Emmy Magazine Features
As a wee boy in Wales, Matthew Rhys was already working on his American accent when he and his pals played The A-Team. Some three decades on, that accent perfected, he awed audiences in The Americans as a Russian spy in deep cover. Now, in HBO’s new Perry Mason, he returns to TV with the origin story of the dogged defense lawyer, a staple of U.S. pop culture for almost a century.
Signing on to a multi-year series post Hamilton "felt like a huge decision,” says the busy Daveed Diggs, though ultimately the right one.
On TNT’s Snowpiercer, the survivors of an apocalypse are stuck circling the globe on a train with a strict class divide.
For the unassuming Cobie Smulders, signing on to Stumptown meant stepping up to the top of the call sheet — and to the duties of co-executive producer — and she’s thrived in the dual role.
Where does a Michelin-starred chef and worldwide TV purveyor — who’s also an Ironman competitor and racecar driver — find the next television frontier? For Gordon Ramsay, it’s Nat Geo’s Uncharted.