via press release:


Two Night Event Begins with Adams on Wednesday, February 19 at 8pm ET/PT Followed by McConaughey on Thursday, February 20 at 8pm ET/PT

NEW YORK – February 14, 2014 – Bravo Media’s Emmy-Award winning “Inside the Actors Studio,” hosted by James Lipton, welcomes Oscar nominee Amy Adams to the stage on Wednesday, February 19th at 8pm ET/PT. Adams’s impressive career has led her to five Academy Award nominations, five Golden Globe nominations, and six Screen Actors Guild Award nominations. Her lead role as a con-artist in Academy Award nominated film “American Hustle” marks her first Golden Globe win and fifth Academy Award nomination.

In the episode, Adams discusses what it was like growing up as one of seven children, her prominent dancing background, and how she met her partner, Darren Le Gallo. She delves into the iconic roles she has portrayed, including Ashley in “Junebug,” Giselle in “Enchanted,” and Sister James in “Doubt.” Viewers will learn how the role of Sydney Prosser in “American Hustle” came to Adams, as well as why she was “the most miserable human being” that she has ever played.

The following night, February 20th at 8pm ET/PT, fellow Oscar nominee Matthew McConaughey sits down with Lipton on an additional new episode of “Inside the Actors Studio.” He reveals his unorthodox break into acting with his first major role in “Dazed & Confused” and which film made him a household name in one weekend. In addition, the actor discloses the rigorous homework he conducted for his portrayal of AIDS victim Ron Woodruff in the Focus Features film, “Dallas Buyers Club,” for which McConaughey won a Golden Globe Award and Academy Award Nomination for “Best Actor.”

Quotables from AMY ADAMS’S episode:

“You want me to play this girl throwing punches?”

– Adams on her reaction when asked to play Charlene Fleming in “The Fighter”

“Sydney had to go, when I was done [with her]. She had to go.”

– Adams on her portrayal of Sydney Prosser in “American Hustle”

“I don’t tell the director everything that my character is doing or thinking. I have to have my secrets because in life we never really know the person we’re talking to.”

– Adams on how she creates her characters and works with her directors

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