Ebon Moss-BachrachOne in five people would say “No, chef.”

Moss-Bachrach—who plays the antagonistic, yet oddly charming Richie on FX’s breakout Bear—revealed that he came very close to missing out on the project altogether.

They sent me [scripts]These were the first episodes. To be completely honest, I started to enjoy the Star WarsPlease show [Andor]The actor said that he didn’t read the book. Entertainment Weekly Aug. 3. “I was overwhelmed…It’s COVID. I was getting my family to the U.K. [to shoot Andor]. The thing just kind of fell through the cracks.”

Bear without Moss-Bachrach’s Richie is like an Italian beef without giardiniera—it just doesn’t make any sense!

Moss Bachrach stated, “To his credit, my agent called me two weeks after I sent this.” Moss-Bachrach said that he thought you were making a serious mistake not having read this. Richie’s character was so beautifully written. This character of Richie was just so well-constructed and had so much life.

To this agent, we owe gratitude.