'Political Animals': Carla Gugino acts out 'a very interesting time' for journalists


Carla Gugino is pleased to be in the wave of actors giving TV viewers dramatic new ways to meet the press.With Jeff Daniels and Emily Mortimer among those in "The Newsroom," premiering Sunday (June 24) on HBO, "Spy Kids" and "Sucker Punch" co-star Gugino also is about to play a journalist. Debuting Sunday, July 15, the USA miniseries "Political Animals" casts her as an award-winning reporter especially intrigued by a former first lady turned Secretary of State (Sigourney Weaver)."We deal with it in a really interesting way," Gugino tells Zap2it of how "Political Animals" portrays news gatherers, particularly given such incidents as President Obama being interrupted during a White House conference Friday (June 15). "There's the character of a younger journalist who is much more of a blogger, and she's really about getting information out fast."She doesn't have any kind of classical training in journalistic investigation or what it takes to write a good story...



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