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  • Six of this season’s hottest awards contenders — also including Liev Schreiber, Michael Sheen and Jeff Daniels — talk to THR about losing movie gigs to the Brads (Pitt and Cooper, that is), worrying whether their agency is fighting hard enough for them and getting jealous over other performances.

    The arrival of Josh Charles at Mack Sennett Studio in Los Angeles’ Silver Lake neighborhood on the morning of March 30 was like seeing a ghost. Only seven days earlier, the Good Wife star (and long-time pal of panelist Jon Hamm) was brutally killed off his hit CBS series, lending a palpable memorial vibe to the start of an otherwise buoyant gathering of six dramatic actors: The Newsroom’s Jeff Daniels, 59; Ray Donovan’s Liev Schreiber, 46; Masters of Sex’s Michael Sheen, 45; The Normal Heart’s Mark Ruffalo, 46; Mad Men’s Hamm, 43; and Charles, 42.

    Join in as these veteran performers of film, theater and television debate the merits and failings of Twitter, why the talent agency system is failing up-and-comers and why a fear of typecasting — and never working again — often can be an actor’s most effective tool.

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  • June 05, 2014
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