“The Times” interview with Rupert Friend

Interview by The Times, October 21 2017. The call went out to comedy’s superheroes. Armando Iannucci, the political satirist, was assembling a team. He wanted to make a film about Stalin and political machinations in the Communist Party; and he wanted to make it funny. Steve Buscemi would play Nikita Khrushchev as a court jester whose…

‘Homeland’ Star Discusses Getting Killed Off Twice

Originally posted by The Hollywood Reporter. Interview by Michael O’Connell. April 10th, 2017 It may have happened one season later than originally planned, but Peter Quinn is officially out of the picture on Homeland. The character on the Showtime drama, played for the past five seasons by Rupert Friend, went out in a blaze of glory…

Rupert Friend interview in “CBS this morning”

Rupert appeared today in the show “CBS This morning”. It was a short but really interesting interview that included Rupert reciting “Dulce et Decorum est”, a Wilfred Owen’s anti-war poem. No words… Dulce et Decorum Est (Wilfred Owen, 1893 – 1918) Bent double, like old beggars under sacks, Knock-kneed, coughing like hags, we cursed through sludge, Till…