Paulo Costanzo, who plays Evan Lawson on Royal Pains, is making his directorial debut in the upcoming episode, “Dancing with the Devil.” During a recent conference call, TV Equals was able to ask Constanzo about his debut as a director, what his favorite genre to direct might be and more.
On directing his castmates
Costanzo said the Royal Pains cast was very helpful during his stint as a director. “[T]hey were very supportive. Everybody on the crew was very aware that this was my first time. This is my first time directing anything,” he said. “I’ve directed a couple short films, but I’ve never actually directed a feature or a TV show. So they all knew how big it was for me.”
For Costanzo, directing allowed him to see his castmates in a new light. “Directing them was amazing because I got to see a different side of them,” he said. “And I was actually very nervous about that because I didn’t know how they were going to take to me giving them direction. But it turned out to actually be very good.” Read More...