Jon Hamm has had his say on the Mad Men finale.
Jon Hamm, who starred as troubled creative director Don Draper in AMC's signature drama Mad Men, has offered his own interpretation of what happened to his character after the series finale on Sunday.
Mad Men [R] has catapulted Don Draper to international fame
After being adrift for a while, Draper found himself at a commune on the West Cost and after achieving inner peace, he created Cola-Cola's iconic I'd Like To Buy the Word a Coke commercial.
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Matthew Weiner has given his take on the 'Mad Men' finale.
Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner has offered his insight into the finale of AMC's signature drama and explained the significance of the Coca-Cola ad that ended the series on Sunday. In conversation with novelist A.M Homes at the New York Public Library on Wednesday night, Weiner said the final season was an inward journey for its principal character Don Draper.
Don Draper [R] found inner peace at a retreat in California
"The whole last season was the idea that the revolution failed and it is time to deal with what you can control, which is yourself, this turning inward," Weiner said. "He (Draper) stripped it all away, that was the idea."
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The show, which helped to engender a revolution in TV drama, drew to a close after eight years on Sunday night.
Sunday night saw the end of a television era as AMC’s ‘Mad Men’ drew to a close after seven seasons, and the final episode drew impressive, but not record-breaking, viewing figures.
According to Variety, it is estimated that the climax of the eight-year long series saw an average of 3.3 million people tuning in. The numbers are crunched by Nielsen, the company which measure TV ratings, and includes live viewing and same-night DVR playback.
The cast of 'Mad Men', in 2011
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Since the dawn of time, the Minions have been desperately looking for a master. From dinosaurs, to cave men, to Dracula, to Napoleon, the Minions have sought out the biggest and best of masters from around the world. The trouble is, their optimism and perseverance - while commendable - is nothing compared to their utter ineptitude. The Minions have a terrible problem with either killing their boss, or letting their bosses die in some way. But with the 1960s in full swing and the Minions currently unemployed, they travel to a villain convention to find a new master, and uncover a conspiracy to steal the crown from the Queen of England.
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Jon Hamm could have played Nick Dunne in 'Gone Girl'.
Jon Hamm was the first choice to play Nick Dunne in David Fincher's box-office smash Gone Girl though was reportedly forced to down the role by Mad Men creator Matt Weiner, who refused to relax the terms of his contract with the AMC show.
Jon Hamm [R] as Don Draper in Mad Man
Gone Girl made $368 million at the box office and scored Rosamund Pike an Oscar nomination though the lead role went to Ben Affleck after Weiner rose concerns about the shooting schedule of the film and the TV show clashing,
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Jon Hamm's 'Mad Men' contract reportedly prevented him from landing the starring role in 'Gone Girl'.
Jon Hamm could have starred in Gone Girl had Mad Men creator Matt Weiner allowed him out of his contractual obligation to the AMC show, sources claim. The role went instead to Ben Affleck and Hamm is reportedly still bitter about Weiner's decision.
Jon Hamm is reportedly bitter about Matt Weiner allegedly preventing him from starring in Gone Girl.
The props and costumes from 'Mad Men' have been donated to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History.
The hit AMC series Mad Men may be drawing to a close but its props and costumes will live on in the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. The series executives have made the decision to donate many iconic items from the show. The items were handed over in a star studded presentation ceremony in Washington D.C. on Friday morning (27th March). In attendance were Mad Men cast members: Jon Hamm, John Slattery and Christina Hendricks. The show's creator Matt Weiner and AMC President Charlie Collier were also in attendance.
Jon Hamm and Matthew Weiner attended the presentation ceremony at the Smithsonian.
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With the finale airing this season, Jon Hamm shared some insights about his character.
So, Jon Hamm is alive and well. After news surfaced this week that the Mad Men actor had entered a stint in rehab. According to E! News, the actor attended the Q&A just 24 hours after the news broke. And he had some pretty deep insights to share about the show and his future career.
Jon Hamm may have found redemption, but what about his character?
"I think that making questionable choices in life doesn't necessarily negate you from the pursuit of happiness," says Hamm. "I hope Don finds peace. I hope he does, honestly, I think he deserves it. He's had a pretty rough go, for a pretty long time. And you know, the process of working on oneself is never easy but hopefully it's beneficial in the long-term for not only you, but the people you love." "I think that making questionable choices in life doesn't necessarily negate you from the pursuit of happiness," says Hamm. "I hope Don finds peace. I hope he does, honestly, I think he deserves it. He's had a pretty rough go, for a pretty long time. And you know, the process of working on oneself is never easy but hopefully it's beneficial in the long-term for not only you, but the people you love."
Jon Hamm and Matthew Weiner - A host of stars were photogrpahed as they attended the AMC Celebration of The Mad Men 7 Episodes Of "Mad Men" With The Black & Red Ball. The event was held at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 26th March 2015
Jon Hamm - Celebirites attend the AMC celebration of the final 7 episodes of 'Mad Men' with the Black & Red Ball at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion - Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 26th March 2015
Jon Hamm completed a 30-day rehabilitation programme for alcoholism.
Jon Hamm has revealed that he recently completed a rehabilitation course for alcoholism. Hamm's publicist Annett Wolf said in a statement on Tuesday the actor entered rehab with the support of his longtime partner Jennifer Westfeldt.
Jon Hamm played Don Draper on AMC's signature drama series Mad Men
"With the support of his longtime partner Jennifer Westfeldt, Jon Hamm recently completed treatment for his struggle with alcohol addiction. They have asked for privacy and sensitivity going forward," read the statement.
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Jon Hamm feels sad about leaving 'Mad Men', but Bryan Cranston made him feel a little better.
Jon Hamm has revealed that Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston offered him advice on coming to terms with the end of Mad Men. Hamm rose to international fame playing creative director Don Draper on AMC's signature drama, which begins airing the final episodes of its seventh season on April 5.
Jon Hamm's Don Draper remains one of the most enduring characters in TV drama
"It's hard, man. It's hard to let it go. It'll hit you a couple of different ways at different times," Cranston told Hamm. The American actor famously played Walter White on Breaking Bad - one of the most popular TV shows in recent memory.
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