We’re working our a**es off. … You’ve gotta make it look authentic. […] As an actor, to have a character that’s so complex — and really all the characters are psychologically very complex — and when it’s set against this backdrop that has an implicit energy and built-in fight to it, I think makes for compelling and challenging storytelling. That was the underlying thing for me. … I’ve never been stretched so much as an artist ever. It’s a small cast, as you can see. The responsibility is heavy on each character. It’s just requiring more of me than anything I’ve ever done, physically and emotionally.
Question: Can you give us a teaser for the sixth and final season of Parenthood? —Ben Ausiello: Remember that pregnancy test Amber grabbed in the Season 5 finale? Well, showrunner Jason Katims remains tight-lipped about the results, but he can confirm that Matt Lauria’s Ryan will return in Episode 3. Do with that information what you will!
[Parenthood final season started filming last week, Kingdom last day of shooting is today (Aug 12) that explains the little delay.]
"it could be worse" is the story of Jacob Gordon. A young New York City actor trying to find his way. His family life is strained, his love life is complicated, and his social skills are moderately challenged. it could be worse is about that part of all of us that wants to be better than we really are.
Totally forgot about that but Season 2 of It Could Be Worse is now available on Hulu. Matt is in episode 1 (Uncharted Territory).