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    Men Behaving Badly

    Brian Kerwin has just finished a rigorous day of rehearsals, and he mentions that he plans to wind down by having a drink with a fellow actor from the show. "It's been one of those 'have-a-drink-after-work' kind of days," he says. But workday pressures notwithstanding, he immediately seems energized ...

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    Character Driven

    "I became a writer because I love actors," explained Peter Hedges, best known for his novel and screenplay What's Eating Gilbert Grape, as well his Oscar-nominated screenplay adaptation of Nick Hornby's About a Boy. "The first thing I ever wrote was because I was on a mission to ...

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    Naomie Harris Goes Back to School in 'The First Grader'

    Harris plays Jane Obinchu in the heartwarming true story of Maruge, an elderly ex-revolutionary who, in post-imperialist Kenya, seeks the basic education denied him in his youth.

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    Coming Homebody

    "I feel a director has a responsibility to create a safe environment so that the actor feels comfortable enough to fail. I have to be there 150 percent and listen and be honest with my feedback, and not just say, 'Oh, don't do that.' To be able to have ...

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    Facing the Truth

    Hugh Dancy has no choice but to agree when it's pointed out to him that he has thus far made a career of playing lucky, confident, blithe men in beautiful period pieces.

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    People Person

    In last year's monster hit "The Hangover," Rachael Harris terrorized audiences as Melissa, a sharp-tongued control freak with no concept of personal space.

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    From 'Deep Space' to 'Cairo'

    As an actor of Arab descent, Alexander Siddig has strong feelings about what roles he'll tackle and conversely pass on.

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    Hitting His Stride Before '2012'

    Most actors consider themselves lucky to be in one blockbuster. Chin Han will soon have two under his belt.

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    Seriously, Now

    Michael Stuhlbarg, of "A Serious Man," had worked on stage with Frances McDormand, Joel's wife, and had met both Coens socially. But he admits to being intimidated at his first audition

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    Accent on 'Youth'

    Director Miguel Arteta would like to be known as the man who gives voice to awkward dorks everywhere. "Dorkiness is my realm in which I live, so I celebrate dorkiness," the director says.