“Inside the Actors Studio,” which is currently filming in New York City at the Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts at Pace University, announced that four-time Oscar nominee Willem Dafoe will appear on the show on Sunday, Oct. 27.
The episode will feature Pedro Pascal (“Wonder Woman 1984,” “The Mandalorian”) interviewing Dafoe, who has been nominated for Academy Awards for “Platoon,” “Shadow of the Vampire,” “The Florida Project” and “At Eternity’s Gate.”
Pascal and Dafoe co-starred in Yimou Zhang’s 2016 film “The Great Wall.” Dafoe returns to the “Inside The Actors Studio” stage for the first time since 1996.
“As a fellow actor who has admired Willem Dafoe’s storied acting career, I am honored to interview him on Ovation’s ‘Inside the Actors Studio,'” said Pascal. “Willem is one of the most versatile actors I know, and I cannot wait to share his passion for the art of acting with a deserving audience.”
The show runs on Ovation TV, which announced the first four airdates of the new season.
“Inside the Actors Studio” will premiere on Sunday, October 13 at 10pm ET / 7pm PT, with Alec Baldwin interviewing Henry Winkler. The second episode, airing on Sunday, October 20 at 10pm ET / 7pm PT, will feature Jane Lynch interviewing David Oyelowo. The fourth episode, with Ellen Burstyn interviewing Al Pacino, will air on Sunday, November 3 at 10pm ET / 7pm PT.
New episodes of the series are being produced by Triage Entertainment.