If you’ve paid attention to indie film over the past few years, there’s a good chance you’re familiar with Chris Messina’s work — but he wasn’t always one of Hollywood’s most sought-after actors. In his own words, Messina recounts a career trajectory full of challenges, from getting cut out of a Meryl Streep movie and nearly quitting the business to stumbling over Aaron Sorkin’s complex dialogue on The Newsroom.
Life may seem empty without Breaking Bad, but rest assured there are plenty of other TV series to dive into. Though nothing can ever replace the now-departed AMC drama, the dozen show below should help start the healing process.
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David Costabile — do you know his name? He’s the freak from Breaking Bad, the worm from The Wire. And now he plays a key part in Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln.
Inspired by Andrew Lincoln, who plays all American lawman Rick Grimes on The Walking Dead, being a filthy limey. These are all television actors who play Americans or characters who talk American, but weren’t born in the U.S. of mother effin’ A. They’re takin’ our jobs!
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