Jimmi Simpson talks ‘Unsolved,’ ‘Westworld’ season 2, ‘Black Mirror’ BAFTA nomination [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEW]

“He’s so pared down and focused on one thing and I’m so used to elaborating on characters,” reveals actor Jimmi Simpson about his destructively obsessive character Russell Poole in the new USA limited series “Unsolved.” In our recent webchat (watch the exclusive video above), he adds that Poole is “trying to show how everyone has a sense of humor and everybody cares and there was no sense of humor in Russell Poole.”

The in-progress first season of the true crime anthology series, subtitled “The Murders of Tupac and the Notorious B.I.G.,” primarily splits its time between two story lines. One concerns the initial investigation into the murders led by Poole around two decades ago; the other concerns the reopening of the case about a decade ago by another detective played by Josh Duhamel.

Poole’s career was cut short over his relentless assertion that police covered up their alleged involvement

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