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'Wolf Hall' downsizes codpieces for America, actor says
'Wolf Hall' downsizes codpieces for America, actor says

The BBC doesn't think Americans can handle big codpieces. That's according to one of the stars of "Wolf Hall," the upcoming BBC historical drama series based on Hilary Mantel's two Man Booker Prize-winning books, "Wolf Hall" and "Bring Up the Bodies." Actor Mark Rylance, who plays the show's main protagonist, Thomas Cromwell, said producers toned down the size of the fashion accessories to make them more acceptable to viewers in the U.S. "I think the codpieces are too small,” Rylance said during a question-and-answer session discussing the show. “I think it was a direction from our American producers PBS — they like...

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