The Wire
The Chris Ashworth Interview

Episode Report Card
Grade It Now!
YOU GRADE IT
"Read Between The Lines: I Will Take Your Head Off Your Shoulders"
KD: How do you walk that line? CA: Peter Krause has been like a big brother to me, and he gave me a lot of good advice saying that The Wire is hot and I need to take advantage of it. Some of it may not be pretty, but [I need to] get out there and get good exposure. I'm not of the belief that all exposure is good or all PR is good PR, but he was right. KD: How did you meet Peter? CA: I met him...let's see, he did a miniseries in Albuquerque ["The Lost Room" -- KD], and I did a few stunts there. Nothing big -- they weren't really stunts at all. My friends were producing it for Lionsgate, and at the spur of the moment I came down and did some work on location. I wanted to get away from L.A. and come back to Virginia for a few months and spend time with my family, because it was close to Christmas. So I got a small role doing stunts and doing some crew work to see what working on the crew was like. I didn't like it, but allowed me to go to a new place. Everything was cast, so it wasn't something I could be a part of, but I met Peter there, and probably he's one of the nicest people I've ever met, actor or not. A blessing to be around, for sure. KD: Any truth to the rumors that you'll be on Prison Break? CA: My manager has talked with Casting several times and the right role hasn't come along yet. It would have to be a great role, but I would love to do it. I spoke with Wentworth Miller in Blockbuster a few months ago and we were talking about each other's shows. I complimented him on his work and he said he had heard nothing but good about The Wire. He wanted to rent it and catch up. I told him that my dad was now calling Prison Break his favorite show, instead of The Wire. I told him that he'd taken away my biggest fan [laughs]. So there are no plans as of right now, but I would love to be a part of it if Fox was listening. It's my other favorite show.

Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14

The Wire

Comments

SHARE THE SNARK

X

Get the most of your experience.
Share the Snark!

See content relevant to you based on what your friends are reading and watching.

Share your activity with your friends to Facebook's News Feed, Timeline and Ticker.

Stay in Control: Delete any item from your activity that you choose not to share.

The Latest Activity On TwOP