Actors On Actors: TV
Jean Smart (“Hacks,””Mare of Easttown“) and Bowen Yang (“Saturday Night Live“) sat down for a virtual chat for Variety‘s Actors on Actors. For more, click here. On HBO Max’s “Hacks,” Jean…
On HBO Max’s “Hacks,” Jean Smart plays the queen of comedy. Her Deborah Vance is a Joan Rivers-style figure, a dominant but fading presence on the Las Vegas Strip who must learn to adjust to a new era of humor. (She also played a dramatic role this year on HBO’s “Mare of Easttown.”) Few comedians more aptly represent the new era than Bowen Yang, a breakout on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” whose absurdist sensibility and erudite wit have made him a fan favorite.
Watch the full interview above.