Noth indicated as much during New York interviews for his new film. "The hours are challenging to say the least. You are a mover of the plot and you bring the character around. I'm lucky because people know my character (Det. Mike Logan) from the years that I've played it." (including the first five seasons of the original “Law & Order”).
“ 'Criminal Intent' takes a lot of twists and turns and has an element of mystery to it,” Noth continued. “So the shows are long. If you don't know how to pace yourself, that can just kick your ass. That's why (Vincent) D'Onofrio and I switch up so that when he's on, I'm
The top-rated cable cop show, currently on the USA Network, begins airing the last 11 episodes of Noth’s third season next month. Shooting ends in July.
“I'm probably going to fulfill my contract for that and then I think probably I don't have much more to say as Mike Logan,” the 54-year-old Noth concluded. “It’s not personal; it's exhausting in that sense. I actually don't know how much longer I can do it."
“I will say this: the producers (Warren Leight and Noberto Barba) there for the last two years have been, for me, the finest since the original 'Law & Order' in terms of material and my partners in Julianne Nicholson and Eric Bogosian. The storylines have been really potent and good. It’s just hard to do. That's all. I don't think that people get that the hour-long format is not a fun one all the time.”
Noth had no such qualms about returning to “Sex and the City” opposite Sarah Jessica Parker. “My feeling was, 'How delightful. I can't wait.' Really. A great script is a great script and it's not often that you get to do that kind of writing."
“Besides, Sarah and I have a great sense of play together and fun. We're very fond of each other and have a lot of trust and so every scene you can kind of focus on what's in front of you. Filmmaking can be quite arduous, too, the hours and everything else. Sarah’s a trooper and has tremendous energy. I just try to follow her lead.”
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