Video: Matthew Rhys Previews Brutal Keri Russell-Margo Martindale Brawl on Americans, Laments Abrupt End to Brothers & Sisters

Michael Ausiello

This just in: Keri Russell is going to kick Emmy winner Margo Martindale‘s ass on FX’s The Americans.

The nasty altercation between Russell’s chilly cold war spy Elizabeth and Martindale’s incoming espionage handler Claudia takes place in the Feb. 27 episode, confirms Americans leading man Matthew Rhys (Philip) in the following on-camera interview with yours truly.

“I was a little shocked… to see two women that I admire enormously basically have a physical beatdown,” he tells me. “I had to take a moment.”

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The Welsh-born actor also reveals why he feels U.S. audiences “will never have my full performance,” previews the upcoming Americans twist that could expose Philip and Elizabeth’s cover, and opens up about the abrupt and “incredibly” disappointing end to Brothers & Sisters.

Press PLAY below and then hit the comments with an answer to this question: Could Rhys be more charming?

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