Matthew Rhys and John Lithgow participated speak about reviving the long-running television character for modern audiences.
Noah on ‘The Americans’: “it’s about relationships; it’s about character, which is always, I think, the most interesting territory to be exploring as an actor”
Matthew Rhys has a lot to tackle (literally) as covert KGB agent Philip Jennings on FX’s new hit drama, The Americans. However, despite being a little worried about taking on the part, Rhys is winning rave reviews for his portrayal.
Matthew Rhys on Shooting ‘The Americans’ in New York: “You hold up a bunch of New Yorkers who can’t cross the street, they’re not going to take it well”
Rhys explains that he had the benefit of being approached about the role, not the other way around.
Actor Matthew Rhys, who played lawyer Kevin Walker on the ABC drama, reports that he’s “back on the audition trail” now that the show’s five-season run has come to an end.