Q&A; Glenn Close

Actress Glenn Close joins the cast of the cable TV show The Shield on March 15.

Why are you doing TV? Well, I've done TV my whole career. I'm amazed that it's caused so much comment. I hope other people from the movie world will do the same thing. I think there's some spectacular writing going on in television. I'm having a ball.

Did you watch The Shield before signing on? No! No, I was in for a rude and shocking awakening. They came east, made this terrific pitch and brought me DVDs of all the seasons since the pilot. So...

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