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Ben Stiller Switched Gears For 'Dannemora'




Director Ben Stiller on the set of
Director Ben Stiller on the set of "Escape at Dannemora."
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On today's show:

Filming A Great Escape

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In 2015, when two convicts escaped from Dannemora State Prison in upstate New York, Ben Stiller didn't hear the news because he was in Italy filming "Zoolander 2." Just a couple of years later, Stiller found himself directing the Showtime series, "Escape at Dannemora." And it earned Stiller an Emmy nomination — one of five for the series. He spoke with John Horn about making "Dannemora."

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Hollywood's Latino Voices Speak Out

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More than 200 Latino actors, musicians, artists and activists have signed a letter that was published in several media outlets on Friday, standing in solidarity with the Latino community. The letter was in response to President Trump’s immigration agenda, the mass shooting in El Paso that targeted Latinos, and the ICE raids in Mississippi. Producer Gloria Calderon Kellett ("One Day at a Time") signed the letter and she talks with guest host Chloe Veltman about that, as well as issues about the standing of Latinos in the entertainment industry and American culture.