Beau Willimon: 4/28/15
Beau Willimon, creator and showrunner of House of Cards, joins Brian to talk about showrunning in the wake of Brian’s new series, Billions. Beau also dives into the backstory of Frank Underwood, the Tibetan monks, and a certain intense scene between President Underwood and Tom Yates. They also discuss Beau’s other work including Farragut North, The Ides of March, and the importance of collaboration in theatre and television. Mentioned this week: Billions – a new Showtime series Glengarry Glen Ross a play by David Mamet The Anxiety of Influence by Harold Bloom American Buffalo a play by David Mamet House of Cards Horton Foote Farragut North a play by Beau Willimon The Ides of March a film adaption of Farragut North Davidson College Solitary Man Tony Gilroy David Milch Deadwood Barack Obama’s impact on The Ides of March George Clooney @KevinSpacey @RealRobinWright Agnieszka Holland @PennJillette The Parisian Woman a play by Beau Willimon and directed by Pam MacKinnon La Parisienne a play by Henry Becque Note: Season 4 of House of Cards was officially announced earlier this month.
Kerry Bishé: 4/21/15
Tim Ferriss: 5/5/15
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