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IndieWire Honors Video: Bill Hader Says That the Loss of FilmStruck ‘Was Like a Family Member Died’

IndieWire Honors Video: Bill Hader Says That the Loss of FilmStruck ‘Was Like a Family Member Died’

On November 1, the 2018 IndieWire Honors ceremony celebrated eight filmmakers and actors for their achievement in creative independence. We’re showcasing their work with new interviews conducted right before they accepted their awards at the event.

Bill Hader’s last few weeks have brought a flurry of emotions. Deep into production on “Barry” Season 2, the recent announcement that FilmStruck would be shuttering seemed to bring out a lot of sympathy from the actor’s inner circle.

“That was a big kick in the balls. It was like a family member died. I got so many texts from people who were like ‘Dude, I’m so sorry,’” Hader told IndieWire. “It was like someone made a website just for me. And then WarnerMedia went, ‘Oh wait, this is just for Bill.’”

Discussing how the site helped his evolving film knowledge arsenal, Hader talked about picking up inspiration from films like the Billy Wilder

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