British MC and actor Riz Ahmed is used to rapping and reciting lines, but he had to learn a new form of communication for his latest film. In Sound of Metal, Ahmed plays a drummer who goes deaf. To prepare for the role, Ahmed immersed himself in deaf culture and worked with a deaf advocate to learn American Sign Language.
On the HBO series The Undoing, Hugh Grant stars opposite Nicole Kidman as a pediatric oncologist named Jonathan who seems, upon first glance, to be the perfect husband. Grant talks about going from playing rom-coms to darker roles.