'The Newsroom' Season 2: Emily Mortimer 'just so interested' in all things American

Emily Mortimer is finding a big personal benefit to being in "The Newsroom."The London-native actress is learning ever more about America from working on creator-producer Aaron Sorkin's HBO drama. With the series launching its second season Sunday, July 14, she says such upcoming topics as antiterrorism strategies and the 2012 presidential election are increasing her knowledge and understanding of life in the United States.Mortimer tells Zap2it she finds the Supreme Court -- which made major news last week with its rulings on gay-rights issues -- "particularly" interesting. "Those people can't be voted out once they're there, and it's a wonderful system in a way, but there's also room for questioning it."It's unlike anything we've experienced at home [where the British Parliament can remove Supreme Court justices]. These are appointed judges who make extremely important decisions about things that affect all of us forever. There are definitely different interests that you really have to think about.""The...



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