Studio 360

Why Are So Many Actors Playing Themselves This Fall?

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Al Pacino, Robin Wright, Michael Keaton, Julianne Moore, Ryan Phillippe, and Juliette Binoche tackle the toughest roles of their careers: themselves.
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The Leonard Lopate Show

Maggie Gyllenhaal's New Role Blends the Personal and Political

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

In the upcoming SundanceTV miniseries The Honorable Woman, she portrays Nessa Stein, whose personal life mirrors the volatile politics of the Middle East.

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The Takeaway

Colin Firth on Torture & 'The Railway Man'

Friday, April 11, 2014

Actor Colin Firth discusses his new film “The Railway Man,” which tells the true story of Eric Lomax, a British Army officer who is tortured as a prisoner of war at a Japanese labor camp during World War II.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

James Franco's Debut Novel

Monday, October 14, 2013

James Franco talks about his acting and directing career, as well as his debut novel, Actors Anonymous. Loosely modeled on Alcoholics Anonymous’s Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, the book is an intense, wild ride into the dark heart of celebrity. He'll also discuss his latest film based on Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying.

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Top Five Actors who Crossed Over to Classical Music

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Here are our five favorite examples of the multitalented people who’ve made that jump between the world of acting and that of classical music.

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