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'Breaking Dawn' star Michael Sheen explains what drew him to Showtime's 'Masters of Sex'
Sheen will follow his vampire role by playing sex expert William Masters
It's going to be a busy week of interviews for "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2."
I've already posted my interviews with stars Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson, but over the days leading up to the "Twilight" franchise's climax, you can expect to see conversations with Taylor Lautner, director Bill Condon and the Cullen pairings of Kellan Lutz & Jackson Rathbone and Elizabeth Reaser & Nikki Reed, plus Michael Sheen.
Sheen and I discuss his fantastic mustache before the video started rolling and I complimented him on his fantastic red velvet jacket afterwards and I had plenty of questions about his final film playing ageless vampire Aro, but I also made sure to ask a couple questions about Sheen's upcoming Showtime drama "Masters of Sex."
"Masters of Sex" stars Sheen and Lizzy Caplan as noted human sexuality scholars William Masters and Virginia Johnson. Michelle Ashford adapted the pilot from Thomas Maier's "Masters of Sex: The Life and Times of William Masters and Virginia Johnson, The Couple Who Taught America How To Love." I haven't seen the pilot, but the clips Showtime has screened for critics look like an intriguing mixture of emotional drama and kinda wacky dark, sexual comedy.
In this little snippet from the Sheen interview, he discusses what drew him to the part and how he thinks the tone will develop once production begins in January.
Oh and the mustache is just for fun. It's not for "Masters of Sex." Yeah. I'm disappointed, too.
Stay tuned for all of this week's "Breaking Dawn" interviews.