Tony Hale Talks the Return of ‘Veep’ and Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ Recovery (Video)

Tony Hale stopped by TheWrap’s SXSW Film Festival studio Saturday to promote his latest film, “Sadie” — but we couldn’t help but ask about “Veep.”

“Veep” star Julia Louis-Dreyfus had been diagnosed with breast cancer last September and has since undergone chemotherapy.

“Julia is going through her journey and she’s doing great, and we’ll probably pick it up again in the summer,” Hale TheWrap founder and editor in chief, Sharon Waxman.

Check out the interview clip at the top.

Also Read: Julia Louis-Dreyfus Teases ‘Great Results’ in First Post-Op Photo: ‘Hey Cancer, F- You!’

Hale’s new film, “Sadie,” also stars Melanie Lynskey and John Gallagher Jr. Written and directed by Megan Griffiths (winner of the Emergent Narrative Female Director audience award at SXSW in 2011). “Sadie” follows the story of a 13-year-old girl whose mother begins dating a new man during her father’s prolonged absence while on military tours.

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Tony Hale stopped by TheWrap’s SXSW Film Festival studio Saturday to promote his latest film, “Sadie” — but we couldn’t help but ask about “Veep.”

“Veep” star Julia Louis-Dreyfus had been diagnosed with breast cancer last September and has since undergone chemotherapy.

“Julia is going through her journey and she’s doing great, and we’ll probably pick it up again in the summer,” Hale TheWrap founder and editor in chief, Sharon Waxman.

Check out the interview clip at the top.

Hale’s new film, “Sadie,” also stars Melanie Lynskey and John Gallagher Jr. Written and directed by Megan Griffiths (winner of the Emergent Narrative Female Director audience award at SXSW in 2011). “Sadie” follows the story of a 13-year-old girl whose mother begins dating a new man during her father’s prolonged absence while on military tours.

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus “Ready To Rock” After Cancer Surgery, Shares Photo

Julia Louis-Dreyfus told cancer just what it could do, and her brash Veep character would be proud.
“Hoorah!,” Louis-Dreyfus posted on her Instagram page today. “Great doctors, great results, feeling happy and ready to rock after surgery. Hey cancer, ‘F*ck you!’ Here’s my first post-op photo.”
The ex-Seinfeld actress has been posting periodic updates since disclosing her cancer diagnosis last September, including an October Instagram message that featured a funny video…

Julia Louis-Dreyfus told cancer just what it could do, and her brash Veep character would be proud. “Hoorah!,” Louis-Dreyfus posted on her Instagram page today. “Great doctors, great results, feeling happy and ready to rock after surgery. Hey cancer, ‘F*ck you!’ Here's my first post-op photo.” The ex-Seinfeld actress has been posting periodic updates since disclosing her cancer diagnosis last September, including an October Instagram message that featured a funny video…

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Is ‘Ready to Rock’ in Breast Cancer Battle Update

Julia Louis-Dreyfus is “ready to rock” following her recent breast cancer surgery. On Wednesday, Louis-Dreyfus posted her “first post-op photo” on Instagram and Twitter, saying “Hoorah! Great doctors, great results, feeling happy and ready to rock after surgery. Hey cancer, ‘f- you!’” The “Seinfeld” and “Veep” actress announced in September that she had been diagnosed with cancer […]

Julia Louis-Dreyfus is “ready to rock” following her recent breast cancer surgery. On Wednesday, Louis-Dreyfus posted her “first post-op photo” on Instagram and Twitter, saying “Hoorah! Great doctors, great results, feeling happy and ready to rock after surgery. Hey cancer, ‘f- you!'” The “Seinfeld” and “Veep” actress announced in September that she had been diagnosed with cancer […]

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Teases ‘Great Results’ in First Post-Op Photo: ‘Hey Cancer, F– You!’

Julia Louis-Dreyfus shared another update on her cancer treatment on Wednesday, saying she’s “ready to rock after surgery.”

“Hoorah! Great doctors, great results, feeling happy and ready to rock after surgery,” the “Veep” star wrote in a tweet accompanied by a post-treatment glamour shot. “Hey cancer, ‘Fuck you!’”

Louis-Dreyfus announced last September that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer, and has spent the past several months giving updates on her health status and sharing videos of support recorded for her by the cast and crew of “Veep.”

Also Read: Julia Louis-Dreyfus Thanks Katy Perry, Wraps 2nd Chemo Treatment for Breast Cancer

In an interview with Entertainment Weekly last month, Louis-Dreyfus’s co-star Matt Walsh said they had begun work on the seventh and final season of the HBO political comedy, with filming scheduled to begin in August.

“We’ll start filming in August and it will air in 2019,” he said. “We’ve known for about a month. We’ve seen [Julia], she’s done some table reads, she’s doing well, she’s finished her last chemo, she’s in recuperation. Her perspectives have remained excellent throughout. She’s very well loved; she’s a tremendous person.”

Hoorah! Great doctors, great results, feeling happy and ready to rock after surgery. Hey cancer, “Fuck you!” Here’s my first post op photo. pic.twitter.com/5LPlbzpiI3

— Julia Louis-Dreyfus (@OfficialJLD) February 14, 2018

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus shared another update on her cancer treatment on Wednesday, saying she’s “ready to rock after surgery.”

“Hoorah! Great doctors, great results, feeling happy and ready to rock after surgery,” the “Veep” star wrote in a tweet accompanied by a post-treatment glamour shot. “Hey cancer, ‘Fuck you!'”

Louis-Dreyfus announced last September that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer, and has spent the past several months giving updates on her health status and sharing videos of support recorded for her by the cast and crew of “Veep.”

In an interview with Entertainment Weekly last month, Louis-Dreyfus’s co-star Matt Walsh said they had begun work on the seventh and final season of the HBO political comedy, with filming scheduled to begin in August.

“We’ll start filming in August and it will air in 2019,” he said. “We’ve known for about a month. We’ve seen [Julia], she’s done some table reads, she’s doing well, she’s finished her last chemo, she’s in recuperation. Her perspectives have remained excellent throughout. She’s very well loved; she’s a tremendous person.”

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