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Playback with Kristopher Tapley

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PLAYBACK is a weekly podcast hosted by Variety Awards Editor Kristopher Tapley. Airing every Thursday, it features discussion of entertainment industry news and exclusive interviews with the talents behind many of today’s hottest films.

PLAYBACK is a weekly podcast hosted by Variety Awards Editor Kristopher Tapley. Airing every Thursday, it features discussion of entertainment industry news and exclusive interviews with the talents behind many of today’s hottest films.

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United States

Description:

PLAYBACK is a weekly podcast hosted by Variety Awards Editor Kristopher Tapley. Airing every Thursday, it features discussion of entertainment industry news and exclusive interviews with the talents behind many of today’s hottest films.

Language:

English


Episodes

Alex Wolff

2/27/2020
The former child star talks about working with his pre-school pal Maya Hawke, becoming best friends with Nicholas Cage and what happened when he lost 30 pounds in just two weeks to play a drug addict in the upcoming Castle in the Ground. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:28:27

Noah Centineo

2/20/2020
The "To All the Boys" star opens up about fame, his year of sobriety and putting on a leotard to play a superhero. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:28:21

“Narcos: Mexico” Star Diego Luna

2/13/2020
Diego Luna talks about playing one of the most infamous drug kingpins in 1980s Mexico and why authenticity was key to telling the story. “We have Mexicans playing Mexicans,” he says. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:34:01

Issa Rae

2/6/2020
The “Insecure” star talks about her new film “The Photograph,” superhero movies and why she’s in the coffee shop business. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:29:36

"Harriet" Star Cynthia Erivo

1/30/2020
The first-time Oscar nominee talks "surreal" moments during awards season, performing at the Academy Awards and who will be her date for the big night. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:24:02

Let's Talk Oscars

1/23/2020
Marc Malkin sits down with fellow Variety editor Jenelle Riley for a chat about the 92nd Academy Awards. Find out who they think will win best picture! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:33:38

Bong Joon Ho

1/16/2020
The "Parasite" director talks about his history making Oscar nominations, why he doesn't want to make a Marvel movie and what happened when he met Donald Glover. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:17:45

Laura Dern

1/9/2020
The Golden Globe winner opens up about Hollywood in the #MeToo era, why she cried reading the "Marriage Story" script and more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:28:28

“The Two Popes” Screenwriter Anthony McCarten

1/2/2020
Find out what inspired Oscar nominated screenwriter’s script about Pope Benedict and Pope Francis. Plus, McCarten also talks about his work on the new Neil Diamond musical and the upcoming biopic about the Bee Gees. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:33:51

“Little Women” Director Greta Gerwig

12/24/2019
Gerwig on why her adaptation of the classic novel is an “action movie,” casting Saoirse Ronan, dressing Timothée Chalamet and more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:38:00

“Marriage Story” Director Noah Baumbach

12/20/2019
Noah Baumbach talks Adam Driver, Scarlett Johansson and writing a letter to Stephen Sondheim asking if he could use “Being Alive” in his divorce drama. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:33:07

Awkwafina

12/19/2019
“The Farewell” star talks Oscar buzz, “Shang-Chi” and coping with “imposter syndrome” Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:26:58

“The Farewell” Director Lulu Wang, “Booksmart” Star Beanie Feldstein

12/13/2019
Wang talks about her unexpected casting of Awkwafina, plus Feldstein on why she’s excited to play Monica Lewinsky In “American Crime Story” Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:41:51

“Uncut Gems” Star Adam Sandler

12/12/2019
Sandler and his directors Benny and Josh Safdie weigh in on the Oscar buzz circling their new film Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:23:40

Charlize Theron

12/6/2019
The “Bombshell” star is earning Oscar buzz for her portrayal of Megyn Kelly, but she now admits she was hesitant to play the controversial Fox News anchor. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:31:15

Jennifer Lopez

12/5/2019
Find out what the “Hustlers” star says about directing her first movie, taking on Broadway and more Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:21:34

Antonio Banderas, Jodie Turner-Smith

11/28/2019
Antonio Banderas talks about the awards buzz circling his performance in "Pain and Glory" and opens up about his life-changing heart attack. Plus, get to know "Queen & Slim" star Jodie Turner-Smith. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:52:15

“Frozen 2” Stars Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel and more

11/21/2019
Find out what the “Frozen 2” cast has to say about a third movie, “Into the Unknown” becoming the next “Let it Go” and LGBTQ representation in animated Disney films. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:09:39

Sterling K. Brown

11/15/2019
Find out Sterling K. Brown says about being cast in “Frozen 2,” his Oscar buzz for “Waves” and more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:31:22

Margot Robbie

11/14/2019
The Oscar nominee talks “Bombshell,” the “Suicide Squad” sequel and Harley Quinn in “Birds of Prey” Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:23:05