They are both playing the 20th Century’s most brilliant icon, Albert Einstein, on Nat Geo’s “Genius.” Host Veronica Castro talks to Geoffrey Rush and Johnny Flynn.
Video Content: Genius lead stars Geoffrey Rush and Johnny Flynn (2017)
SIDEWALKS host Veronica Castro talks to Geoffrey Rush and Johnny Flynn about acting and their split starring role as Albert Einstein in Nat Geo’s first-ever scripted series, “Genius.”
“Genius” airs Tuesdays at 9PM/8PM CT on NAT GEO
Born in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, Geoffrey Rush has won the Academy Award, the Primetime Emmy Award, and the Tony Award, among other awards and nominations. Some of his film roles include “House on Haunted Hill,” “Quills,” “The Life and Death of Peter Sellers,” “Munich,” “The King’s Speech,” “The Drowsy Chaperone,” “The Best Offer,” and “The Book Thief.” He also used his voice in “Green Lantern,” “Minions,” “$9.99,” “Harvie Krumpet,” “The Magic Pudding,” “Oscar and Lucinda,” and “Finding Nemo.”
Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, Johnny Flynn is an actor and singer. In acting, he is known for playing Dylan in Netflix’s “Lovesick.” He also played Toby in UK’s Comedy Central comedy, “Brotherhood.” Some of his film roles are “Crusade in Jeans,” “Song One,” “”Love Is Thicker Than Water,” and “Clouds of Sils Maria.” In music, Flynn is the singer and songwriter for Johnny Flynn & The Sussex Wit.
Recorded: April 20, 2017
Host / Producer: Veronica Castro
Editor: Richard R. Lee
Special Thanks To: Nat Geo, Fox 21 Television Studios, Imagine Television