At long last Matthew McConaughey is on the podcast! And he does not disappoint, regaling Josh with amazing stories from his life and career and from his new book, "Greenlights". Plus, Josh discovers his unique place in Matthew's career and why he's in his memoir!
If you've been stuck inside for awhile, "The Long Way Up" might be just the escape you need. This week on "Happy Sad Confused", best buddies Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman join Josh to talk about their long friendship, their many adventures (their latest chronicled in their new Apple+ series),, and how Ewan helped Josh propose to his wife. Plus Ewan tantalizes Josh with stories of his recent camera tests, returning to his role as Obi Wan Kenobi!
It's been a pretty cool week for Anya Taylor-Joy. She's got a new Netflix series coming out next week. She's shooting Robert Eggers' new film in Belfast. And and she was just cast as Furiosa in George Miller's next film in the Mad Max universe! There's lots for Josh and Anya to catch up on on this episode, including her passion for all things Harry Potter!
Talk about man who needs no introduction. If you love plays, movies, or just flat out great writing, you know and love the work of Aaron Sorkin. Here, the Oscar winner joins Josh on the podcast for the first time to talk about his long in the making, "The Trial of the Chicago 7", the genesis of "The West Wing", and a potential sequel to "The Social Network"!
The last time Alicia Vikander was on this podcast things were just revving up for the actress. No Oscar, no big action franchise, no husband (who happens to also be one of the greatest acting talents alive, Michael Fassbender!). So there's a lot for Alicia and Josh to catch up on, including her role in "The Glorias", her plans to return as Lara Croft in the "Tomb Raider" sequel, and her love for "The Princess Bride".
Josh and Henry Cavill are celebrating their 10 year anniversary with a super geeky conversation about Henry's love of fantasy (and his comfort movies, the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy), his thoughts on the fabled Snyder cut, and his new Netflix film, "Enola Holmes". Plus, Josh welcomes Ben Lyons for a quick chat about their favorite basketball films and the Hoopers Vote project!
It's been an impressive last few years for John David Washington, starring in "Ballers", then Spike Lee's "BlacKkKlansman", and culminating now with the lead role in Christopher Nolan's latest spectacular, "Tenet". John David joins Josh to talk about his journey, growing up being known as Denzel's son, and of course a deep dive into one of his favorite films, "Coming to America"!
Kaitlyn Dever joins Josh to talk about her love of acting and music and how it all comes together in one of her favorite movies of all time, "Walk the Line". Plus Kaitlyn discusses the upcoming "Dear Evan Hanson" film, her recent work in "Unbelievable" & "Booksmart", and the new HBO movie, "Coastal Elites"!
From "Friday Night Lights" and "Black Mirror" to "The Irishman" and "The Master", Jesse Plemons has been quietly building the kind of career any actor would envy. This week he joins Josh to talk about his newest film, Charlie Kaufman's "I'm Thinking of Ending Things" and a film (well TV mini-series to be precise) that's stuck with him throughout his life, "Lonesome Dove".
We've lost a great talent and a greater man in Chadwick Boseman. In memory of Chadwick, this is his conversation with Josh in 2017 about his life and career.