Brad Blanks went along to the red carpet in New York City for the premiere of The Staircase (HBO Max). Patrick Schwarzenegger plays one of the sons in this true crime story, and has a wild opening scene.
Stephen Merchant, one of the legends of comedy, has a new show called The Outlaws (Amazon Prime Video), which is a thriller/comedy. Brad loved the scene where Merchant gets caught with a hooker in the show. Stephen Merchant breaks down what inspired him for the scene.
You’d remember Rose Leslie as “Ygritte”, Jon Snow’s love interest, on Game of Thrones. The two actors have been married to each other since 2018. She now stars in The Time Traveler’s Wife (HBO Max).
Cousin Sal from Jimmy Kimmel Live! show has executive produced a fantastic documentary on the 1986 World Series Champion New York Mets. It’s an ESPN 30 for 30 and screens over two nights. It goes deep into the craziness of the legends of that team and how they somehow had the baseball gods on their side, and Bill Buckner’s legs!
Eric Bana’s movie The Dry was #1 in Australia back in early January.
The film arrives arrives here in the US on demand and in theaters Friday, May 21st. Brad Blanks got to catch up with fellow Aussie Eric Bana. They discuss his movie being filmed in Victoria, playing an Aussie in the Judd Apatow movie Funny People and what Brad Pitt did to Hector in the movie Troy.
Michael Devine is a recently retired New York City Police Detective. He now plays Detective Paul O’Rourke on the HBO thriller/mystery mini-series The Undoing alongside Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant.
Mike Devine also sings national anthems at sporting events, can belt out “Danny Boy” late in the night and also has an incredible story about visiting the White House when he was a baby.
Kathie Lee Gifford has written a movie called Then Came You and invited her friend Craig Ferguson to star in it with her.
A sweet romantic comedy set in a Scottish castle, shows Kathie Lee slowly falling for a slightly bitter but very witty Craig Ferguson.
Brad Blanks chats with them both via Zoom.
Alex Winter has forged a solid career as a documentary filmmaker since he made Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure in 1989 and its 1991 sequel.
On HBO, he has a film he directed called Showbiz Kids, which takes a look at the pitfalls of being a child star in Hollywood.
In this chat, Alex also talks about acting with Keanu again for the upcoming third installment of the Bill and Ted movies, Bill and Ted’s Last Dance.
Miki Sudo is a legend of the competitive eating game. Although she only started about 8 years ago, she was a natural and burst onto the scene dominating competitions.
On July 4th, she earned her seventh-straight Nathan’s Hot Dog world championship belt.
Prior to her most recent win, Brad Blanks chatted with her about technique and how he would go about being a hot dog competitive eater.
As season 5 of Billions is about to premiere on Showtime, Brad Blanks Zooms into Kelly AuCoin’s house to discuss the legend, that is DOLLAR BILL.
Dollar Bill has become one of the legendary characters of Billions. Blanks attempts to grasp the fanfare around Kelly’s character, while also chatting a bit about his Broadway career with Denzel, doing Law and Order and how people wanted Pastor Tim killed in The Americans.