Emmy Magazine Features
“If she can do this, she can do anything !” So said a prominent producer when she saw Amanda Peet in IFC’s Brockmire — and then cast her as the lead in Dirty John: The Betty Broderick Story.
Janelle Monáe assumes the lead in Homecoming as a woman desperate to know her own name. During production she stayed in character (“I want that spirit to always show up”)and even quarantine couldn’t keep her from continuous creating.
Jeff Goldblum is interested in everything, and in his new series he goes where his inquiring mind takes him.
As a wee boy in Wales, Matthew Rhys was already working on his American accent when he and his pals played The A-Team. Some three decades on, that accent perfected, he awed audiences in The Americans as a Russian spy in deep cover. Now, in HBO’s new Perry Mason, he returns to TV with the origin story of the dogged defense lawyer, a staple of U.S. pop culture for almost a century.
Signing on to a multi-year series post Hamilton "felt like a huge decision,” says the busy Daveed Diggs, though ultimately the right one.