'The Newsroom': Jeff Daniels glad Aaron Sorkin was 'smart enough' to start over

Zap2it: How was it to come back for Season 2 of "The Newsroom"?Jeff Daniels: Aaron (Sorkin, the show's creator and executive producer) had never worked with most of us before ... but seven months later, we were done shooting Season 1, and he knew us and knew the characters and knew the show and knew what worked and what didn't so well.Season 2 is Aaron saying, "We guessed right a lot the first season. Now I know what it is, who Jeff is, and what Jeff and Emily (Mortimer, who plays Mackenzie McHale) can do together. I've seen it, and I've written for it." The way it felt on the set, this was like our third or fourth season.Zap2it:Much of the season's first two episodes were rewritten and reshot. What did that mean for you?Jeff Daniels: It wasn't a big deal. It was a big deal to HBO and to Aaron. It was better to...



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