S12 E1: Reese Witherspoon, Hugh Jackman, and more preview image Variety

PBS SoCal and Variety present "Variety Studio: Actors on Actors," a series of half-hour specials that takes you inside the biggest movies of the year through candid conversations between some of today's most acclaimed actors. Hosted by Variety New York Bureau Chief Ramin Setoodeh, each episode brings together three pairs of actors engaging in intimate one-on-one discussions about their craft and work. Get an insider’s look into the creative process and what it takes to finely hone the craft of acting.

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Zendaya, Paul Rudd and more

Claire Danes (Homeland) and Damian Lewis (Billions) delve into working together on Homeland, playing complex characters and the final season of Homeland. Zendaya (Euphoria) and Mj Rodriguez (Pose) discuss bringing pieces of themselves to characters, finding the underlying themes of their shows and telling stories that haven’t been told.

  • 2020-08-16T15:00:00-07:00
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Reese Witherspoon, Hugh Jackman and more

Regina King (Watchmen) and Reese Witherspoon (Little Fires Everywhere) discuss meeting on Legally Blonde 2 and how motherhood changed their desire as producers to tell the stories reflective of the world we live in. Anne Hathaway (Modern Love) and Hugh Jackman (Bad Education) talk about working on Les Misérables together, the amount of research they did before portraying real people, acting in difficult locations and ending 19 years as the Wolverine character.

  • 2020-08-23T15:00:00-07:00
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Jennifer Aniston, Patrick Stewart and more

Jennifer Aniston (The Morning Show) and Lisa Kudrow (Space Force) share the times they watched bloopers from Friends online, working with Steve Carell, how the Me Too movement shaped The Morning Show and working on Space Force. Daveed Diggs (Snowpiercer) and Anthony Mackie (Altered Carbon) discuss the fandom of Avenger movies and Hamilton, and working on their Sci-Fi series.

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