Julia Louis-Dreyfus stars in and produces HBO's 'Veep,' a comedy with a skewed-eyed view of Washington's Beltway life.
The good staffers of Vice President Selina Meyer's office had been trying to put out a fire all afternoon when their slightly discombobulated leader, played by Julia Louis-Dreyfus, turned up on the set of HBO's "Veep."
Before she stepped into character, however, Louis-Dreyfus had a question.
"Did you talk to the actors about the script changes?" she said to the show's creator and all-around head coach, Armando Iannucci, as he sat behind a monitor watching takes. He nodded. "Good," she smiled, then stepped in front of the camera, where in the next scene her character took hold of a developing ...