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'The Staircase': Michael Stuhlbarg on Working With Colin Firth and Meeting the Real Man He Portrayed

From creator Antonio Campos and inspired by a true story, the HBO Max original limited series The Staircase tells the story of Michael Peterson (Colin Firth), who was accused of killing his wife Kathleen (Toni Collette) after she was found dead at the bottom of their staircase. The suspicious circumstances, along with secrets that start to unravel, create a stranger-than-fiction vibe that makes you wonder just how accidental this tragedy truly is.
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Michael Stuhlbarg on the ‘Eerie’ Challenge of Playing Real-Life Attorney David Rudolf on ‘The Staircase’

Click here to read the full article. Scrolling through Michael Stuhlbarg’s filmography on Wikipedia, you’ll notice that quite a few of his roles are written in blue font, with hyperlinks that lead to other Wikipedia pages. The real-life characters he’s taken on include former New York Times executive editor Abe Rosenthal in “The Post,” Golden Age-actor Edward G. Robinson in “Trumbo,” and even disgraced pharmaceutical executive Richard Sackler on “Dopesick.” But Stuhlbarg says his role as defense attorney David Rudolf on “The Staircase,” HBO Max’s adaptation of the true crime docuseries, was his hardest biographical challenge yet. “I’ve played a lot of...
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‘The Staircase’: Michael Stuhlbarg on Becoming ‘Logical’ Lawyer David Rudolf

[Warning: The below contains MAJOR spoilers for Season 1, Episodes 1-3 of The Staircase.]. HBO Max‘s The Staircase may tackle a case that’s familiar to many true-crime aficionados, but the drama featuring an all-star cast pulls back the curtain on the story happening behind the scenes. This includes the working relationship between accused killer Michael Peterson (Colin Firth) and his lawyer, David Rudolf (Michael Stuhlbarg).

Doctor Strange 2 Co-Star Michael Stuhlbarg Must Have A Hell Of An Agent

It comes as no surprise that Marvel Studios has been able to entice loads of our finest actors to join its endless, ongoing cinematic universe. These are the biggest movies going around right now and they afford so many performers steady, hefty paychecks. Movies with sizable budgets that are not filled with spandex-clad superheroes are in short supply, so if you want to make some decent coin, you need to get on the payroll for Marvel or DC (or for someone else trying to be Marvel or DC).

9 Greatest Michael Stuhlbarg Performances, From 'Fargo' to 'Call me By Your Name'

Over the past decade, it's become increasingly common for actors to seamlessly transition between movies and television, due to the nature of streaming. However, great character actors like Michael Stuhlbarg have been delivering great performances in both mediums since before it was a popular practice. Stuhlbarg is one of the most versatile screen chameleons working today. He pops up in a wide variety of projects, from hit television shows to cinematic awards contenders.

Actor Michael Stuhlbarg to close JFCS of Long Beach’s speaker series

Critically-acclaimed actor and Long Beach native Michael Stuhlbarg will appear in person on Sunday, March 13 at the Alpert JCC’s Lipeles Family Auditorium at 2:00 p.m. in a Special Sunday Finale of Tuesday Talks, a speaker series to benefit the programs and services of JFCS of Long Beach. The topic of his talk is “Seeing Ourselves and Our Times in Stories.” The event will also be available via Zoom.

Playwright Tony Kushner and actor Michael Stuhlbarg to anchor Tuesday Talks speaker series

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and Academy Award-nominated screenwriter Tony Kushner will open “Tuesday Talks”, a speaker series presented by JFCS of Long Beach, on Sunday, October 3 at the Alpert JCC’s Lipeles Family Auditorium at 3:30 p.m. In store for later in the season is Long Beach’s native son Michael Stuhlbarg, an accomplished, versatile actor and nominee for Golden Globe, Tony, Emmy, and Screen Actors Guild awards, who will close the series in January of 2022.