Entries by illeanadouglas

Phil Rosenthal

  Actor, producer and Emmy and WGA-winning writer, known for “Everybody Loves Raymond,” “Spanglish,” and “Coach,” Phil Rosenthal is on the podcast with Illeana this week. They talk about his favorite films (“Godfather 1 and 2 but NOT 3”), whether or not people can be taught to be funny, Mary Poppins, and some of the […]

Rich Little

Known for his vast repertoire of celebrity impression voices, celebrity icon, Rich Little joins Illeana via Skype from Las Vegas, where he’s performing 4 shows a week. They talk about how the first film he saw (A Christmas Carol) inspired him for many projects in his career, his beginnings working in a movie theater, celebrities […]

Brad Wyman

 Producer Brad Wyman is with Illeana this week. He talks about the first movie he saw (spoiler: it’s Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), how independent filmmaking has changed, the most important roles of a producer, and how “it’s a magic trick every time” to produce a film. GREAT interview. Check it out. It’s here on […]

Griffin Dunne

Actor, Director, Producer Griffin Dunne joins Illeana on the podcast this week. They talk about his four-decade spanning career, working at Radio City Music Hall, having dyslexia, his famous family, and the “rat-a-tat-tat” he shares with Illeana. Don’t miss this interview. Listen here on iTunes.   

Michael McKean

Michael McKean, people, MICHAEL McKEAN is on the podcast this week! He talks music, Spinal Tap, improv, the Mighty Boosh, Better Call Saul, and “this is why we got in to this…” SUCH a great show. You don’t want to miss this one. Funny, insightful, “inside”… it’s so good. You can find him here on […]

Chris Bergoch

Screenwriter Chris Bergoch joins Illeana on the podcast this week. He talks about his films Starlet and The Florida Project, shooting his first film, Tangerine, on an iPhone, and how after all the success with The Florida Project, he still feels like he’s in an uphill battle. Listen in! Chris is on Twitter and Instagram […]

Steven Rogers

Steven Rogers, Screenwriter extraordinaire and former roommate of Illeana (!) is on the podcast this week! He talks about his start in rom-coms, his long-time friendship with Allison Janney, and of course, his Academy Award nominated film, “I, Tonya.” Don’t miss this one! Listen here on iTunes. 

Marg Helgenberger

Actress Marg Helgenberger joins Illeana on the podcast this week. They talk about CSI, China Beach, Marlon Brando and Jack Nicholson… this interview is something of a fly-on-the-wall moment with two brilliant actresses talking all about the craft. You’ll want to see this one! You can find Marg here on twitter. And she’s here on […]

Steven Weber

Illeana and guest co-host Matt Oswalt welcome Actor Steven Weber on the podcast this week. He’s currently working on the CBS show “Mom,” playing William Fichtner’s brother. He’s also appeared on Aaron Sorkin’s “Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip,” the B’way production of “The Producers,” and a Showtime movie he wrote call “Club Land,” with […]

Ed Solomon

To add to our Salute To Writers, we have screenwriter Ed Solomon on the podcast this week! Perhaps best known for writing “Bill and Ted movies,” “Super Mario Brothers,” and “Men in Black,” most recently he has teamed up with Steven Soderbergh in their show, “Mosaic.” He talks with Illeana about his artistic process, his […]