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July 9th, 2013
11:08 PM ET

Jeff Daniels on "The Newsroom" and Aaron Sorkin: "If you go into his office you need to wear sunglasses because of all the awards"

With the season premier of HBO's hit program just days away, on Tuesday "Piers Morgan Live" welcomed Jeff Daniels to the program for his candid commentary and expert insight.

Tasked with portraying newsman Will McAvoy in the show's lead role, Daniels explained the ways in which audiences can expect to see differences between the first season of "The Newsroom," and the show's upcoming sophomore campaign:

"You got a guy like Sorkin, who, if you go into his office you need to wear sunglasses because of all the awards," said Daniels, referring to Aaron Sorkin, the shows creator.

"He's where he is for a reason. But, it's still a first season, it's still a first draft. He's getting used to the actors, getting used to what this is. This is 'Newsroom,' what is it, maybe I'm going this way, maybe I'm going that way," explained Tuesday's guest, in discussing last spring's launch of the program. "Now we're into the second season, and he did a smart thing: he went straight for a story that...is triggered by the six or eight of us, the characters in the show that chase this one story about Genoa, and about a drone strike and we chase it and chase it and we make some horrible, horrible journalistic mistakes."

In his role as a television anchor, Daniels is no stranger to taking a position "In The Chair," where on Tuesday he sat opposite Piers Morgan in the show's signature interview segment. Deftly handling questions that ranged from the George Zimmerman trial and gun control to politics and Hollywood, the three-time Golden Globe Award nominee revealed his reaction to Sorkin insisting on redoing a large chunk of the season's first episodes:

"Six weeks of work and then we came back in January and basically started over, but he had it," admitted Daniels, after explaining how Sorkin had scrapped upwards of eighty percent of what had already been shot, citing a "writing problem." "It was a structure thing...for me it was like, oh, alright, well, what can I do to help you Aaron, what can I do to support you, and we get another shot at it."

Watch the clip for more of Morgan's "In The Chair" interview with a decorated film star who's worked with everyone from Jim Carrey and George Clooney to Clint Eastwood and Sandra Bullock, and for the next edition of "Piers Morgan Live," watch CNN every night at 9.
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  1. Sandra Knight

    Love to watch your show while I am in the gym; however, tonight's show, 7/9,was secondary to the incredible spelling of the closed captioning. It must be summer and the interns are out in full force. When Woody Alan (sic) and John Bayner (sic) ran across the screen, I couldn't wait for the next misspelling. Soon Jeff Daniels pailed (sic) next to these amazing choices.

    July 9, 2013 at 11:25 pm | Report abuse | Reply
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    if you have not watched the new room, its ever thing backward the Dems are the good guys and the GOP are the bad guys and the rich and powerful are trash. Its hate for the USA and its people. that pretty much sum it up, I think.

    July 10, 2013 at 12:55 am | Report abuse | Reply
    • Bill

      You understand that Jeff Daniels plays a registered Republican right? I think he's not painting the GOP as bad, but the people on the extreme right who hijacked the party in 2009. If Sorkin is taking a partisan position is unclear until we get to the IRS scandal and the NSA spying scandal. That's a season or two away. Sorkin, from the West Wing days, was very fair. He wasn't afraid to take the Democratic side, but he was fair in protraying the Republicans. Some GOP characters were bad guys, but a lot of them were good guys. The Arnold Vinick character was very easy to like, both as a person and as a politician.

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