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June 23, 2018

On “The Looming Tower,” Hulu’s miniseries adaptation of the Pulitzer–winning book of the same name that highlights the behind-the-scenes CIA and FBI tensions that led up to 9/11, Peter Sarsgaard plays the fictionalized (but inspired-by-true figures) Martin Schmidt. Schmidt leads the CIA counterterrorism department, and as we soon learn in the series, he’s withholding information from his FBI counterparts, including John O’Neill (Jeff Daniels). For Sarsgaard (now an Emmy prospect for the limited series), effective acting is about embracing and honoring those at-times questionable points of view. Read More here

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