Malin Akerman: 3/8/16
Malin Akerman is an actress best known for her roles in The Heartbreak Kid, Couples Retreat, and Showtime’s latest series, Billions. Today, Malin discusses how a tumultuous relationship with her mother shaped her career and personality (6:00), when she noticed she wanted to be an actor (11:00), and how becoming a parent moved her away from comedy and towards drama (23:00). Plus, Malin talks about how she prepares to go toe-to-toe with Maggie Siff in a scene (32:00) and the effect of being an outsider on playing American characters (36:00).Topics mentioned:BillionsLandmark ForumThe Complete Works of William ShakespeareRock of AgesTrophy WifeThe TicketTribeca Film FestivalThe Heartbreak KidPeople mentioned:Malin AkermanDavid LevienNeil BurgerMelissa ErricoPaul GiamattiOren MovermanMaggie SiffThe Moment is brought to you by A&E’s hit series Bates Motel. Catch the new season when it returns Monday March 7th at 9 p.m. Eastern Time on A&E. Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgTwitter: @BrianKoppelmaniTunes: itunes.com/themoment
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