It’s only been a week since “Mindhunter
,” David Fincher
’s addictive crime series for Netflix
, released its second season, which IndieWire
’s own Ben Travers
called a “magnum opus on white guilt” in his glowing review. Season 2 finds FBI
agents Holden Ford (Jonathan Groff
) and Bill Trench (Holt McCallany
) taking on the Atlanta Child Murders, which unfolded between 1979 and 1981, with 28 African-Americans slaughtered in Georgia. This season pushed Trench more into the limelight, downgrading the oft-ridiculed Ford
to a supporting character. McCallany, a seasoned character actor enjoying a mid-career break, was up to the challenge.
Luckily, years of toiling in relative obscurity prepared him for the grueling process of working with Fincher, who is notorious for doing endless amounts of takes.
“Oh my God. Many, many, many, many, many,” McCallany said of Fincher in a recent interview with Vulture
. “I can’t give you the exact number, but you have