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Thursday, July 15, 2021: Danny Trejo, Joshua Safran and more

Today on Q: actor Danny Trejo, screenwriter Joshua Safran, filmmaker Loretta Sarah Todd.

Today on Q: Danny Trejo, Joshua Safran, Loretta Sarah Todd

Actor Danny Trejo, screenwriter Joshua Safran, filmmaker Loretta Sarah Todd. (Gloria Hinojosa, Karolina Wotjtasik, Wendy D Photography.)

Today on Q, with host Tom Power:

  • Actor Danny Trejo discusses his new memoir, Trejo: My Life of Crime, Redemption, and Hollywood, in which he opens up about surviving incarceration, finding sobriety, helping others and landing his first big film role.

  • Television writer Joshua Safran, the creator of HBO Max's Gossip Girl reboot, talks about reviving the 2000s show for a new decade, and how the changing face of New York City and social media impacted his approach.

  • Métis and Cree filmmaker Loretta Sarah Todd explains how she preserved Indigenous oral tradition in her film Monkey Beach — an adaptation of Eden Robinson's novel of the same name.

WATCH | Danny Trejo's full interview with Tom Power:

WATCH | Official trailer for HBO Max's Gossip Girl:

WATCH | Official trailer for Monkey Beach:

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