Episode 38 - Lance Reddick:

A Stuck at Home Special

Photo Credit: Storm Santos

Actor Lance Reddick discusses his career and craft in a candid conversation peering behind the scenes of projects such as THE WIRE, BOSCH, CORPORATE, AMERICAN HORROR STORY, JOHN WICK, FRINGE and more. 

With guest co-host, 

Dana Gourrier

Actor Lance Reddick (THE WIRE) joins host Jenny Curtis and guest co-host Dana Gourrier in a conversation about his career and craft. Through the conversation they discuss:


1:13 - Lance's experience on AMERICAN HORROR STORY: COVEN and working with Jessica Lange

3:29 - Dana’s experience with Jessica Lange on COVEN, her friendship with Gabourey Sidibe, her recollection of Lance’s role and working with Sarah Paulson

6:01 - Dana’s take on working across actors of a certain level

7:19 - Lance’s experience working with one of his idols, Kathy Bates. 

12:03 - Lance’s beginnings in music and his path to drama school. 

15:23 - Lance’s vocal warm up

17:28 - Lance’s first role in TV, AGAINST THE LAW

18:36 - Working in theater and his transition to film & tv

20:31 - Changing lines versus being word perfect to the written script and the strict nature of FRINGE

25:07 - Dana’s experience of having to change a character while on set and her feel of creating a character for a network show. 

26:34 - Not getting time to prepare for a monologue in his audition for THE WIRE. 

28:11 - Being able to pull out an accent for JOHN WICK because of one of his early films

29:07 - The difference and similarities in maintaining a character through a series or through a franchise. 

30:27 - Ethan Peck’s memory of a line change in TENNESSEE

32:04 - Creating different characters within the same archetype 

34:07 - Choosing to play Broyles on FRINGE and Irving on BOSCH 

38:46 - Not getting CORPORATE at first and the genius of the creative crew. 

41:40 -  Working with Regina King on ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI

42:16 - Remembering some bad directions given to him. 

44:16 - A quote from Keanu Reeves about subtle acting. 

45:00 - Acting for an audio series and how voice acting is different than film & TV. 

46:08 - Dana and Lance share their experiences on THE DOMESTICS

47:24 - The importance of a life in storytelling. 


Hosted and Produced by: Jenny Curtis

Executive Producer: Stuart Halperin

Edited and Co-Produced by: J Whiting

Theme Music by: Celleste & Eric Dick

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