TV roles everyone in Hollywood wanted
It used to be films were seen as superior to television in Hollywood, but those days are long over. Over the last couple of decades, the small screen has taken some really big leaps, spawning a slew of prestige projects and major hits that have expanded the narrative possibilities of the medium and revolutionized the way people think about TV—not to mention opened up a huge number of opportunities for actors who were once wholly focused on landing film roles. Several years into the explosion of streaming platforms and the continued rise of cable, television is enjoying a surge in popularity and prestige like never before. Now, a growing list of A-list talent is flocking to TV to tackle meaty roles once reserved for the big screen. As the New Golden Age of Television stretches on, we're taking a look at a few TV roles everyone in Hollywood wanted to play.