Emmy Magazine Features
As a complex, unpredictable pontiff, Jude Law asks viewers of his HBO mini to feel loathing and elation.
After his once-in-a-lifetime job on Friends and a short-lived spinoff, Matt LeBlanc (“My favorite thing is doing nothing”) retreated to his California ranch. But Episodes — and the chance to mock his own persona — lured him back to work. Now he’s giving his all to Man with a Plan, as star and executive producer.
Epix is betting on breakout original series (think Mad Men, Breaking Bad, The Shield …) to brand the boutique network. So it’s rolling out the red carpet to creatives with straight-to-series deals, strong marketing and more.
The trials of technology and humanity made Mr. Robot right for Christian Slater.