James desire to snag the trophy from the icon is fierce, “She has two, she can share the wealth,” laughs the actress.
Actors on Acting
“Glee had been the longest job I’d ever done in front of the camera, and I really enjoyed it,” commented Groff. “It felt like it was time to take a risk and move out here to L.A., try and get some film and television going. I’m still keeping my place in New York because I couldn’t bear to give it up, and I love doing theater.”
“We obviously were optimistic, but you never know how these things are going to play out, so I think we were all cautiously optimistic, but this is fantastic,” said an excited Rannells.
During rehearsals for his Broadway play “The Book of Mormon”, Andrew Rannells decided to go “method” and pay a visit to the Latter-day Saints New York visitors’ center and meet some real-life missionaries.
“I’ve had people ask me, back in the day, why don’t you audition for Idol? No interest at all.”
I had no experience, and this city is filled with people who have experience and who are trying and going out there and auditioning and taking classes and doing plays. And I was like, ‘I took Acting 101. Hi, L.A.! I’m ready to be discovered!’ Which didn’t really happen.”
Jim Parsons on his Broadway debut, “The Normal Heart”: “There’s something about this play… that, in many ways, is for me exactly why I got into acting to begin with”
“There’s something about this play, this particular production, and the effect it’s having on audiences that, in many ways, is for me exactly why I got into acting to begin with.”
“I don’t think it’s a secret that if we didn’t have a star as big as Chris, this play might not be on Broadway.”
She lives in Los Angeles now, but “little redneck things still come out.” Like what? “I’m attracted to my brother. Stuff like that.”
Shawn Hatosy of TNT’s ‘Southland’: “It’s kind of up to the actor to deconstruct the scene and deconstruct the character and figure out how to make it real”
“You always have to find the character’s center. For Sammy, it always has been troubled kids, the youth in general and his need to try to help. Even in this troubling time, it’s all going to come back to that,” he says.
“I realized for the first time that I couldn’t imagine doing anything else. So I had to make acting a career— to make smart choices instead of choices made for fun.”
Multiple Emmy Award winner John Larroquette is an expert at playing likeable blowhards.
“When you read a script and it takes you on a journey, you completely forget that it all takes place outside and it’s freezing cold, and there’s lots of water and lots of horses.”
The five actors in the new Broadway revival of “That Championship Season” kicked back in Chelsea to talk about their all-male ensemble.
Ben Affleck: “I think you have to still be brave enough to take risks.”
The cast of the upcoming Broadway revival of the Jason Miller’s classic play, That Championship Season, discuss the show in 2 great videos.
Aniston appeared on Oprah with her Just Go With It co-star, Adam Sandler. During their interview, Sandler revealed that Aniston was originally approached to join the SNL cast.
True Grit’s Hailee Steinfeld: “I just had this thought in my mind that [Mattie Ross] was me and nobody else but me”
Hailee Steinfeld, nominated for her role as Mattie Ross in True Grit, on what it took to get her role.
Elizabeth Banks is out at Sundance promoting her two new films, My Idiot Brother (also starring Paul Rudd) and The Details (with Tobey Maguire).
Christian Bale talks about how he gets his American accent, if liking his co-star helps him turn in a better performance and how he got the part.