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Seeing as how well Jeffrey Wright has worked with HBO on a TV show like Westworld, it is natural that he would work with HBO on other projects he is involved in whether he is an actor or a producer.
Indeed, one of his latest projects sees him as a producer on the HBO documentary We Are Not Done Yet. In an interview with Collider, Jeffrey Wright had the opportunity to promote this documentary.
We Are Not Done Yet
This is what Jeffrey Wright had to say on the experience he had of working with veterans for We Are Not Done Yet:
“Well, that experience, as they’ve described it, was one of the most cathartic and beneficial experiences they’ve had, in working through their trauma. For me, it was just a wonderfully victorious night to see them progress, over the time that I worked with them.”
“Just that short time until that night was stunning, in the best way. Even more so, to see the progress that they’ve made, in the two years since we started working together, has been inspiring and hopeful.”
“They are an outrageously talented group, and are talented in the ways in which they are able to express themselves creatively, through the written word, prose and poetry, but also through their visual art. They are just a powerful group of warriors, artists, and human beings.”
Jeffrey Wright also spoke about the thought-provoking themes of Westworld:
“It was very clear, from reading the first script, that it was incredibly fertile territory to explore. The construct created broad spaces for examination of existential questions, poetic questions, social questions, and questions around technology.”
“It’s relationship to the present and the future is all inclusive, expansive territory, inside of that. And the writing was among the best writing that I’ve come across, in my career. I can’t speak for everyone, but it’s those types of spaces that I prefer to work in because it challenges me, and they keep me on my toes.”
“They ask me to do things that I might not necessarily have done before, which keeps the work interesting. It asks us to confront our personal experiences in our lives and to bring that to bear through our work. That is what I think many of us hoped to do, when we signed up for this work.”
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