Bob Odenkirk and Michael Sheen discuss working in both comedy and drama in Actors on Actors presented by Autograph Collection. Actors on Actors is an interview series for Variety where celebrities interview each other on their work and careers, and is released at the height of Emmy nomination season. Michael was up for consideration for his role as Bill Masters in Masters of Sex Season 2, and Bob was up for consideration for his role as Saul Goodman in Better Call Saul Season 2 (for which he was nominated).
Michael and Bob discuss their experiences of playing the same role for extended periods of time, being surprised by your character, and the new era of TV we live in now. Two very talented actors praising and discussing each other’s work with depth and insight.
Original truncated version of the interview:
“The danger is you don’t allow yourself to be surprised by your character anymore.”– Michael Sheen
Full length interview:
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