Leverage's Nate Ford has out-conned some very ruthless opponents, but for his next job, he'll have to outsmart himself. Well, sort of.Timothy Hutton ) and his team target a public relations whiz named Reed Rockwell (Mad Men's Michael Gladis). Rockwell's particular brand of PR involves protecting his clients by sniping at their enemies and sometimes launching full-scale character assassinations. The challenge in taking Rockwell down is that he's a bit of a wizard behind the curtain."He works from the shadows and behind the scenes, sort of like Nate," Gladis tells TVGuide.com. "Nate pretty much has to figure out how he would take himself down. So they decide to use fame as a weapon, and tempt him into the spotlight."The plan of attack? Force Rockwell to be a hero and catch it all on tape for YouTube and the local news. But Rockwell's so guarded that even that is a challenge. Expect several hilarious failed attempts, one of which includes Sophie (Gina Bellman) and a runaway stroller that Rockwell ignores.Eagleheart, as well as guest spots on such shows as House and The Good Wife.And could there be more Leverage for him down the line? "I was begging them to bring me back. I haven't heard anything yet, but I would love it," Gladis says. "[The Leverage team] admired Reed's work, that's for sure. ... And the fact that my character does hold a mirror up to Nate makes it much more enticing."Leverage airs Sundays at 9/8c on TNT.
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