitt reveals that not even he knows the truth -- and he wants to keep it that way in order to help his performance.

Why Giovanni Ribisi Never Intended to Do a Show Like ‘Sneaky Pete’ and When He Finally Decided to “Chase Being an Actor”

"A friend of mine introduced me to the Actors Studio and Marlon Brando and Robert De Niro and Gary Oldman. It really was a revolution for me." - Giovanni Ribisi

‘This Is Us’ Star Chrissy Metz on Her Long Road to Success

"When I booked 'This Is Us', I had 81 cents in my bank account" - Crissy Metz

Abigail Spencer on Going from ‘Rectify’ to ‘Timeless’: “I had never been a lead of a network show before”

"I saw Lucy differently than other people did. I didn’t want to play a hero; I wanted to play someone at the beginning of their journey." - Abigail Spencer

Mark-Paul Gosselaar on ‘Pitch’: “The other side, the acting side, is easy, in relation to the physical stuff”

"I started playing it in a certain way and the writers started writing it a certain way to complement what I was doing onscreen." - Mark-Paul Gosselaar on 'Pitch'

To Play a Smoker on ‘Rectify’, Abigail Spencer Asked a Smoker How to Act Like a Smoker

"I had never smoked before playing Amantha. I thought it was going to be my kryptonite." - Abigail Spencer

Mahershala Ali on Playing the Villain in ‘Luke Cage’: “The task is for you to humanize them”

"If you go into playing these people and put your energy toward the anger and the violence, you disconnect yourself from the root of who these people are, who any character is." - Mahershala Ali

Luke Hemsworth on ‘Westworld’: “It was a no-brainer to me. I was absolutely going to jump onboard”

"As an actor, if you're given very little information about what's going on, then you're forced to make it up." - Luke Hemsworth

Mike Colter on Playing ‘Luke Cage’: “I was looking at it from the standpoint of an artist”

Colter says that it didn't take long for him to understand the importance of the character in comic book history.

‘Luke Cage’ Star Simone Missick on Why She Loves Her Character, Misty Knight

Simone Missick: "When I read the sides - you know Marvel is so secretive I didn’t get a script — I had no idea this was Misty Knight, that she was a superhero"

Sarah Paulson: “I muscled a lot of what I’ve achieved by sheer force of will and relentless determination”

"If my career had turned out like the fantasy I had of what it was going to be, it would never have made me happy" - Sarah Paulson

Boyd Holbrook on Shooting ‘Narcos’ in Colombia: “It was the most difficult thing I’ve ever done”

Holbrook talks about working with the real-life Steve Murphy, what movie inspired his narration, and why shooting in Colombia was so challenging.

Wagner Moura on Playing Pablo Esobar in ‘Narcos’: “He was a mean, mean, awful human being, but he was a human being”

"I think I've read everything that was written about him, but I did that in order to forget all that and then to create my own version of him." - Wagner Moura on Playing Pablo Escobar

John Krasinski Remembers His Almost Disastrous Audition for ‘The Office’

At the audition, Krasinski he was a bit too honest about his love of the original UK version of 'The Office'

David Harbour on his ‘Stranger Things’ Role: “I always felt like a man who’s had to fight for things”

"I believe in the power of theater, and I don’t think you need to be in a blockbuster to touch people." - David Harbour

John Turturro on ‘The Night Of’, Almost Quitting Acting and Why He Doesn’t Chase Awards

"Why do I have to pay a publicist? I’d rather save my money so I can go do an Off Broadway play.'" - John Turturro

Michael Kenneth Williams on How His Roles Impact Him: “That energy’s gotta go somewhere”

Since his days of playing Omar on 'The Wire', Williams has learned how to separate himself from his characters.

‘Mr. Robot’ Casting Directors on Casting Rami Malek, Carly Chaikin and Christian Slater

"If they looked like an actor they were discounted immediately." - 'Mr Robot' Casting Directors

Stranger Things’ Shannon Purser Discusses Her Character Barb’s Popularity

"This is the biggest thing I've ever done and how cool would it be if I actually got this? And I did!" - Shannon Purser on Her Audition for 'Stranger Things'

Winona Ryder on ‘Stranger Things’ and Aging in Hollywood

"I went from weirdo teenager to pixie waif to them not knowing what the hell to do with me." - Winona Ryder