Actress Claire Danes graces the August cover of Vogue magazine, talking about her career slump.
After starring in the 2010 HBO biopic "Temple Grandin," which earned her an Emmy and a Golden Globe, Danes says she had a tough time finding roles. "I was stuck… it was confusing. I got a lot of plaudits, and it didn't translate into more work. I was really, really struggling during that time. It was grim. I was very hurt. Two years of not working was brutal, and a point came where I thought, ‘I really like interior design.’ Someone suggested, 'Maybe your real success is in your personal life.'"
Of her “Homeland” alter ego Carrie Mathison, Danes explained, "I have a good chemistry with her. We have a good time together. She is so much smarter than I am, and it's really fun to play someone that smart. She has this confidence, and she's also a wreck. When she was flying in the first season, I was looking forward to the depression, but then when I was in the depression I was like, No, no, I didn't mean this ... "
Read the complete interview at Vogue.com! Season 3 of “Homeland” premieres September 29 on Showtime.