How Director Tom McCarthy Got 'Spotlight' Right

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Tom McCarthy, the director and co-writer of Spotlight, is a true multi-hyphenate. He's an actor who appeared in Meet the Parents and the HBO series, The Wire. McCarthy's breakthrough as a director came when he made the 2003 film The Station Agent, which he also wrote. He followed that with two more well-received films, The Visitor and Win-Win. McCarthy tells us how Spotlight went from non-starter to awards contender -- and how the plan for his career as a writer, actor and director has always been...don't have a plan.

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Host:
Kim Masters

Producer:
Kaitlin Parker