People Can’t Get Enough of Variety’s “Actors on Actors” Interviews

Cillian Murphy and Margot Robbie
Screenshot from "Cillian Murphy & Margot Robbie | Actors on Actors" via Variety/YouTube

Variety’s Actors on Actors series has been going strong for a few years, now but it truly reached its fever pitch this year. Several moments from these celebrity interviews quickly went viral, and we’re bringing you a few that got everyone talking.

Margot Robbie & Cillian Murphy

Barbenheimer was definitely the biggest pop culture phenomenon of 2023, and all hell broke loose when Variety paired Margot Robbie and Cillian Murphy for this interview. From Murphy’s unusual sitting pose to outfits that perfectly match their characters, several moments from this interview sparked a heated debate on social media.

Emily Blunt & Anne Hathaway

It’s been almost two decades since Emily Blunt and Anne Hathaway met on the set of The Devil Wears Prada. This interview gave us a major nostalgia overload and a unique window into their amazing friendship.

Robert Downey Jr. & Mark Ruffalo

Speaking of Hollywood besties who go way back, Robert Downey Jr. and Mark Ruffalo had the time of their lives interviewing each other, even after leaving their Marvel days behind.

Emma Stone & Bradley Cooper

The interview between Emma Stone and Bradley Cooper gave us many amazing snippets, but the moment that broke the internet was PopCrave describing them as Aloha stars.

Halle Bailey & Rachel Zegler

Halle Bailey and Rachel Zegler both faced a lot of unnecessary backlash online after being cast as Disney princesses. This interview allowed them to reflect on the experience of starring in The Little Mermaid and Snow White and find a silver lining in this journey.