Solemn or silly — these actors can do it all

Solemn or silly — these actors can do it all

November 27 – Los Angeles Times
By Yvonne Villarreal, Los Angeles Times
 
As Bryan Cranston, Katey Sagal and Edie Falco have proved, cable TV has made it easier for actors to go from comedy to drama or vice versa.
 
A panic-stricken middle-aged man, wearing little more than a gas mask and tighty-whities, is driving a dilapidated RV across the desert. Two unconscious bodies and a dead one slide around in the back — near his portable methamphetamine lab. He wants to make money before he dies of cancer.

A slightly younger man, dressed in snug leather pants and a glittery top with a plunging neckline, is gyrating his hips for an arcade dance contest. He's doing the robot to a mix of "Sometimes When We Touch." He's hamming it up for the grand prize — a coupon for two free medium pizzas.
 
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