Director Tom McCarthy on Stillwater, finishing a movie in a pandemic and playing one of the Wire’s best villains
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Stillwater was supposed to debut in theaters last fall, but the pandemic changed those plans along with everything else. Academy Award-winning director and writer Tom McCarthy explain how he used the extra time to improve the Matt Damon movie, why the film isn’t on a streaming service — and what it was like to play one of TV’s best villains in the final season of The Wire. Then, creator Kyla Scanlon joins the show to discuss her quick rise on social media from making short-form videos on finance.
Featuring: Tom McCarthy, director and writer
Kyla Scanlon (@kylascan), Content Creator and writer
Host: Peter Kafka (@pkafka), Senior Editor at Recode
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