"The only difference between someone who wants to be a director and is a director is whether you're directing," Rachel Chavkin told 'Newsweek Conversations.'
"I began the year with an Oscar nomination and a Golden Globe and I ended it by being in a 'Star Wars' movie that's taken in over a billion dollars. It's been an unbelievable year," Richard E. Grant told 'Newsweek Conversations.'
"I think men, women, whoever you are, you should be able to kind of wear what you wanna wear," 'Project Runway's' Christian Siriano told 'Newsweek Conversations.'
"I was really excited because I hadn't read a script in a long time that showed black people in finance," Nia Long told Newsweek Conversations about her work on 'The Banker.'
"I sort of felt like a pioneer with 'Mad Men,'" Hendricks told Newsweek Conversations about the moment she decided to do NBC's 'Good Girls.' "So I thought, why not go back to network and change it over there?"
"An anthology show based on the true stories of immigrants. I can't believe that hasn't existed already," Kumail Nanjiani told Newsweek Conversations.
"It doesn't matter what your background is or what your pedigree is, at the end of the day you have to have the vision and the drive to get where you want to go," Welteroth told Newsweek Conversations.
'The Assistant,' starring Julia Garner and directed by Kitty Green, is one of the first films to come out after #MeToo that directly tackles the toxic work environment in which many women are forced to work.
"Skin care doesn't have to be a one-size-fits-all solution at all," Charlotte Cho told Newsweek Conversations.
"The Inheritance" on Broadway "grapples with a lot of universal questions that humans have been grappling with since they could come up with questions," Kyle Soller told Newsweek Conversations.
Jamie-Lynn Sigler knows a thing or two about playing Italian, from 'The Sopranos' to 'Mob Town.' The thing is, she's not actually Italian.
'Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' stars Tony Shalhoub and Marin Hinkle spoke with Newsweek Conversations on what makes the show so successful.
You may know the controversy around 'A Million Little Pieces,' but at its core, it's a story about a person struggling with addiction and desperately trying to find a way out of it.
"I try my best not to drink the Kool-Aid too much, because that can be a slippery slope," Paul Wesley said about dealing with fame.
"I'm very committed to keeping it real," Bar Rescue's Jon Taffer told Newsweek Conversations. "I'm going to do this my way."
Grossman, currently on the latest season of Ryan Murphy's "'American Horror Story," told Newsweek Conversations she's an accidental actress.
"I saw a tremendous amount of violence, unfortunately, when I was a little girl," Sunny Hostin told Newsweek Conversations.
'The Kill Team' star Nat Wolff and director Dan Krauss sit down with Newsweek Conversations to discuss their new film, whistleblowers and how Wolff is no longer just a child star.
It was this special piece of advice Modine received from his father as a young man that influenced his performance in 'Miss Virginia.'