Sharon Horgan & Billy Magnussen Interview for “Game Night”

Game Night:

Max and Annie's weekly game night gets kicked up a notch when Max's brother Brooks arranges a murder mystery party -- complete with fake thugs and federal agents. So when Brooks gets kidnapped, it's all supposed to be part of the game. As the competitors set out to solve the case, they start to learn that neither the game nor Brooks are what they seem to be. The friends soon find themselves in over their heads as each twist leads to another unexpected turn over the course of one chaotic night.

Directors: John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein
Writer: Mark Perez
Stars: Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, Kyle Chandler

Sharon Horgan:

Sharon Lorencia Horgan (born 13 July 1970) is an Irish actress, writer, and producer, based in London. She is known for the comedy series Pulling and Catastrophe, both of which she starred in and co-wrote.
Pulling was nominated for two British Academy Television Awards, and won two British Comedy Awards. In 2016, she won the BAFTA Craft Award for Best Writer: Comedy, along with Rob Delaney, for Catastrophe. In July 2016, she was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series. Horgan was born in Hackney, London, England. Her mother, Ursula (née Campbell), is Irish, from County Kildare, and her parents originated from Midfield near the towns of Kilkelly, Kiltimagh and Swinford in County Mayo. Her father, John Horgan, is from New Zealand, and ran a pub. When she was four years old, Horgan's parents moved the family to Bellewstown, County Meath in Ireland, to run a turkey farm. One of five siblings, in interviews Horgan has described her childhood as happy. She has also spoken fondly of growing up on the farm, where she helped with plucking the turkeys: “you pluck down, not up”, she once told an interviewer.

Billy Magnussen:

Magnussen appeared in the films Blood Night: The Legend of Mary Hatchet and Happy Tears, which stars Demi Moore and Parker Posey. He stars as Claude in the film Twelve, which was released July 30, 2010. He played Neil Thomas, a World War II hero, in the 2011 film The Lost Valentine, based on the book of the same name by James Michael Pratt, which aired on CBS on January 30, 2011. That same year, he also played Thor in Whit Stillman's Damsels in Distress. In 2012, he starred in the independent feature Surviving Family. Magnussen starred in his breakout role as Rapunzel's Prince in Rob Marshall's 2014 film Into the Woods. In 2016, Magnussen appeared in The Great Gilly Hopkins, opposite Kathy Bates, as Ellis, the social worker in charge of Gilly Hopkins, played by Canadian actress Sophie Nelisse. The role was originally written for a female in the novel and stage play. In 2017, Magnussen was cast in a newly created role as Prince Anders in Disney's live-action adaptation of Aladdin directed by Guy Ritchie.

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