After final week’s triumphant reside present to mark episode 600, the Empire Podcast workforce — Chris Hewitt, Helen O’Hara, James Dyer, and Amon Warmann — return to the security of the podbooth this week to kick off the street to 700… however we’re not precisely skimping on the company. First, Blitz Bazawule, director of The Color Purple, tells Helen all about how he tackled the big-screen model of the musical based mostly on the Alice Walker e-book. Then, Chris has an viewers with The Holdovers director Alexander Payne, and his Oscar-nominated star, Paul Giamatti, they usually wind up speaking about horror movies. And lastly, Alex Godfrey sits down with All Of Us Strangers stars, Andrew Scott and Paul Mescal, for a reflective chat about Andrew Haigh’s fantastic new movie.
Either facet of all of these, the podteam proper some Oscars wrongs within the Listeners’ Question part (though they want it to be identified that they’re planning no heists), focus on extra Oscars stuff within the wake of this week’s nominations announcement, the revelation of the e-book that may type Reacher season 3, and extra in a bumper News part, after which overview All Of Us Strangers, The Color Purple, and Jackdaw. Enjoy. (Timestamps to return… possibly! Sorry it is late!)
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