Jeff Daniels and Emily Mortimer at The Newsroom press conference
Emily Mortimer & Jeff Daniels - “The Newsroom” Press Conference
The last one is my favorite.
A new father doesn’t need any extra incentive to worry but I had one. Four years earlier mom was pregnant with what should have been your older brother, Charlie. In the eighth month of the pregnancy, Charlie turned the wrong way in the womb and accidentally strangled himself on the umbilical cord and died. You and I have that in common. Grandma and Grandpa planned on having three kids—first your Aunt Debbie, then Uncle Noah and then my brother Daniel. But Daniel died at birth, and that’s why I’m here. I’m the understudy. (You might notice a lot of characters named Charlie and Danny in the stories I write—now you’ll know why.) This time around, come hell or high water, I was bringing my whole family home from the hospital.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY SPORTS NIGHT JOKE SPORTS NIGHT JOKE SPORTS NIGHT JOKE
Friendly reminder: it took two people to write that song.
cause you give me the signal and I can get in there and…you know.
Their friendship is one of my favorite parts of The Newsroom (and I absolutely love that Sloan calls Mac “Kenzie”!)