Don Cheadle, from the television show “House of Lies” and Claire talked about how they keep it fresh even after multiple seasons of their television shows and what makes cable “the place to be” on Variety’s Actors on Actors. Watch it below.
Claire Danes: What do you look for in a role? What attracts you to a project?
Don Cheadle: I think a lot of times it’s just something I haven’t done before. A way to stretch out and try to play something that really kind of scares me a little bit. I had this conversation with the producers (on “House of Lies”) when we were developing the role, and I was like, “This dude’s a douchebag. Where’s the connectivity? How do we root for him?” And my producer said, “It’s about being relatable. He doesn’t have to be likable, we just want to be able to understand him.”Read More