Reflecting on the supporting roles that he plays, Jimmi Simpson remarks, “A lot of the characters I play are [there] to spike the punch of the story.”
‘Days Of Our Lives’ Casting Director Marnie Saitta on the Hardest Parts to Cast and Her Advice to Actors
When asked what is the most challenging aspect of casting ‘Days of Our Lives’, Saitta explains that it’s smaller roles that prove to be the most difficult.
David Rapaport reveals that even though they receive hundreds of submissions for even small parts and only have 3 to 8 days to cast an episode
Norwegian actor Kristofer Hivju spoke about his five-season run on the HBO fantasy series as the wildling Tormund Giantsbane.
Anthony Carrigan talks NoHo Hank, how the character wasn’t intended to live past the pilot and what action movie star informs his performance.
Nathalie Emmanuel speaks about how she went from an out-of-work actress to starring on today’s most popular television series.
Sarah Goldberg speaks about her acting training in the UK and why she wasn’t prepared to improv with Bill Hader during her audition.
Christopher Meloni recalls what he did during his unconventional screen test for the role on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
Freddie Highmore talks about the challenges of playing a someone who is an autistic savant on The Good Doctor, as well as his varied career so far.
Aidy Bryant on Performing on ‘SNL’: “You really are tracking things on, like, four different levels”
Aidy Bryant also talks about one aspect of Saturday Night Live that viewers may not know about and that the cast members must contend with.
Lena Headey on how she gets into character for Cersei — and she points to her wig as a critical gateway into the role.
J.K. Simmons talks about the challenges he faces as an actor and how, even after all these years on screen, there are still questions that he can’t answer.
‘The Good Place’ Star William Jackson Harper on Auditioning for the Series: “That is not at all what I was expecting”
Actor William Jackson Harper speaks about the casting process for the series and how what he read for didn’t end up being part of the series or about his character.
‘The Good Place’ Star D’Arcy Carden: “Acting is so weird. And finding success in acting is so weird”
Carden explains why acting is only for people who really want it — and how Upright Citizens Brigade saved her career.
Dinklage revealed critical aspects about performing as Hervé and also shares some words of caution about actors who are too obsessed with method acting.
Fillion also talks how the industry has changed since he started acting.
Lynskey says that she sees much more interesting opportunities as an actress now than she did at the beginning of her career.
‘Riverdale’ Star Cole Sprouse’s Reddit “Ask Me Anything”: “I intentionally left entertainment for five years, and experienced life”
Sprouse talks about playing Jughead, growing as an actor and more.
Carden speaks about playing her unique character and how she’s followed the character’s changes over the course of the series.
Game of Thrones’ Gwendoline Christie: “None of the people who knew me could understand why I would want to play that part”
Christie speaks about what inspired her to become an actress and why her Game of Thrones role is a perfect fit for her.