From Working With Rihanna To Playing God, Jim Parsons Is Having A Divine Moment

April 6, 2015 6:01 PM

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From Working With Rihanna To Playing God, Jim Parsons Is Having A Divine Moment

For a few days in May, Jim Parsons will be three distinct things at once: a lovable physics nerd, a lovable alien and a lovable God. The eighth season of "The Big Bang Theory" comes to a close on May 7. Two days before that, Parsons will step onto the Broadway stage to play the Almighty in "An Act of God," which runs for 13 weeks. If you're feeling extra ambitious, make that a triple-header with "Home." Currently in theaters, DreamWorks' animated movie, in which a teenager (voiced by Rihanna) helps Parsons' lonely extraterrestrial, named Oh, adjust to life on Earth, debuted at No. 1 after opening on March 27. That doesn't leave the 42-year-old actor with much blank space on his calendar, but somewhere in there he'll need to squeeze in an Emmy campaign, in hopes of collecting his fifth statue for portraying Sheldon Cooper. HuffPost Entertainment caught up with Parsons in between the avalanche to ask how he balances it all.

Memorizing all the science jargon Sheldon says on "The Big Bang Theory" can't be easy, and now you have all this biblical talk to learn, too. Does it become overwhelming? It’s a funny thing. I have a couple more episodes to shoot and then in the past month two months I’ve been doing all this press f...

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