David Costabile: 1/19/16
David Costabile is an actor best known for his roles on Breaking Bad, The Wire, and Lincoln. He stars in Showtime’s latest series, Billions, as Mike “Wags” Wagner, the right hand man to Bobby “Axe” Axelrod. Today, Brian and David discuss the actor’s process and the importance of “assuming your own brilliance.” Plus, David talks about his fanboy’ish encounter with BryanCranston, a theatre audition gone terribly wrong, and why he keeps creating rulesfor himself just to break them. Topics mentioned:BillionsBreaking BadThe WireTufts UniversitySolitary ManThe Moment with Tom McCarthy: 10/27/15TitanicShubert TheatreA Chorus LineSpamalotThe MahabharataThe Empty SpaceCaroline, or ChangeStripesHeatThe Moment with Maggie Siff: 12/1/15BloodlinePeople mentioned:David CostabileDavid LevienAndrew Ross SorkinBryan CranstonPeter O’TooleTom McCarthyJames LapineMike NicholsBill MurrayHank AzariaOliver PlattAntony SherTony KushnerMaggie SiffGlenn KesslerThis episode of The Moment is brought to you by Showtime’s new series Billions. Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis star in this bold, original drama as two of New York’s most powerful titans locked in an epic battle of egos. And there is no line both men won’t cross to win. Billions—a new series, Sundays at 10pm—only on Showtime. Email: email@example.comTwitter: @BrianKoppelmaniTunes: itunes.com/themoment
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