BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — It’s never too late to learn something new. The rule proved true when actor Michael Douglas and TV producer Chuck Lorre joined forces for a new venture.
Douglas, veteran of countless dramas like “Wall Street,” “Behind the Candelabra” and “Basic Instinct,” and Lorre, creator of TV sitcoms “The Big Bang Theory” and “Two and a Half Men,” collaborated for the new serio-comic series “The Kominsky Method,” streaming on Netflix.
For Douglas it proved a whole new experience. “The movies that I used to do, the movies that I liked — the character-driven little indie pictures that I did — I was becoming frustrated with the lack of real distribution or time,” he says.
“These are pictures that you would do for very little money under a tremendous amount of pressure. You would be the marketing budget, in terms of going on all the (talk) shows. And you’d end up