'The Mob Doctor' star Jordana Spiro discusses going dark places for FOX
What made the 'My Boys' star gravitate towards drama this year?
Between her tomboy sportswriter on TBS' "My Boys," her scene-stealing airhead in "Must Love Dogs," her Doomsday-loving cult groupie on "Dexter" and her gangster-treating MD on FOX's "The Mob Doctor
," the only commonality is the actress playing the parts.
Last week, I sat down with Spiro to discuss "Mob Doctor" and Grace Devlin, who is self-explanatorily balancing her obligations as a doctor and her debt to the mob. We chatted about why she targeted a drama pilot this development season, how morally and ethnically compromised Spiro wants to see Grace become and, because I was distracted by the prayer-tinged poster behind her, the show's particular approach to faith.
"The Mob Doctor" premieres on Monday, September 17 at 9 p.m. on FOX.