David Schwimmer, Kevin Smith and More Reveal Their Favorite Summer Binge-Watch

9:00 AM 8/30/2016

by Daniel Fienberg

As summer comes to an end, THR asked actors, directors and showrunners to share their picks, which range from 'Mr. Robot' to 'Stranger Things' to even 'Bachelor in Paradise.'

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  • Katie Aselton

    Actress, 'Casual'

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    "Stranger Things. I loved everything about it. It was nostalgic yet innovative. Great storytelling. Phenomenal new talent with all those kids. And the score was killer. It just felt so different from anything else on TV."

  • Jay Duplass

    Actor, 'Transparent'

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    "The full last season of The Americans. It’s a family show that has mystery and is a relationship show. It’s so well done. I think it’s a masterfully done piece of art."

  • Mark Duplass

    Actor and Writer, 'Blue Jay'

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    "Stranger Things. I really enjoyed it. I’m a nostalgic melancholic person so that all worked for me. And The Night Of. It's restrained and kind of elegant and cool. It’s like artsy-fartsy crime."

  • Armie Hammer

    Actor, 'Nocturnal Animals'

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    "Mr. Robot. We watched the first season of that in a couple of days. I thought Rami Malek was really good in it. And I think the show is really interesting and quirky and has a very fun Fight Club vibe to it."

  • Martin Mull

    Actor, 'Veep'

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    "Peaky Blinders. It’s extraordinary. I finished all three seasons. I loved the way it’s shot, the fact that these English actors are all extraordinary. It was basically like watching the Godfather again."

  • Gail Mutrux

    Producer of 'The Danish Girl', 'Show Me a Hero'

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    "Occupied (on Netflix) is Jo Nesbo's fantastic Norwegian crime thriller, a series about climate change and how the EU is forced to rely on Russia for help — a Faustian bargain — when the environmentalist Norwegian government stops pumping oil in the North Sea."

  • Josh Ostrovsky (The Fat Jew)

    Actor, 'Nerve'

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    "Everybody's like, 'Oh my God, Stranger Things!' But Bachelor in Paradise is the best TV. I'm on internet boards exchanging theories. If I saw Chad, I'd try to give him a lap dance."

  • Chris Pine

    Actor, 'Star Trek Beyond'

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    "I've enjoyed a lot this summer. The music supervisors on Mr. Robot have done an insanely cool job, and whoever's doing costuming on Game of Thrones, that Alexander McQueen-inspired Cersei outfit was hot."

  • David Schwimmer

    Actor, 'The People v. O.J. Simpson'

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    "The Night Of. I've been into that. And Stranger Things. I just finished that, and it kind of blew me away and harkened back to E.T. and Stand by Me and The Goonies. It's a terrific show."

  • Amy Seimetz

    Co-creator, 'The Girlfriend Experience'

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    "After Making a Murderer, I went back and watched The Staircase all in one day. Then I watched all of Rick and Morty. And Catastrophe I watch that over and over."

  • Kevin Smith

    Director, 'Yoga Hosers'

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    "Super Girl. I had watched four episodes during the season and so I caught up with the rest of it. It’s my new religion, man. It makes me wish I had been a teenage girl with an older sister. I feel like I’ve now missed something because as they portray that family dynamic it’s like, 'Oh f—, that would have been amazing to have that bond.'"