From Tony Wong of the Toronto Star:
How tough is to play someone that conflicted every season?
Being Griffin sometimes gets to be overwhelming. It’s 12 hours a day being this sort of dark guy. And it does bleed into your thoughts. You’re a different person, you start to internalize it after awhile. This happened to me the first season especially.
The biggest challenge in Season 2 was to keep pushing myself. You try not to get too comfortable. There is a real danger to that because if the character becomes safe and boring then the audience will get bored. You cease to become authentic. So you’re always pushing. Continue reading.