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  1. 'Masters of Sex's Lizzy Caplan on Nudity: "It's as Close [to Comfortable] As It's Going to Get"

    1:00 pm 6/15/2015

    "I believe that the best dramas have moments of comedy and levity and the best comedies have moments of real depth, and emotional depth."Read more

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  2. 'The Honorable Woman's Maggie Gyllenhaal on Sex: "I Really Wanted the Sex to be Like ... Animal"

    10:00 am 6/15/2015

    "[I want to see] what a woman my age looks like. I am much more turned on when I see shows where people's bodies look like bodies I recognize."Read more

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  3. Ruth Wilson on 'The Affair' Role: "I Wanted to Challenge the Stigma of Affairs"

    1:00 pm 6/12/2015

    "I think those controversial characters are the most interesting. You find humanity within that. That's your job as an actor — to be empathetic to who this character is and why they do these things."Read more

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  4. Viola Davis on 'How to Get Away with Murder' Role: "A Real Woman on TV in the Middle of This Pop Fiction"

    10:00 am 6/12/2015

    "I want the work to reflect my level of gifts and talent. I don't want it to reflect my color or my sex or my age. That's what I want."Read more

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  5. Jessica Lange on Acting: "It Is So Seductive. It's Like a Love Affair"

    1:00 pm 6/11/2015

    "There's something really alive about [acting], and you feel great and it's physical, and it's all these things, and then you remember why you were doing it to begin with."Read more

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  6. Taraji P. Henson on 'Empire' Role: "Cookie Scared the Hell Out of Me"

    10:00 am 6/11/2015

    "If we do it well, if we handle it well, then it's going to force people to have conversations that they are afraid to have, and that's what art is supposed to do."Read more

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  7. Taraji P. Henson, Viola Davis and Drama Actress A-List Tackle Race, Sexism, Aging in Hollywood

    9:00 am 6/10/2015

    In THR's roundtable, six Emmy contenders — including Lizzy Caplan, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jessica Lange and Ruth Wilson — speak candidly about the current climate in a conversation about nudity and typecasting: "I had never seen a 49-year-old, dark-skinned woman who is not a size 2 be a sexualized role in TV or film," says Davis.Read more

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  8. 'American Horror Story's Jessica Lange on Acting: "It is So Seductive. It's Like a Love Affair"

    5:50 pm 6/9/2015

    "There's something really alive about [acting], and you feel great and it's physical, and it's all these things, and then you remember why you were doing it to begin with."Read more

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  9. 'Masters of Sex's Lizzy Caplan on Nudity: "It's as Close [to Comfortable] As It's Going to Get"

    5:20 pm 6/9/2015

    "I believe that the best dramas have moments of comedy and levity and the best comedies have moments of real depth, and emotional depth."Read more

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  10. 'The Honorable Woman's Maggie Gyllenhaal on Sex: "I Really Wanted the Sex to be like...Animal"

    4:57 pm 6/9/2015

    "[I want to see] what a woman my age looks like, and how is that hot. I am much more turned on when I see shows where people's bodies look like bodies I recognize."Read more

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