Emmy nominees dish on dream guest-starring roles
FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2012 file photo, Christina Hendricks attends the Hollywood Foreign Press Association luncheon at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Hendricks, nominated for the third consecutive time for an Emmy for her supporting role in "Mad Men," said her dream roles would be a guest spot on "Downton Abbey" and any role in "Homeland." (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Christina Hendricks, Julie Bowen and Jesse Tyler Ferguson have earned repeat Emmy nods for their work on their regular shows, but that doesn't mean they don't have their eye on some sweet guest-starring gigs on other top programs.
Producers, take note: Here's a look at the shows these and other Emmy nominees would love to try.
— "I'd love to do a guest spot on 'Downton Abbey.' I'm absolutely in love with 'Homeland.' I think it's amazing. I would do anything they asked me." — Hendricks, nominated for the third time for playing Joan Harris on "Mad Men."
FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2012 file photo, Brenda Strong arrives for the Dallas launch party in London. Strong, a 2012 Emmy nominee, would love to be on the TV show "Game of Thrones" playing a queen as her dream role. (AP Photo/Jonathan Short, File)
— "Oh God, I don't know. 'Dynasty?' I just want to wear really big shoulder pads and have crazy big hair." — Bowen, who won the supporting actress award for her role as Claire Dunphy on "Modern Family" and is nominated again this year.
— "I'm a huge fan of 'Parks and Recreation,' but I think I'd like to do something totally different, like 'American Horror Story.' Oh sure, I'll get killed. That sounds fun. Or I'll play a nun, a spooky nun." — Ferguson, enjoying his third consecutive nomination for playing Mitchell Pritchett on "Modern Family."
— "I would love to do a part on 'Boardwalk Empire.' I'd have to play some guy that comes out from the West, a new hitter in town." — Bill Paxton, nominated for playing Randall McCoy in the miniseries "Hatfields & McCoys."