(Mod: Apologies for no updates! D= I’ve been sort of procrastinating and now I’ve got school due to a certain school strike! Anywho, I will try and catch up with the storyline and also answer questions as usual~! Expect them soon!)
A. God bless Paul Feig — I didn’t audition. He wrote it with me in mind. He knew my sitcom on the BBC and luckily for me enjoyed it. So now I owe him my life, which is really annoying.
There’s a moment where you’re attacked by bats. Any other indignities?
A:I had to have a mouse running on my shoulders — I was like please, let that be in the edit. It was a real mouse. They put it on my shoulder, and I could feel it sort of in my neck. That’s a weird day at work, isn’t it?
Like most British actors, are you classically trained?
A:I did do a year at drama school in London, and being tall and, as they kept saying, “unusual-looking,” [I realized] I’m never going to get the sort of girlfriend or daughter parts, or slot into Shakespeare very well. I got the sense that I was going to have to do my own material. I thought, no one else was going to write me a lead in sitcom; I’m going to have to do it.
Are you famous enough in Britain that you can’t walk in the street?
A:I think the paparazzi have realized that I lead such a boring life that they don’t follow me anymore — it’s me walking my dog, yet again. [But] I wouldn’t particularly enjoy walking in a shopping mall in the U.K. It’s kind of nice coming here, because no one knows me. Check-in at Four Seasons, it was like, “Oh, you want ID? Yes, of course!”
Will you spend more time in L.A. now?
A:I would love to work more out here. I think there’s more — it’s hard to describe — more energy somehow. Back home, we go to moaning within seconds: “There’s no tea, no proper tea bags.”
50 Cent is in “Spy,” and you have a physical altercation with him. Did you have to psych yourself up for that?
A:That was my first scene [to shoot]! Running, tackling him to the ground. In a way, it was good, because otherwise I would have spent weeks working out, “What will I say to him?” But instead it was, “Hi, nice to meet you, now I’m going to lie on top of you.”
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