"Once I did get the script, a lot of it came to life. I thought, 'Yeah, I've said yes to the right people,'" Angela Bassett tells Newsweek about her new film Gunpowder Milkshake.'
"The era is documented so much and it's parodied so much, it's easy to be funny. There was always a conversation of just keeping it as authentic as we could,' Rose Byrne tells Newsweek about her new Apple TV+ series 'Physical.'
"This season we geographically open up, we get to see outside of Gilead. And I guess the expanse played into that wonderful paradox of freedom," Joseph Fiennes tells Newsweek about the fourth season of the Hulu series 'The Handmaid's Tale.'
"I'm excited to finally talk about 'Asia,' because it's one of the projects—if not the most—that I felt very emotionally connected to," Shira Haas tells Newsweek about her new film "Asia."
"This history they think is so far removed is a reality for people in the present day,' Thuso Mbedu tells 'Newsweek' about the impact of slavery and why 'The Underground Railroad' is such an important story to tell.
"I feel really proud that we gave a fat character a lot of dignity. We never saw her get on a scale and sigh," Aidy Bryant tells Newsweek about the final season of Hulu's 'Shrill.'
"I basically just told the kind of story that I would like to see, I feel represented within and represents my experience as a father, as a Black man and as a husband," David Oyelowo told 'Newsweek' about his new film 'The Water Man.'
"The thing that these people are competing for are all real. I need this person," Bethenny Frankel told Newsweek about her new HBO Max reality series 'The Big Shot with Bethenny.'
"The crossover between the '50s and '60s to today is so parallel and in such a scary way," Danielle Brooks tells Newsweek about her performance as Mahalia Jackson in Lifetime's 'Robin Roberts Presents: Mahalia.'
"The mob is not the same old mob. They're more high-tech now, and they're reaching places that you wouldn't normally associate them to be in," Christopher Meloni tells Newsweek about 'Law & Order: Organized Crime.'
"RuPaul's Drag Race" producers Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato spill the tea to Newsweek about the popularity of "Drag Race UK" at home and abroad.
"We're doing this in real-time. We are, for lack of a better phrase, embracing the pandemic, understanding that we're playing frontline workers," Gina Torres tells Newsweek about her Fox series '9-1-1: Lone Star.'
Ross Butler from 'To All the Boys' and Disney's new 'Raya and the Dragon' tells Newsweek he's ready "to take a stand creatively" and to "choose things that I think will have an impact or will lead culture."
"I'm kind of in awe of that movie. For me, it's the best movie I've ever made by far," Jodie Foster tells Newsweek about 'The Silence of the Lambs.'
"We let fear and terror discard the rule of law and discard our own humanity." Jodie Foster told 'Newsweek' about her new film ''The Mauritanian,' which tells the true story of Mohamedou Ould Salahi, a man held without charge at Guantanamo Bay on allegations he was a member of Al-Qaeda.
Rebecca Breeds tells Newsweek it's an "honor" recreating the Clarice Starling role for CBS' 'Clarice' because "she's one of the most well-written characters in history—not just female characters, one of the best-written characters in history."
"At this point in my career if I'm not paying a price to play the role, then it's really not worth it," The Equalizer's Lorraine Toussaint tells Newsweek.
"I view TikTok as a business," Griffin Johnson told Newsweek, and the key to making it on TikTok is to "make sure you're doing something really, really different."
"I love a good cry and a story that can elicit empathy and connection," Katherine Heigl told Newsweek about her new Netflix series 'Firefly Lane.'
"It's a really different show. I don't think it could be more different than the original," Jared Padalecki tells Newsweek about how the 'Walker' reboot is different from the original.
"There was nothing that could have prepared me for the amount of stretching and body contorting martial arts requires," Xolo Maridueña told Newswee about preparing for Netflix's 'Cobra Kai.'
"I graduated high school, released my first single, signed to a label, launched a podcast with my sister [Charli D'Amelio] and launched my YouTube channel." Dixie D'Amelio has had quite a year.
"Every single day is just something new and something so crazy," TikTok star and entrepreneur told Newsweek about his career.
"She has always kind of been present. Of course, it has a lot to do with her being robbed from us," Christian Serratos, who portrays Selena in Netflix's 'Selena: The Series,' told Newsweek."
"It's important for athletes to remember that when your playing days end, your career and accomplishments are not over," Good Morning America's Michael Strahan told Newsweek.
"My dream is that somebody right now is writing a Broadway show about this pandemic," Kristin Chenoweth, one of the stars of the new Robert Zemeckis movie "The Witches," told Newsweek.
"I feel that we're all able to, as a country, really talk and really listen to each other," Sara Gilbert told Newsweek about how the Conner family might be an agent for more understanding and communication in the nation post-election.
"I don't believe that the world is ending, but I do believe that keeping the world moving forward is a team effort," Trevor Noah told Newsweek.
"Thanks to Donald Trump for making Jeanine a household name so that I can act like a clown," Cecily Strong tells Newsweek about portraying Jeanine Pirro on 'SNL.'