Veep

Will Armando Iannucci return for the final season of ‘Veep’? Here’s what he told us

The upcoming seventh season of Veep will also mark the end of the beloved HBO comedy. But while David Mandel has been its showrunner for the final three seasons, “Veep” was the brainchild of Scottish writer and director Armando Iannucci, especially as it was basically the American...

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 12:02pm

See Julia Louis-Dreyfus before she was everyone’s favorite Veep

Want to spark a heated debate? Just ask a Seinfeld or Veep fan which is better: Julia Louis-Dreyfus young or Julia Louis-Dreyfus now — if you can even tell the difference. The almost magically unaging actress not only looks the same as she did back in the Seinfeld days but also brings as...

Friday, September 8, 2017 - 9:43am

Isiah Whitlock talks 'Cars 3' and his signature line from 'The Wire'

There are plenty of “Hey, it’s that guy!” actors. Those are the people you see in small roles over countless movies and TV shows, the ones whose names you learn over the years. Isiah Whitlock Jr. is a different kind of “Hey, it’s that guy!” actor. He’s best...

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 5:47pm

John Slattery on what a real leader looks like (not Trump)

John Slattery isn’t a fan of our sitting POTUS. You can even see that in the films and TV shows he makes. “Spotlight” is a valentine to journalism; “Veep” (on which he played Selina Meyer’s boyfriend last season) is a darkly funny look at the White House. Right...

Friday, June 2, 2017 - 11:11am

Veep’s Anna Chlumsky says Amy is better off without Selina

Anna Chlumsky plays the most intense and quietly hilarious character on “Veep”: Amy Brookheimer. The steely-faced, seething right hand woman to Selina Meyer (Julia Louis-Dreyfus), powers through each day on Washington with a death stare and a mouth full of zingers, providing comedy in...

Friday, April 14, 2017 - 12:23pm

Watch this movie to prepare for World War 3

So, the world just got worse! As you heard last night, the Trump administration has fired missiles at Syria. If we had a different, thoughtful, sane president, that could be a noble act intended to save a beleaguered people. But when the Commander in Chief is the guy who possibly thought Frederick...

Friday, April 7, 2017 - 5:20pm