Katie Holmes: “Every Woman Likes to Smack A Man…” -Watch our fun interview with Katie and Matthew Perry, the Stars of The Kennedys: After Camelot on REELZ
Katie Holmes and Matthew Perry talked to Bay Area HQ about their new miniseries The Kennedys: After Camelot. Matthew Perry recalls his visits to San Jose during a Sharks vs. Kings Playoff Game, and Katie Holmes shared her feelings on slapping Matthew when filming a tense scene involving Jaqueline Kennedy Onassis and Ted Kennedy. Picking up where the Emmy®-winning miniseries The Kennedys left off, The Kennedys – After Camelot provides a fascinating look into the modern era of America’s royal family. Based on the best-selling book of the same name by J. Randy Taraborrelli, The Kennedys – After Camelot stars Katie Holmes as Jackie Kennedy-Onassis, Matthew Perry as Sen. Ted Kennedy, Alexander Siddig as Aristotle Onassis and newcomer Brett Donahue as the beloved John F. Kennedy, Jr. Watch the world premiere of The Kennedys – After Camelot – Sunday, April 2 at 9pm ET/ 8pm PT and Sunday, April 9 at 9pm ET/ 8pm PT on Reelz.
Katie Holmes, who starred as Jackie Kennedy in The Kennedys, reprises her role as Jackie O in The Kennedys-After Camelot. “She made such an impact on the world, and such an impact on her family,” Holmes says of Jackie. Matthew Perry stars as Ted Kennedy in The Kennedys-After Camelot. Perry recently starred on stage in London’s West End in The End of Longing, a play which is his playwriting debut. Diana Hardcastle stars as Kennedy family matriarch Rose Kennedy, a role she reprises from The Kennedys. Hardcastle is also known for her movie roles in both Best Exotic Marigold Hotel movies, Good Woman and The Boy. Kristin Booth stars as Ethel Kennedy, a role she reprises from The Kennedys. Her movie credits include Defendor, This Beautiful City and Foolproof. Booth’s television credits include roles in Signed, Sealed, Delivered and Orphan Black. Kristen Hager stars as Joan Kennedy. Hager has played roles in TV series Gotham and Masters of Sex but she may be best known for her work in Being Human. She’s also had movie roles in Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem and Wanted. Alexander Siddig stars as Aristotle Onassis in The Kennedys-After Camelot. He may be best known for his role as Dr. Julian Bashir in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and as Prince Doran Martell in Game of Thrones. He is no stranger to miniseries having portrayed Amun in the Muse miniseries Tut. Brett Donahue stars as John F. Kennedy, Jr., in The Kennedys-After Camelot. His work includes theatre, movies and television, but he may be best known to American audiences from his roles in movie and television productions including Total Recall, Suits and Beauty and the Beast.