The trio hit the stage for a panel, during which they mentioned the challenges they confronted whereas making the Hulu sequence.
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Sebastian defined that in an effort to play Tommy Lee, he consumed as a lot video and audio content material from the Motley Crue drummer as doable. “It was like an on a regular basis routine,” he stated, per Deadline. “I had compiled a two-hour playlist of each single interview I might discover, and I used to be working and attempting to get 20,000 steps a day [with it] simply on repeat.”
He went on to say Lily had taken an identical method that was presumably much more excessive.
“Even between photographs as they have been establishing, [Lily was] listening to her continuously,” he stated. “It was only a nonstop factor.”
There have been additionally challenges posed by their bodily transformations, with Lily sharing that the pair typically had 3 a.m. name instances as a result of lengthy means of getting make-up, tattoos and prosthetics utilized.
“I believe we have been each form of simply hanging on by thread, texting one another, going like, ‘On a scale of 1 to 10, how horrible are you feeling about what we’re about to do?’” Sebastian acknowledged. “We lastly obtained to place tattoos on, strive the garments, strive the whole lot, after which I believe we each had that second the place we have been like, ‘I believe we’re gonna be OK, perhaps.’ They each required such a large transformation, I believe, for each of us.”
Lily added that government producer Craig Gillespie, who directed the primary three episodes, needed to make Pam and Tommy’s relationship really feel as grounded as doable.
“Proper from the phrase go, he actually needed this [to be] a chance to see them behind the digicam, not once they’re displayed in an interview and being a form of ‘on’ model – like, what have been they like, intimately, privately collectively,” James stated. “And clearly that took an enormous leap of creativeness, too. We will’t presumably actually know, however we primarily based on what we discovered and browse and watched that was the form of the place we landed,” she stated.
Seth stated that whereas he didn’t have the problem of taking part in a recognizable public determine, he did must work on firming down a few of his personal mannerisms.
“I do know I’m inherently likable as an actor, and I didn’t need the character to be too likable,” he stated. “One thing that we really tried to modulate, was how most of the issues that I typically do as a performer that make me likable do I do? I don’t snicker within the film in any respect. I don’t smile, actually, ever. I don’t do any of the affable behaviors that I believe make me somebody that folks really feel like they know and may relate to.
“It’s the intuition of loads of actors, I’ve discovered, to love make their characters extremely redeemable indirectly, or they’ve to love one thing in regards to the character,” he added. “I’m not that form of actor – like, I appreciated nothing about Rand. I discovered him not an incredible individual, by any means, and I discovered that he was not somebody that I associated to in any means.”
Seth additionally stated that like his two co-stars, he by no means met his character’s real-life counterpart. “Rand grows weed in Northern California, so I might need met him organically simply by way of my day-to-day life with out figuring out it,” he laughed.
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