Entries by illeanadouglas

Bruce Davison

  Actor Bruce Davison is on the podcast today. He and Illeana discuss the roles he’s best known for, Longtime Companion, Runaway Jury, X-Men, and of course, Willard. In this funny and candid interview, Bruce talks about the best advice he ever got… from Burt Lancaster, more acting tips from Peter Fonda, and life advice […]

John Heard

UPDATE: Days after recording this interview, John sadly passed away. This is his final interview. ~ Actor John Heard joins Illeana via Skype on the podcast today, from his “secret location” in Northern California. 😉 They talk about appearing in big studio movies (Big, Beaches, Home Alone), working with panthers in Cat People, and hanging […]

Rhea Seehorn

Best known for her role on “Better Call Saul” and the sitcom “Whitney,” as well as “Franklin and Bash”… she’s also appeared in the independent features, “Riders” and “Floating.” A woman of many talents, she’s also studied painting, drawing and architecture… Rhea Seehorn joins Illeana on today’s show. They talk about the “specialness of film,” […]

Michael Tolkin

Writer, Director, Producer Michael Tolkin joins Illeana on today’s podcast. They talk about how his novel, The Player, became a film, his writer father talking about scripts getting “throuwn out the window,” and using a Beethoven sonata for writing structure. Listen in! Michael’s website is here. You can find Michael on Twitter here. 

Allison Anders

Writer, director and Peabody Award winner, Allison Anders joins Illeana on today’s podcast. She and Illeana talk about Grace of my Heart, the intimate relationship between actor and director, what led her to the movies, and some hilarious stories of the time she spent pursuing… dare we say stalking?… Wim Wenders. Listen in! You can […]

Kevin Nealon

Actor – Comedian Kevin Nealon is on the podcast today. He and Illeana talk about his early days at Saturday Night Live, his first character on the show (Mr. Subliminal), how Gary Shandling categorized his jokes, and he tells a hilarious story about his ‘chemistry’ read with Matt Le Blanc for “Man with a Plan.” […]

Bob Weide

Documentary Filmmaker, Producer, Director, and Writer Bob Weide joins Illeana on the podcast today. From his early days covering his cultural heroes in documentaries, to Curb Your Enthusiasm, to British series Mr. Sloane, Bob’s career has run the gamut.   A huge film fan, Bob talks about using a yellow-highlighter to scan the TV guide […]

Titus Welliver

Actor Titus Welliver joins us in studio today. You may know him from shows like NYPD Blue and Deadwood, Sons of Anarchy and the Good Wife. He’s currently starring in Bosch on Amazon. Listen on iTunes here. Titus plays “The Repetition Game” with Illeana, talks about the time Al Pacino spit on him, and Bill […]

Dana Gould

Comedian Dana Gould is on the podcast today. There are stories about meeting Charlton Heston, his fascination with Planet of the Apes, and how he “became an actor so that he could become a writer.” It’s a wonderful and VERY entertaining interview. Listen in! Listen on iTunes. Dana is on Twitter @DanaGould, click here. 

Thora Birch

Funny, lovely and talented actress Thora Birch joins us on the podcast today. She talks about growing up on film sets, the joy and pain of playing Harrison Ford’s daughter, and some great inside “scoop” about working on American Beauty, including the never-ending casting process, and when she finally heard she got the job. Great stories. Listen here […]