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Popcorn with Peter Travers

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Interview show featuring the world’s biggest stars and top moviemakers — George Clooney, Julianne Moore and Russell Crowe, just to name a few. They drop by the ABC News studio to talk to Rolling Stone’s film and television critic Peter Travers about their latest projects and their lives. And just when you think you know all there is about these stars — there’s a musical surprise at the end of every interview!

Interview show featuring the world’s biggest stars and top moviemakers — George Clooney, Julianne Moore and Russell Crowe, just to name a few. They drop by the ABC News studio to talk to Rolling Stone’s film and television critic Peter Travers about their latest projects and their lives. And just when you think you know all there is about these stars — there’s a musical surprise at the end of every interview!
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Interview show featuring the world’s biggest stars and top moviemakers — George Clooney, Julianne Moore and Russell Crowe, just to name a few. They drop by the ABC News studio to talk to Rolling Stone’s film and television critic Peter Travers about their latest projects and their lives. And just when you think you know all there is about these stars — there’s a musical surprise at the end of every interview!

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Episodes

Kristin Chenoweth, 'Trial & Error'

8/10/2018
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In her latest role, Kristin Chenoweth plays an accused murderess in the legal comedy series "Trial & Error." She talks to Peter Travers about why she enjoys playing "complicated, banana people" and she looks back on her remarkable Broadway and TV career. Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per...

Duration:00:18:27

Bo Burnham, 'Eighth Grade'

8/3/2018
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Director Bo Burnham’s "Eighth Grade," is touching a nerve with teens and becoming an eye-opener for parents. The film, which explores the life of a young student as she makes her way through the final week of middle school, was actually a way for Burnham to express his own feelings, he tells Peter Travers. Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for...

Duration:00:19:02

Daveed Diggs, 'Blindspotting'

7/27/2018
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"Blindspotting" and former "Hamilton" star Daveed Diggs talks about teaming up with his real-life buddy Rafael Casal for the making of their new film, and shares how their longtime friendship inspired their creative style and storytelling. Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and...

Duration:00:20:34

Lily James, 'Mamma Mia 2'

7/20/2018
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Get ready to have ABBA songs stuck in your head! "Mamma Mia 2" star Lily James talks about starring in a musical, taking on Meryl Streep's role, and working through crazy dance numbers with a broken toe. Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases weekly reviews. Travers is the...

Duration:00:17:42

Melissa Benoist, 'Beautiful'

7/18/2018
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"Supergirl" and "Glee" star Melissa Benoist talks to Peter Travers about her new role as Carole King on Broadway and the "pressures" of delivering the right messages to young fans. Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases weekly reviews. Travers is the nation's most blurbed...

Duration:00:18:00

Lakeith Stanfield, 'Sorry to Bother You'

7/13/2018
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Lakeith Stanfield has had an incredible couple of years with his breakout performances in the Oscar-winning film "Get Out" and the hit TV series, "Atlanta." He talks about his newest film "Sorry to Bother You" and his new life as a parent. Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and...

Duration:00:18:35

Jake Johnson, 'Tag'

7/11/2018
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What will "New Girl" start Jake Johnson miss the most since the show's series finale? The actor chats with Peter Travers about his new movie "Tag" and what's next for his career. Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases weekly reviews. Travers is the nation's most blurbed film...

Duration:00:19:31

Evangeline Lilly, 'Ant-Man and the Wasp'

7/6/2018
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Evangeline Lilly talks about her history-making role as the Wasp in Marvel's "Ant-Man" franchise and about how she came close to passing up the part. Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases weekly reviews. Travers is the nation's most blurbed film critic, according to...

Duration:00:19:03

Ann Dowd, 'The Handmaid's Tale'

7/4/2018
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At her father's request, Ann Dowd studied pre-med and almost went to medical school. Luckily for fans of her work in "The Handmaid's Tale" and "The Leftovers," the Emmy-winning actress changed her mind. "There's this real value in following something you love," she says. The actress talked about Aunt Lydia and recalled the night she won her Emmy. Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some...

Duration:00:19:19

Ricky Martin, 'The Assassination of Gianna Versace: American Crime Story'

6/29/2018
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Can we give Ricky Martin an award for outstanding parenting? Despite his superstar status, Martin is working hard to keep his children grounded. Martin talks about raising his two young boys and shares why it was so important to take on a role in the "Versace: American Crime Story" series. Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He...

Duration:00:19:41

Jon Hamm, 'Tag'

6/22/2018
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Jon Hamm said goodbye to his "Mad Men" character Don Draper three years ago, but he knows people still see him as the "serious, brooding guy." Still, the actor said that he enjoys getting to take on both dramatic and comedic roles, like his latest movie "Tag." Hamm discussed his early career, what he does with his money and what he likes to do for fun with Peter Travers. Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author...

Duration:00:18:42

Holly Hunter, 'Incredibles 2'

6/20/2018
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Oscar winner Holly Hunter joins Peter Travers in studio to talk about "Incredibles 2" and returning to the role of Elastigirl. But there's a big twist. Hear why Hunter says her new role is "serendipitously and beautifully timed." Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases weekly...

Duration:00:18:58

Awkwafina, 'Ocean's 8'

6/15/2018
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You know you're kicking butt and taking names when you become known for just one name. Awkwafina is popping up just about every where you look. She's starring in two of the biggest blockbusters of the summer, "Ocean's 8" and "Crazy Rich Asians." And her music videos are dominating YouTube. Awkwafina talks about her seemingly sudden rise to fame. Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some...

Duration:00:19:26

Anthony Boyle & Sam Clemmett, 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'

6/6/2018
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Harry Potter's Anthony Boyle and Sam Clemmett are two of the most buzzed about stars on Broadway now. With ten Tony nominations, 'The Cursed Child' is the hottest ticket in town. Boyle and Clemmett talk to Peter Travers about their emotional journeys to join the cast and what it's like to be a part of the history-making show. Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers...

Duration:00:18:13

James Marsden, 'Westworld'

6/1/2018
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Human James Marsden plays the robot host Teddy Flood on HBO's "Westworld." But their similarities don't stop at looks, as Marsden joked to Peter Travers that being a host is a lot like being an actor: "You're given a narrative, given these lines. You yell action. You start. You stop. You reset. You do it again." The actor discussed season two, his career and how he came to Hollywood as a young kid from Oklahoma. Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS:...

Duration:00:19:55

Isabella Rossellini, 'My Chickens and I'

5/30/2018
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Former supermodel Isabella Rossellini talks about experiencing 'ageism' in the modeling industry. And she shares how her experience has come full circle and changed her life. Rossellini also shares the inspiration behind her new book, "My Chickens and I." Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per...

Duration:00:18:38

Paul Bettany, "Solo: A Star Wars Story"

5/25/2018
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Paul Bettany joins Peter Travers in studio and talks about how he shared a sob story with director Ron Howard to snag a role in 'Star Wars.' Find out what happened on that first day of filming that Bettany says will stay with him forever. Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and...

Duration:00:18:38

Summer Movie Preview: 17 Films to Know About

5/23/2018
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Save the dates! And save some money! It's time for the summer movie season to begin. Over 130 films will hit theaters this summer, but film critic Peter Travers has narrowed the list to 17 films -- some that you can see now -- that should be on your radar. Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies...

Duration:00:14:00

Laurie Metcalf, 'Three Tall Women' and 'Roseanne'

5/18/2018
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Laurie Metcalf is feeling the love: an Oscar nomination, a Tony nod and a hit TV show, life is good. Metcalf talks about her Tony nomination for her role in Broadway's "Three Tall Women." And she shares how it feels to be Jackie Harris again in the reboot of the hit ABC sitcom "Roseanne." Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He...

Duration:00:19:50