Category: STAR POWER
Marta Dusseldorp’s relocation to Tasmania provided the inspiration for her starring role in Bay of Fires, a series she also co-created. She discusses her move into production and collaborating behind the scenes on the eight-part drama.
Back in the spotlight
With four decades’ experience in film and TV as both an actor and a director, Lea Thompson tells DQ about taking a leading role in Canadian mystery series The Spencer Sisters, her work behind the camera and the legacy of her star-making part in Back to the Future.
Laëtitia explains it all
Fauda star Laëtitia Eïdo opens up about her role in the hit Israeli action drama and learning lines in multiple languages as she prepares for the launch of her latest series, Apple TV+ espionage thriller Liaison.
Mamma’s the word
Raoul Bova and Maria Chiara Giannetta discuss their starring roles in Italian family drama Buongiorno, mamma (Good morning, Mum), which returns for a second season with old secrets and new mysteries to explore.
Feeding the Troll
Actor and producer Gabija Siurbytė tells DQ how she hopes to put Lithuanian series on the international map with Trolių ferma (Troll Farm), a comedy-drama about a high-flying executive out for revenge.
The perils and pratfalls of being an entitled millennial inform Iain Stirling’s zippy ITV2 sitcom Buffering. The children’s TV presenter-turned-actor and writer tells Neil Batey all about season two of his passion project.
Quite the Catch
As one of the busiest actors in UK television, Jason Watkins reflects on some of his biggest roles to date and tells DQ why he wanted to break new ground with psychological thriller The Catch.
Anything but ordinary
Extraordinary star Sofia Oxenham tells DQ about skewering the world of superheroes and channelling the dead in this Disney+ comedy set in a world where everybody has special powers except one woman on a journey of self-discovery.
Icelandic star Aníta Briem speaks to DQ about turning creator and writer for relationship drama As Long As We Live, how her own life inspired the series and her experience of increasing representation for women in film and TV.
Das Boot star Klaus Steinbacher speaks to DQ about stepping into the football boots of a living legend, Franz Beckenbauer, for Sky film Der Kaiser, which charts the German icon’s life on and off the pitch.
Tell Me Everything star Callina Liang tells DQ everything about making her screen debut in this ITVX coming-of-age drama, how it puts teenage mental health in the spotlight and how she learned to cry.
Australian actor Danielle Macdonald looks back on making Outback-set thriller The Tourist and reveals how she moved to LA as a teenager to follow her acting ambitions.
Second time around
French film star Jean Reno talks DQ through some of the big themes in his upcoming television series All Those Things We Never Said, in which he plays an android giving a woman a second chance to build a relationship with her father.
From supporting roles in The Fall and Our House, Bronagh Waugh takes the lead alongside Adrian Dunbar in ITV drama Ridley. She tells DQ about accents, knitwear and the demands of filming with a new baby.
The road to Ridley
Line of Duty star Adrian Dunbar is back fighting crime as the title character in ITV detective drama Ridley. He tells DQ about fronting a series for the first time, Ridley’s musical inspiration and why he’s in no mood to retire.
Perls of wisdom
Hollywood star Ron Perlman tells DQ about his most memorable roles in film and television, his friendship with director Guillermo del Toro and why he laughs through life, whatever the reviews say.
Spanish actor Marta Milans – the star of Álex Pina dramas El Embaraco (The Pier) and White Lines – discusses her journey from Ibiza to New York, how she connects with the characters she plays and her partnership with La Casa de Papel (Money Heist) creator Pina.
Seymour’s Wild ride
Harry Wild star Jane Seymour reflects on a career spanning 50 years on screen, her breakthrough roles and showing her comedic side.
Spider-Man’s ‘Guy in the Chair’ Jacob Batalon is standing up for his first lead role in a TV series with supernatural drama Reginald the Vampire. He tells DQ about getting his teeth into the production both on screen and behind the scenes.
In the Witness box
Nina Toussaint-White opens up about about starring in Channel 5’s tense thriller Witness Number 3, her love of the theatre and the challenge of juggling life as an actor with being a new mum.