The actor reveals that Julianna Margulies reached out to him and was supportive in his decision to leave a hot show. "I wanted to leave the show in a good place and I was really proud of the work we did," says Charles. "I was ready for the next chapter, what ever that means."
"The Writers Festival," which is set for Oct. 23-30, will fete Matthew Weiner with its Outstanding Television Writer award and host a panel that will include Cary Fukunaga and Michelle Ashford, among others.Read more
Aaron Sorkin ("The Newsroom"), Matthew Weiner ("Mad Men"), Vince Gilligan ("Breaking Bad"), Carlton Cuse ("Bates Motel"), Nic Pizzolatto ("True Detective") and Ann Biderman ("Ray Donovan") reveal secrets of the high-pressure position.
The creator and showrunner tells THR about the surprising sendoff before the AMC drama's final episodes: "I'm a person who frequently sees things that aren't there. I don't know if they're as elaborate as that, but I don't question the reality of the emotion."Read more
Despite an ending that will allow for combative discourse, the AMC hit brilliantly closes out its midseason finale with a big decision, and a very subtle decision that has major ramifications. Read more
Behind the Screen explores the impact of technology on movies and TV shows, specifically content producers, cinematographers, editors, VFX shops and artists, sound mixers and editors, technical (including R&D) roles and the post-production community. This includes products from companies like Red, Canon, Dolby and Avid to new hires in key below-the-line positions on movies or at below the line post/VFX shops