Emmy Magazine Features
He'd had the idea for years, Steve Martin says, before finally sharing it one day over lunch: three New Yorkers with an interest in true crime stumble upon a murder in their building. With his longtime buddy Martin Short and new pal, Selena Gomez, a hit Hulu series took form.
Over his long and rich acting career, Michael Keaton has remained superbly relatable, and that's especially true of his recent role in Hulu's Dopesick. "When you're acting opposite Michael, the idea that 'this is not real' melts away," says a costar. "He makes it look effortless."
For four seasons, Marty and Wendy Byrde (Jason Bateman and Laura Linney) have played whack-a-mole, swatting down one risk after another. When we meet Marty, he's "living a tragically subdued life," according to his business partner, Bruce. And then the games begin. Let's play!
The star and executive producer of The Equalizer said yes to her hit show on the very first pitch. She also regularly says yes to trusting herself, to being kind, to feeling fear — and even to occasional failure. "If my gut tells me I can do something," she says, "I'm going to go for it, whether I fail or not."