While Lin-Manuel Miranda‘s wife is happy to have him at home more now that he’s finished his award-winning run in Hamilton, there’s one thing she’s missing: his long hair.
“My wife misses my ponytail. She was like, ‘Oh, I have a new husband for a couple of years,‘” Miranda tells PEOPLE. “Less people recognize me with the short hair, hence I love the short hair. I like the 30 minutes a day I save on looking for hair ties.”
What is Ben Mendelsohn whispering in Mads Mikkelsen’s ear at the PEOPLE shoot? Forget it. These two are trained in the art of Star Wars secrecy. For Mikkelsen, staying mum on plot details was simple. “I can just keep my mouth shut,” he says.
Mads Mikkelsen and Ben Mendelsohn photographed by Jake Chessum for PEOPLE Magazine, 2016