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Bryan Cranston: “Without luck you will not have a successful career”

Few actors have the career trajectory of Bryan Cranston, who, after decades of supporting roles has suddenly, in his mid-fifties, found himself the star of a critically acclaimed television series, Breaking Bad, and roles in several high-profile movies, including Drive and Argo. In a lengthy interview with The Guardian, Cranston talks about the affect Breaking Bad has had on his career and how he looks at his current success.

Ben Whishaw on the Intimidation of Playing the New Q in ‘Skyfall’

Not many actors have to step into a role that was at one time played by an actor in seventeen films previously, so perhaps it’s fair to say that Ben Whishaw has it more difficult than most young actors by appearing as James Bond’s personal armorer Q in Skyfall.

Susan Sarandon’s Tale of the Casting Couch

It’s nearly impossible after decades of a successful career to imagine Susan Sarandon as a fledging actress, but the 66-year-old was once the victim of those infamous casting couch sessions.

Cynthia Nixon on the Challenges of a British Accent and Playing Evil in ‘World Without End’

Sex and the City’s Cynthia Nixon has taken on a whole new world in the upcoming ReelzChannel’s mini-series that has been adapted from the works of author Ken Follett. Entitled World Without End, Nixon has traded in her glamorous life with Carrie Bradshaw and the girls for a more devilish role. In the $46 million dollar production Nixon plays Petranilla, a killer and master manipulator living in the 14th century in the midst of the Hundred Years’ War with Black Death looming in the air.

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