Variety Studio: Actors on Actors

PBS SoCal and Variety take you inside the biggest movies and television shows of the past year through candid conversations with today's hottest actors. Hosted by Variety New York Bureau Chief Ramin Setoodeh, VARIETY STUDIO: ACTORS ON ACTORS brings together three pairs of actors engaging in intimate one-on-one discussions about their craft and work. Get an insider’s look into the creative process and what it takes to finely hone the craft of acting.

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Season 10

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    Julia Roberts and Amy Adams

    Variety and PBS SoCal take you inside the biggest television programs of the year through candid conversations between today’s most acclaimed actors. This episode features Julia Roberts (Homecoming) with Patricia Arquette (Escape from Dannemora), Amy Adams (Sharp Objects) with Richard Madden (The Bodyguard) and Taraji P. Henson (Empire) with Ellen Pompeo (Grey's Anatomy).

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    Emilia Clarke and Michael Douglas

    Variety and PBS SoCal take you inside the biggest television programs of the year through candid conversations between today’s most acclaimed actors. This episode features Michael Douglas (The Kominsky Method) with Benicio Del Toro (Escape from Dannemora), Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) with Regina Hall (Black Monday) and Sam Rockwell (Fosse/ Verdon) with Renee Zellweger (What/If).

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    Chris Pine and Michelle Williams

    Variety and PBS SoCal take you inside the biggest television programs of the year through candid conversations between today’s most acclaimed actors. This episode features Robin Wright (House of Cards) with Chris Pine (I Am The Night), Michelle Williams (Fosse/ Verdon) with Patricia Clarkson (Sharp Objects), Sacha Baron Cohen (Who is America) with Don Cheadle (Black Monday)

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    Sarah Paulson and Rachel Brosnahan

    Variety and PBS SoCal take you inside the biggest television programs of the year through candid conversations between today’s most acclaimed actors. This episode features Billy Porter (Pose) with Rachel Brosnahan (Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), Sarah Paulson (American Horror Story: Apocalypse) with Tracee Ellis Ross (Black-ish) and Natasha Lyonne (Russian Doll) with Maya Rudolph (Forever).

Season 9

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    Nicole Kidman and Amy Adams

    Variety and PBS SoCal take you inside the biggest movies of the year through candid conversations between today’s most acclaimed actors. This episode features Amy Adams (Vice) with Nicole Kidman (A Boy Erased/Destroyer), Mahershala Ali (Green Book) with John David Washington (BlacKkKlansman), and Felicity Jones (On the Basis of Sex) with Constance Wu (Crazy Rich Asians).

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    Emily Blunt and Hugh Jackman

    Variety and PBS SoCal take you inside the biggest movies of the year through candid conversations between today’s most acclaimed actors. This episode features Melissa McCarthy (Can You Ever Forgive Me?) with Lupita Nyong’o (Black Panther), Timothée Chalamet (Beautiful Boy) with Emma Stone (The Favourite), and Emily Blunt (Mary Poppins Returns/A Quiet Place) with Hugh Jackman (The Front Runner).

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    Michael B. Jordan and John Krasinski

    Variety and PBS SoCal take you inside the biggest movies of the year through candid conversations between today’s most acclaimed actors. This episode features John Krasinski (A Quiet Place) with Rosamund Pike (A Private War), Michael B. Jordan (Creed II /Black Panther) with Charlize Theron (Tully), and Maggie Gyllenhaal (The Kindergarten Teacher) with Regina King (If Beale Street Could Talk).

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    Sam Elliot and Dakota Johnson

    Variety and PBS SoCal take you inside the biggest movies of the year through candid conversations between today’s most acclaimed actors. This episode features Glenn Close (The Wife) with Sam Elliott (A Star is Born), Armie Hammer (On the Basis of Sex/Sorry to Bother You) with Dakota Johnson (Suspiria), and Chadwick Boseman (Black Panther) with Viggo Mortensen (Green Book).

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    Lady Gaga and Lin-Manuel Miranda

    Variety and PBS SoCal take you inside the biggest movies of the year through candid conversations between today’s most acclaimed actors. This special episode features a half-hour conversation between Lady Gaga (A Star is Born) and Lin-Manuel Miranda (Mary Poppins Returns).

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