Take Two for August 19, 2013

Odd Hollywood Jobs: Costume designer to the stars

The Newsroom

HBO

Jeff Daniels stars in "The Newsroom." We'll talk to costume designer Hope Hanafin, who works for the show

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A scene from "500 Days of Summer."

Hipster Olympics

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Attendees look at a pair of sunglasses from a 'swap box,' where visitors can take items in exchange for leaving others, at the second annual Hipster Olympics on July 21, 2012 in Berlin, Germany.

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Singer Beyonce Knowles poses for photos at a press conference to announce pre-game activities for Super Bowl XXXVIII at the Reliant Center in Houston, Texas

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Oklahoma City Thunder's Russell Westbrook leaves after speaking at a press conference after Game 2 of the NBA Finals at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, June 14, 2012. The Miami Heat defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 100-96.


This is one in a series on Odd Hollywood Jobs — not acting or directing, but rather the tasks you haven't heard of. You can read other segments in this series at the links below the story.

We've been looking at Hollywood jobs this summer, and talking with the people who do them. And today's job: Costume designer. Hope Hanafin, who sourced the looks behind HBO's "The Newsroom" and the film "500 Days of Summer," joins the show to talk about how she finds the perfect look behind each era.

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