Hank Azaria Speaks

The pre-rehearsal, pre-opening buzz for The Farnsworth Invention on Broadway continues to mount, with this short interview with Hank Azaria — set to play the role of David Sarnoff — in New York Magazine:

Q: You’re always so likable in your performances—is it going to be a challenge to play a bad guy?

A: My good friend Oliver Platt gave me this advice: “Even though you’re playing a dick, you got to play the role like you’re making the case before God why you deserve to be in Heaven.” So I don’t see myself as the bad guy, like, at all.

Hey, even Darth Vader turned out to be Luke’s father.  Could it be….?!?!?!  Naaah.

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