“Veep” returns to HBO Sunday (April 14), with Julia Louis-Dreyfus stepping back into the shoes of Vice President Selina Meyer on the heels of an Outstanding Lead Actress Emmy for the role in Season 1.
Louis-Dreyfus teases for Zap2it what fans can look forward to, including Meyer trying to take on a bigger role in policy.
“She’s going to try to get closer inside the West Wing, which is going to be a very interesting challenge for her. It’s going to work for her and not work for her, in time,” says Louis-Dreyfus.
Along the way, we wonder if JLD has thought of any cringe-worthy situations she’d like to see the Veep stumble into.
“Oh, sure. But I think I’ll keep them to myself,” laughs Louis-Dreyfus. “There are just so many.
When you’re on the public stage, the international stage, there are
plenty of cringe-worthy moments.”
We have to wonder if those moments would ever come with Meyer as president — would she be ready to step into the office?
“Well, she thinks she is, for sure,” says Louis-Dreyfus. “I’m not saying I do. I’m
not even saying I’d vote for her, but she thinks she’s ready. That’s a
ways down the line, though, if at all.”
What fans can look forward to are some new faces, including Gary Cole and Kevin Dunn as POTUS staff members.
“We’re bringing in a couple new characters from POTUS’ office,” says Louis-Dreyfus. “I’m just looking forward to working with these guys again. I can’t tell you how much I love this group of actors.”
“Veep” returns Sunday, April 14 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on HBO.