Reel Reactions Exclusive: Interview with Danny Strong

InTheMixDannyStrong_t750x550In addition to having a successful acting career playing Jonathan on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Danny Siegel on Mad Men, Danny Strong has quickly climbed the ladder of success as a screenwriter. Over the past few years he has written two critically acclaimed HBO political dramas, Recount and Game Change, the ladder of which gained Strong his first Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie, or Dramatic Special. Transitioning now to the big screen, Strong brings audiences an emotional look into the Civil Rights Movement as seen through the eyes of a White House butler. Lee Daniels’ The Butler, starring Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey, explores the life of Cecil Gaines, a butler who serves seven White House administrations while living in a country tearing itself apart over racial inequality.  Here’s what Strong had to say about his latest project:

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