'Justified': Neal McDonough arrives in Harlan with an agenda


Most actors will tell you that when they play a villain, they don't really think of the character as a bad person. Neal McDonough is making an exception to that rule with the guy he's playing on Season 3 of "Justified."McDonough ("Captain America," "Desperate Housewives") joins the FX series as Robert Quarles, whom executive producer Graham Yost describes as a "carpetbagger" from Detroit who arrives in Harlan County, Ky., with the intent of locking down the local oxycontin trade. He delivers an icy, sometimes frightening performance as a man who seems very calm and contained but can't (or won't) always control a nasty temper.Quarles also, however, knows that what he's doing is wrong. "As the series goes on you see more and more bits of remorse in the character," McDonough tells Zap2it. "That's what makes him not just a chilling bad guy, but a guy grasping -- 'I have to get this done, it's gotta...



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