Leverage: Redemption is back for Season 2. The show follows the Leverage crew made up of the Grifter, the Hitter, the Thief and the Hacker, as they seek to make the world a better place by using each of their talents to level the playing field.

Gina Bellman, who plays Sophie Devereaux, sat for a conversation with uInterview founder Erik Meers to discuss what it was like working with Noah Wyle and Christian Kane on the show.

“What we do is very glamorous and exciting, but it’s a workplace like any other,” Bellman said. “At the end of the day, what did we do? Me and Christian and Noah had a WhatsApp group playing Wordle. We would be sitting there saying, ‘I got it in three! I got it in five! I got it in four.’ We’re just like everybody else. We all have our short hands, we’ve known each other for so long. I know when Christian’s favorite meal is in the tent for catering for lunch and I’ll knock on his trailer and say, ‘Hey, there’s red velvet cake,’ or whatever. We know each other so well.”


“We had this scene together in a food truck and it was written that he was supposed to be in the back of the food truck but he said, ‘How about I’m under the counter between your legs and I just pop things up through the screen,'” she recalled. “He’s great at physical comedy. We did this scene together where he had to jump off a container and land in front of me. We did ten takes of this thing and after the tenth take, I was like, ‘Did you really jump from the top of the container?’ He was like, ‘You’ve only just noticed? I’ve done it 10 times!’ We do all have a very familiar way of talking to each other. You look forward to go to work and see people.”

She also revealed the talent she most admires about Wyle, who is best known for his role as John Carter on the ER.

“The thing about Noah is that he’s great with props,” she said. “He reminds me of an actor that I worked with on Coupling, Ben Miles. We called him the ‘King of Business,’ because he could have his pint glass and be buttoning up his coat and he always had stuff going on. Noah is the master at that. I’m hopeless at props. I mean, don’t give me an umbrella, because my arm suddenly won’t work anymore. They all make fun of me, ‘Don’t give Gina a prop! Don’t give her a phone, don’t give her a bag and a coffee. She can only have the bag, not the coffee.’ I do love watching Noah with props because he’s absolutely brilliant at it.”

The new season airs November 16 on Amazon Freevee.

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