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Morena Baccarin Dishes About "Elliot: The Littlest Reindeer"

When one of Santa's reindeer suddenly announces his retirement, he needs to find a replacement and fast! Against all odds, Elliot and his best friend Hazel set out to prove that he is the horse for the job. As Elliot and Hazel take on the North Pole reindeer try-outs, Hazel learns that Christmas, as we know it, may be headed for disaster. Meanwhile, back at the farm a potential new owner has plans that threaten the lives of their friends. Elliot is faced with the biggest decision of his life: save his friends, or follow his dreams and save Christmas. Maybe he doesn't have to choose; after all, big dreamers dream big! Morena Baccarin stopped by BUILD to talk about the new animated film, "Elliot: The Littlest Reindeer."

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>>> THANK YOU SO MUCH. WELCOME TO BUILD. I’M YOUR HOST RICKY CAMILLERI.

>> THE ADULTS LOVE OUR NEXT GUEST IN “"GOTHAM",” AND “DEADPOOL.” BUT NOW THE KIDS GET TO JOIN IN THE FUN OF LOVING MORENA BACCARIN IN THE NEW FILM "ELLIOT: THE LITTLEST REINDEER" WHERE HER VOICE IS USED AS THE CHARACTER CORKIE. LET'S TAKE A LOOK.

>> THIS JUST IN FROM SANTA'S WORKSHOP.

>> BLITZEN ANNOUNCED HIS RETIREMENT LAST NIGHT.

>> DID YOU HEAR THAT, HAZEL? THIS IS MY CHANCE TO PROVE I'M AS GOOD AS ANY REINDEER.

>> MEET ELLIOT. HE'S A MINIATURE HORSE.

>> I BROKE 15 SECONDS.

>> WITH BIG DREAMS.

>> IF YOU JUST GIVE ME A CHANCE, I KNOW I HAVE A SHOT AT MAKING SANTA'S TEAM.

>> YOU'RE KILLING IT! AND THAT, LADIES AND GOATS, IS WHY SANTA'S ALWAYS USED REINDEER.

>> THIS IS WHERE REINDEER BECOME HEROES, BOYS.

>> LITTLE LEAGUE TRYOUTS WERE LAST WEEK.

>> WHEN ARE YOU GOING TO GIVE UP, RUNT? I'LL NEVER GIVE UP. GET USED TO IT.

>> REINDEER ARE JERKS. THEY'VE ALWAYS BEEN JERKS. THEY ALWAYS WILL BE JERKS. EVEN SANTA UNDERSTANDS THAT. SANTA. \M\M \M\M

>> IF YOU FOLLOW YOUR HEART --

>> BIG DREAMERS DREAM BIG.

>> KNEES, HOOVES, TRY IT AGAIN.

>> YOU CAN DO ANYTHING.

>> YOU CAN DO THIS! \M\M \M I'M OFF TO THE RACES \M

>> THAT LITTLE GUY HAS SOME MOVES.

>> FEATURING THE VOICE TALENTS OF SAMANTHA B., MARTIN SHORT, JEFF DUNHAM AND JOHN CLEESE. \M\M

>> AT LEAST WE GOT EACH OTHER. THAT'S WHAT COUNTS. \M\M

>> BIG DREAMERS DREAM BIG.

>> "ELLIOT: THE LITTLEST REINDEER."

>>EVERYBODY, PLEASE WELCOME THE WONDERFUL MORENA BACCARIN. HI.

>> HI.

>> CONGRATS ON THE MOVIE.

>> THANK YOU.

>> CONGRATS ON THE FINAL SEASON OF ""GOTHAM"" WHICH YOU ARE IN THE MIDST OF SHOOTING. HOW DOES THAT FEEL?

>> BITTER SWEET. IT'S LIKE GRADUATING HIGH SCHOOL. YOU'RE EXCITED ABOUT WHAT'S HAPPENING NEXT BUT YOU DON'T WANT TO LEAVE YOUR FAMILY.

>> ISN'T IT ALSO YOUR LITERAL FAMILY AS WELL?

>> IT IS I GOT A LOT OUT OF THE SHOW. BABY, A HUSBAND.

>> IT'S WHERE YOUR LITERAL FAMILY STARTED.

>> IT IS. I'M GLAD WE'RE GETTING TO SORT OF WRAP IT UP AND KNOW IT'S ENDING AS OPPOSED TO AN ABRUPT CANCELLATION, WHERE WE ARE FINISHING THE STORY FOR EVERYBODY. WHAT'S EXCITING IS IT'S BEEN A SHOW THAT'S BEEN ABOUT TEASING WHAT HAPPENS WHEN BRUCE GROWS UP. SO AT LEAST THE FANS WILL GET TO SEE AT THE END WHERE THE SHOW WILL GO IF IT -- YOU KNOW, IF IT BECAME THE BATMAN UNIVERSE.

>> I ALWAYS SAID "GOTHAM" WAS MY FAVORITE OF THE ADAPTATIONS. THE TELEVISION ADAPTATIONS AND THE FILM ADAPTATIONS OF THE COMIC BOOK WORLD. THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT IT THAT CAPTURES THE BURTON-ESQUE BATMAN. IT'S SO FUN, FUNNY, YET DARK AND WEIRD.

>> I THINK "GOTHAM" CITY IS A GREAT CHARACTER IN THE STORY. I THINK THEY'VE DONE REALLY WELL BY SHOOTING IT HERE IN NEW YORK. AND KEEPING THAT FILMNOIR-ESQUE ASPECT OF IT.

>> I LOVE WATCHING IT. I KNOW THAT SPOT, BUT THAT'S NOT THAT SPOT. THEY'VE DONE SOMETHING A LITTLE BIT DIFFERENT WITH IT. IT'S SO COOL. SO "ELLIOT: THE LITTLEST REINDEER," YOUR VOICE IS USED. I IMAGINE YOU JUMPED AT THE CHANCE TO DO THIS BECAUSE YOU HAVE TWO LITTLE KIDS AND YOU'RE MAKING "R" RATED MOVIES AND DARK TV SHOWS.

>> I WAS REALLY EXCITED THAT I CAN FINALLY SHOW MY KIDS SOMETHING THAT I DO FOR A LIVING. MY SON, THIS PAST WEEKEND I WAS CHECKING OUT THE MOVIES. I SAID GUYS, MOMMY IS IN SOMETHING, YOU GUYS CAN SEE IT. IT'S ABOUT A HORSE THAT WANTS TO BE A REINDEER. MY SON GOES IT'S JUST GOING TO BE YOUR VOICE, I WON'T BE ABLE TO SEE YOU. SO HE DIDN'T WANT TO SEE IT HE WAS MUCH MORE IMPRESSED THAT I WAS IN "GOTHAM" CITY THAN "ELLIOT: THE LITTLEST REINDEER."

>> HE'S ALREADY ABOVE IT.

>> HE'S FIVE.

>> POOR MOMS. I ALWAYS THINK BACK TO MY MOM, I WOULD GO NO, MOM, THAT'S STUPID.

>> HE'S GOING TO WATCH IT. I'LL MAKE HIM. HE'LL LOVE IT.

>> YOU THINK SO?

>> HE WILL. THEY'RE ALL SO CUTE. IT'S A STORY ABOUT, YOU KNOW, WANTING TO BE THE BEST YOU CAN BE. ACHIEVE GREATNESS AND THE LESSONS OF LIFE.

>> I DON'T HAVE CHILDREN, BUT I HAVE LOTS OF FRIENDS WHO HAVE CHILDREN. THEY HAVE THIS MOMENT WHERE SUDDENLY THEIR CHILD FINDS "FROZEN" AND THEY'RE WATCHING IT ALL THE TIME. BECAUSE YOUR IN THE INDUSTRY YOU CAN BE LIKE I'LL MAKE SOMETHING THAT THEY'LL WATCH NOW. THAT WILL BE COOL. IS THAT WHERE THAT COMES FROM?

>> YEAH. FOR SURE. I WANTED -- I DO PUT THOUGHT INTO WHAT I'M PUTTING OUT THERE INTO THE WORLD. THIS SEEMED LIKE SOMETHING THAT HURTS NO ONE, ONLY DOES GOOD, REALLY. YOU'RE SENDING POSITIVE VIBES AND MESSAGES OUT THERE AS WELL. "DEADPOOL" DOES THAT DIFFERENTLY.

>> I AGREE WITH THAT. IT'S FUN.

>> IT'S A LOT OF FUN. IT'S A MOVIE ABOUT A GUY WHO IS A BIT OF A JERK. HE HAS A GOOD -- A GOOD MOTTO, MESSAGE, SENSE OF WHAT HE WANTS TO DO IN THE WORLD. HE DOESN'T GIVE AN "F" ABOUT HOW HE GOES ABOUT IT.

>> YEAH. AS R-RATED AS "DEADPOOL" IS, THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT IT THAT I FIND IS THAT'S OLDER FAMILY FUN. I COULD SEE FAMILIES GETTING TOGETHER AND ENJOYING "DEADPOOL."

>> PEOPLE DO. YOU'D BE SHOCKED HOW MANY FAMILIES WITH 7-YEAR-OLDS ARE LIKE WE LOVED "DEADPOOL." I'M LIKE REALLY?

>> THAT'S OKAY. HE DIDN'T GET ALL THE JOKES. HE DIDN'T HEAR THE THING ABOUT THE THING. DON'T WORRY ABOUT THAT.

>> YEAH.

>> AS R-RATED AS IT IS, IT'S A LIGHT-HEARTED AFFAIR. PEOPLE ENJOY THAT. SO WHEN YOU ARE TAKING ON A PROJECT, DO YOU THINK ABOUT THAT? WHAT AM I PUTTING OUT INTO THE WORLD? HOW WILL THIS EFFECT PEOPLE?

>> I DO. I ALSO LOOK AT FEMALE ROLES IN THE THING I'M DOING. WHAT'S THE MESSAGE I'M SENDING OUT THERE TO YOUNG GIRLS, YOUNG WOMEN. YOU DON'T ALWAYS GET IT RIGHT. YOU DON'T ALWAYS HAVE CONTROL OVER WHAT IS OUT THERE, AND YOU NEED TO WORK. BUT FOR THE MOST PART I TRY TO BE CONSCIOUS OF WHAT I'M PUTTING OUT THERE, TO MANAGE THE GARBAGE A BIT.

>> WAS THERE A MOMENT OR A PART WHERE YOU WERE KIND OF LIKE, OKAY, I THINK I NEED TO THINK A BIT MORE INTENSE -- THINK ABOUT INTENT MORE MOVING FORWARD.

>> ABSOLUTELY. I WOULD SAY IN THE BEGINNING OF MY CAREER, NOT THE VERY, VERY BEGINNING, BUT THERE WAS THE MIDDLE BEGINNING PART. I REALLY WAS A YOUNG KID OUT OF SCHOOL. I REALLY NEEDED TO WORK. I'VE DONE SOME OKAY MOVIES. I WON'T MENTION ANY BECAUSE THAT'S JUST MEAN.

>> A LOT OF PEOPLE WORK ON THEM.

>> YEAH. IT'S TOTALLY FINE. THERE'S NO BAD MESSAGE IN IT. IT'S JUST MORE OF A WASTE OF TWO HOURS. BUT YOU DO GET TO SEE ME IN SHORTS IN A DESERT.

>> YOU DID NAME THE MOVIE.

>> DID I?

>> ISN'T THAT A REFERENCE TO THE MOVIE?

>> I DON'T THINK SO I'D BE SHOCKED IF ANYBODY HAS SEEN IT.

>> IF I'M GOING TO BE IN SHORTS IN THE DESERT, I WANT IT TO BE MORE ABOUT THAT.

>> I WANT TO GIVE A SPEECH ABOUT THE POWER. WOMEN IN THE WORLD.

>> I WANT TO TALK ABOUT RBG TO A CAMERA. REALLY PREACH THE POSITIVES.

>> SO YOU HAVE SAMANTHA B., MARTIN SHORT. BUT YOU DON'T REALLY GET TO MEET ANY OF THEM UNTIL THE PREMIERE, RIGHT?

>> I CAN'T REMEMBER WHEN I GOT CAST IF MARTIN SHORT WAS ALREADY CAST OR NOT. YOU THEN SEE THE MOVIE COME OUT, YOU SEE THE PUBLICITY AROUND IT. YOU'RE LIKE, OH, THAT'S PRETTY GOOD. I'M IN A MOVIE WITH THOSE PEOPLE. I WAS IN THE STUDIO ONE OR TWO DAYS.

>> THAT'S IT?

>> VOICE GIGS ARE THE BEST GIGS.

>> THEY'RE THE BEST GIGS. THOUGH FOR THIS ONE THEY WANTED TO ROLL B. ROLL, SO I HAD TO GET IN MAKEUP, HAIR. IT'S FUN, IT'S A DIFFERENT MUSCLE MEMORY. THE WAY YOU ACT, LEARN TO ACT -- I HATE WATCHING MYSELF, BUT OCCASIONALLY I SEE WHAT I DO. I GO I CAN PROBABLY FINESSE THAT MOMENT TO MAKE IT MORE WHAT I WANT. WITH THE VOICE, YOU HAVE INSTANT GRATIFICATION. YOU HEAR YOURSELF. YOU DO THE THING, THEY PLAY IT BACK. THEY SAY WE WANT IT MORE WITH THIS TONE. YOU DO IT AGAIN. WHEN YOU SEE THE ANIMATION, SOMETIMES YOU HAVE TO TWEAK SOME THINGS, SOUNDS, EFFORTS, WHATEVER. IT'S A DIFFERENT -- YOU ALMOST HAVE TO FORGET ABOUT THE BODY AND JUST -- YOU REALLY HAVE TO TRY TWICE AS HARD TO GET THE VOICE TO HAVE THE TONE OF SOMEBODY MOVING, DOING THINGS.

>> DO YOU END UP MOVING AROUND A LOT IN THE STUDIO WHILE YOU'RE DOING IT?

>> SOMETIMES. I'VE DONE SOME VOICEOVER WORK FOR THE BATMAN SERIES. YOU KNOW, YOU HAVE TO SOMETIMES THROW PUNCHES, WHEN I WAS DOING BLACK CANARY, I WOULD LITERALLY DO IT BECAUSE IT'S HARD TO MAKE YOUR VOICE SOUND LIKE YOU'RE IN THE MIDDLE OF AN ACTION.

>> HUH!

>> YEAH.

>> IT DOESN'T SOUND THAT GOOD. IT SOUNDS LIKE A FAKE. HUH. NOT AS GOOD. NOT AS POWERFUL.

>> DIDN'T SOUND LIKE A PUNCH THROW. IT SOUNDED LIKE YOU WERE CONFUSED ABOUT SOMETHING.

>> EXACTLY.

>> GOING BACK TO "GOTHAM", YOUR FAMILY STARTED THERE. WHAT WAS THAT LIKE WHEN THAT STARTED? I'VE TALKED TO BEN ABOUT THE SHOW. IT SOUNDS LIKE AFTER THE FIRST OR SECOND SEASON HE TOOK ON A LEADERSHIP ROLE, DIRECTING, WRITING EPISODES. WHAT WAS THAT LIKE DEVELOPING A RELATIONSHIP AT THE TIME WHILE ALL THAT WAS GOING ON?

>> IT'S GREAT. IT'S LIFE. I HAPPEN TO BE LUCKY AND WORK WITH MY HUSBAND. YOU KNOW, WE'RE FOCUSED ON MAKING THE SHOW GOOD WHEN WE'RE AT WORK AND WE CAN HAVE A CONVERSATION WITHOUT KIDS INTERRUPTING US. SO IT'S A PLUS TO GO TO WORK TOGETHER. THEN WE'RE HOME AND IT'S OUR HOME LIFE. IT'S NICE HOW IT ALL DEVELOPED TOGETHER. HE'S BEEN HAPPY TO DIRECT AND WRITE ON THE SHOW. REALLY PRODUCE A LOT OF IT. HE DOES CARE ABOUT THE LOOK OF IT. HE'S OPINIONATED AND BRINGS STUFF UP TO PEOPLE, THE PRODUCERS, WRITERS.

>> DO THE TWO OF YOU TALK ABOUT THE SHOW WHEN YOU GO HOME AS WELL?

>> WE DO.

>> I CAN'T IMAGINE YOU WOULDN'T.

>> DID YOU READ THAT EPISODE YET? WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THE SCENE? WE DISCUSS IT AND IT'S HELPFUL. YOU CAN RUN LINES AT THE END OF THE DAY, CHANGE LINES. IT'S NICE.

>> WHAT WAS IT LIKE WHEN HE DECIDED TO DIRECT? DID HE RUN THAT BY YOU?

>> HE DID. I KNEW THAT WAS SOMETHING HE ALWAYS WANTED TO DO. THEN WHEN HE WAS EMBARKING ON IT, HE WAS LIKE JUST A HEAD'S UP, THIS WILL BE ALL-ENCOMPASSING. THERE'S WEEKS OF PREP, HE'S SHOOTING AT THE SAME TIME AS HE'S PREPPING. WHILE HE'S DIRECTING HE'S ALSO AN ACTOR ON THE SHOW. IT WAS GOING TO BE A SOLID THREE WEEKS WHERE HE WAS FOCUSED ON IT. WHEN YOU'RE A FAMILY YOU HAVE TO PLAN THESE THINGS OUT. SO WE DISCUSSED IT, FIGURED OUT HOW TO GET THROUGH IT.

>> YOU GOT THROUGH IT.

>> I GOT THROUGH IT. THERE WERE A LOT OF FLOWERS AFTER.

>> IS THAT TRUE?

>> NO.

>> THANK YOU, I'M SORRY.

>> LIKEWISE, IF I WAS DIRECTING SOMETHING, IT WOULD BE THE SAME THING. YOU HAVE TO BE SELFISH, GET IN THERE, YOU KNOW, ESPECIALLY IF IT'S YOUR FIRST TIME.

>> RECOGNIZE THAT YOU WERE SELFISH AND YOU WOULDN'T BE SO SELFISH IF IT WASN'T FOR THE PARTNER --

>> EXACTLY. THAT'S THE SIGN OF A GOOD MARRIAGE.

>> WOULD YOU WANT TO DIRECT?

>> I THINK I WOULD. I ALWAYS SAID I WASN'T INTERESTED, THEN YOU DO A LOT TO OF MOVIES AND THINGS AND YOU REALIZE YOU KNOW WHAT YOU'RE DOING. SOMETIMES YOU'RE BETTER THAN A LOT OF PEOPLE WHO SHOW UP TO DO THE JOB THAT THEY'RE SUPPOSED TO DO.

>> ESPECIALLY IF YOU'RE DOING TV, AND NEW DIRECTORS COMING ON ALL THE TIME. WITH "GOTHAM" YOU HAVE A STABLE SET OF DIRECTORS --

>> WE DO. SOMETIMES WE GET NEW DIRECTORS, AND SOMETIMES PEOPLE DON'T HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO DO OUR SHOW. IT'S FRUSTRATING. I'VE BEEN DOING THIS FOR A LONG TIME NOW. ALMOST 18 YEARS. I KNOW. IN THE FUTURE POTENTIALLY. I'M MUCH MORE INTERESTED IN PRODUCING, BUT THAT'S SOMETHING I WOULD LIKE TO LEARN.

>> HAVE YOU MOVED INTO PRODUCING?

>> I DABBLED. I SOLD A SHOW LAST YEAR BUT IT DIDN'T GET MADE. I'M TRYING AGAIN. FINGERS CROSSED.

>> ARE YOU SORT OF LIKE LOOKING FOR CONTENT AND LOOKING FOR WRITERS?

>> ALWAYS.

>> THEN PITCHING IT YOURSELF?

>> YEAH. ALWAYS.

>> WOW. THAT'S SO COOL. HOW DID THAT START FOR YOU?

>> AGAIN, DOING WHAT WE DO FOR A LIVING. HAVING IDEAS FOR SHOWS. KNOWING WHAT GOES INTO A SHOW. FINDING IT A MIRACLE THAT THINGS GET ON THE AIR. THE AIR MOUNT OF CREATIVE PEOPLE BEHIND IT, EXECUTIVES BEHIND IT, ALL THESE PEOPLE THAT HAVE TO BE ON THE SAME PAGE AND CREATE A PRODUCT THAT'S GOOD. IT'S HARD.

>> IT'S A MIRACLE/CRAP SHOOT AT TIMES.

>> YES.

>> SOMETIMES I TALKED TO PEOPLE, AND THEY'RE LIKE THEY SAID YES. WE DON'T KNOW WHY.

>> YEAH, I KNOW.

>> THEY'RE GIVING US A SECOND SEASON, NO ONE IS WATCHING IT, WE DON'T KNOW WHY.

>> I THINK IT STARTS WITH FINDING GOOD CONTENT, FINDING SOMETHING YOU'RE PASSIONATE ABOUT.

>> YOU SAID WITH "GOTHAM" IT'S A VERY SPECIFIC KIND OF SHOW. SOME PEOPLE CAN COME IN AND TAKE THE REINS AND DIRECT WELL. SOME PEOPLE HAVE TROUBLE. WHAT HAS BEEN THE THING THAT TRIPS PEOPLE UP?

>> IT'S A BIG SHOW. WE SHOOT IN EIGHT DAYS A SHOW THAT LOOKS LIKE THAT AND HAS THAT MUCH ACTION, IT ALWAYS BLEEDS INTO A NINTH DAY. THAT'S HARD. WE'RE SHOOTING IN THE ELEMENTS, OUTSIDE.

>> HUGE SETUPS, TOO.

>> HUGE SETUPS. HUGE LIGHTING SETUPS. THE SHOW HAS A SPECIFIC LOOK. YOU'RE GETTING INTO A LOT OF ACTION SEQUENCES THAT INVOLVE CARS, GUNS, PEOPLE DOING STUNTS. YESTERDAY BEN'S STUNT GUY HAD TO JUMP INTO THE RIVER. IT WAS FREEZING YESTERDAY. YOU'RE DOING SOMETHING FOR A MOVIE THAT WOULD TAKE AT LEAST A MONTH TO SHOOT, AND YOU'RE SHOOTING IT IN EIGHT DAYS. THE DIALOGUE IS HEIGHTENED. THE SITUATIONS ARE HEIGHTENED. SOMETIMES PEOPLE GET TRIPPED UP AND OVERSEEN.

>> SO OFTEN THESE BIG GLORIOUS SETUPS, THINGS ARE DONE IN WIDES A LOT TO OF TIME, WHICH YOU RARELY GET ON TELEVISION.

>> YOU HAVE TO PICK AND CHOOSE ON THE SHOW. BECAUSE THEN YOU NEED THE GROUNDING HUMAN MOMENTS, SO YOU NEED THOSE EXTREME CLOSEUPS AS WELL IN A MORE QUIET SCENE, BUT YOU NEED THE BIG WIDE -- THE MOVEMENT TO GET THE SHOW GOING. IT IS STILL AN ACTION SHOW. TO KEEP IT EXCITING.

>> IT STILL HAS TO BE TV ON A MAJOR NETWORK. YOU CAN'T SHOOT IN WIDE SHOTS ALL THE TIME. LET'S GET SOME QUESTIONS FROM THE AUDIENCE.

>> HELLO.

>> HI.

>> I WAS WONDERING IF YOU HAD A FAVORITE LINE FROM THIS NEW MOVIE.

>> FAVORITE LINE. I DON'T KNOW IF I COULD PICK ONE. DO YOU? HAVE YOU SEEN IT?

>> I HAVEN'T.

>> I LOVE THAT SHE'S GOING TO TRY TO MAKE EVERYBODY INTO BEEF JERKY OR ANIMAL JERKY. THE WHOLE SCENE WHERE SHE COMES IN, SHE'S LOOKING AT THE FARM PRETENDING, OH, NO, I JUST LOVE ANIMALS. REALLY, SHE'S UNWRAPPING.

>> SHE HAS A LOT OF FREUDIAN SLIPS.

>> YEAH.

>> SHE'S TALKING ABOUT THEM AND SAYS YOU'LL MAKE GREAT PIES, OH, THEY'RE WONDERFUL ANIMALS.

>> I WONDER AT WHAT AGE YOU START TO PICK UP ON THAT.

>> THERE'S A LOT TO OF JOKES IN THE MOVIE I WAS WONDERING ABOUT THAT. OFTENTIMES -- ANIMATED MOVIES TRY TO PLEASE ADULTS AS WELL. THIS ONE I THINK WENT OUT OF ITS WAY TO INCLUDE JOKES FOR ADULTS.

>> YES.

>> AS A REVIEWER WHO DOESN'T HAVE KIDS, I VERY MUCH ENJOYED THAT.

>> WHEN YOU TAKE YOUR KIDS TO THE MOVIES, IT'S NICE TO HAVE SOMETHING FOR YOURSELF, TOO.

>> NEXT QUESTION. TIME FOR ONE MORE.

>> HI.

>> HI.

>> WHO ARE SOME OF YOUR BIGGEST ACTING INSPIRATIONS GROWING UP IF ANY?

>> SURE. I GREW UP IN THE TIME WHERE EVERYBODY WAS WATCHING AL PACINO, MERYL STREEP, GLENN CLOSE, THOSE ARE SOME OF MY FAVORITES. MERYL STREEP CAN GO NO WRONG STILL. YEAH.

>> PRETTY EASY WHEN PEOPLE ASK THAT QUESTION. THERE ARE -- YOU KNOW WHO THEY ARE. THEY'RE THE GREATS.

>> YEAH.

>> GOOD TO SEE YOU. THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR COMING BY. CONGRATS ON "GOTHAM" AND WRAPPING IT UP. I'M SURE YOU HAVE ANOTHER MONTH OR TWO TO SHOOT?

>> WE HAVE UNDER A MONTH. I THINK LIKE FOUR WEEKS. FOUR WEEKS IS A MONTH. SO LIKE THREE AND A HALF WEEKS OR SOMETHING. I GOT DISTRACTED. BEHIND YOUR RIGHT EYE IS A "DEADPOOL" STICKER, I WAS LIKE THAT'S CUTE. ANY WAY.

>> CONGRATS. CONGRATS ON "ELLIOT: THE LITTLEST REINDEER." HOW CAN PEOPLE SEE "ELLIOT: THE LITTLEST REINDEER"?

>> COMING OUT DECEMBER 1st.

>> ITS GOING TO BE IN THEATERS.

>> PLEASE GIVE MORENA A BIG ROUND OF APPLAUSE.

>> THANK YOU. [ APPLAUSE ]

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DeWanda Wise

DeWanda Wise is as lovely as she is gorgeous, we promise you! 😍🤩 Find out what attracted the "She's Gotta Have It" star to the vibrant role of Nola Darling and how she approaches playing her. (Photo Credit: Mike Pont /BUILD )

Monét X Change & Logan Browning

The X Change Rate is officially open! We couldn't have had a better guest to join Monét X Change on our new show's debut than Logan Browning. Don't miss all the tea cause trust and believe there was some spilled! ☕️✌️ (Photo Credit: Jammi York /BUILD )

Logan Browning & Allison Williams

They're just perfect! 🥰 Horror fans you're in for a treat with the new Netflix Original movie, "The Perfection," starring Allison Williams and Logan Browning! Find out what makes this particular horror/thriller different than the rest. (Photo Credit: Jammi York /BUILD )

Julianna Margulies

Some people are just class acts and Julianna Margulies absolutely falls in that category! You DEFINITELY want to check out what she had to say not only about her new miniseries, "The Hot Zone," but about Trump, abortion and more. (Photo Credit: Jammi York /BUILD )

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