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"walt becker" Discussed on Blank Check with Griffin & David
"He could have helped how it's got. He's got sort and sherry gun. Shot people do you think he'd have to have a seed race i am into the thanos is committed crimes becau- right like he's got his weird code he's gonna live by. They have to explain to him why thanos fits into it. Took tennis kill any wives. It's like fifty percent of them. Okay i can work with that. That is no no. I was just gonna say that puncture movie is garbage. And it's got like a weirdly stacked supporting cast. Where like full to like. Isn't laura san giacomo not no. I'm sorry The one from mulholland drive samantha. Massive senate laura harring who you're talking about it penn foster is in apparently say that's a high class tom. Jane was just the tough beat for that one. They settled onto the play. The punisher tom. Jane does not feel like a punisher. There's something inherently depressing about the fact that travolta was doing that in two thousand four. Roy scheider isn't it plays the punishers dad will patton okay so i'm john. Pinette comedian. Funny man lake great. Funny man john pinette. Now you go now you go you go now. The guys at the buffet were really mad. You go now. He was starving is a is a disney movie griffin is number five at the box office is limited film. It's home on the range. The cowboy movie rip. That's the end of disney animation. For fun i write the the movie that actually buried disney. It is a snapshot of a different time in marvel is putting out cheap r. rated thrillers. Disney is like a dead brand. The this is april and the top movies like a gross not gross but really grisly crime thriller and like a body swap. Comedy just wouldn't be that way anymore. Also like travolta doing punisher was like a nail in his coffin rather than like oh look marvels like bringing back like marvel is now quentin tarantino. Where it's like. Oh it's taken like seventy actors seventies actors off the shelf and giving them a career boost But that's it so. Thank you ben suggesting that we did not have to do the clifford box office again. Clifford of course too terribly at the box office but tomko. so let's let's wrap it up with land. The plane tom any final thoughts. You want to leave us with. Thank you for letting me pay my way onto your show. Just come on next time to move him on this tom. I have multiple times in the past told you that you open door policy. You were invited to come on. I would say here's a list of things we're doing or say. Is there anything else you wanna do. And your response would always be something. The one i remember in particular is i would like to do an episode. That is both movies. Called the birth of the nation. The parker and the d w griffith was the first time you suggested something viable yes. That's okay i will be more. I'll cast a wider net. And i appreciate you having not serious. I do appreciate so much fun. Of course You're a legend of podcasting and of movie opinions and comedy and all of it And i appreciate all the support. You gave talk show last year And and have given This show over. I i will get the name right going forward. I will not call it black chunk. I will show some respect name right but i i feel good yell that now. Go that It all ends the never ends. It never is with this ends. This never ends is the book which is now available. Wherever you buy books. Yes thank you for having me on. I truly do appreciate it. Thank you yeah thank you tom. Okay thanks talk to you later. Bye bye bye okay. So now we start talking about clifford dog so the the thing is well. He's a he's huge okay. I haven't we should but everyone was his trailer rice. They're they're mad. Yeah magnus it. Just kind of looks like a regular dog or something. What what's the beef with. It does looks weird. It looks weird david. We need a way to end this episode. Should we live. Watch the trailer. Yeah i wanna watch it with me right okay. Fine people got very excited thinking we were doing an episode on this move wanted to be in. This movie is a realize that yes i. Obviously it's a wallpaper right. And while becker falls into look old dogs is to me. What what clifford is tibet and sharply arguably right. Yeah you're you're sort of bizarre object your that you right now. Yeah right. And i have so many questions about walt becker. As a man and how much he knows what he's doing And i tried very very very hard to get cast in this movie and thought i had gotten the part. They had sort of spoken to me. As if i had gotten the part. They did the things that in hollywood they do. Whether like please keep these dates open. Please don't get haircuts. We want to make sure that this is cleared and whatever and then it turned out. I will not say what part. Because i don't wanna embarrass anybody. Sure sure sure. I'll tell you off. Mike and i'm sure you've told me before. I just forgot it was like it was a good one senior. Two seen part right think. There are a lot of comedic actors who have roles like this in this movie. Like kind of ringers. Coming in for one scene. Or tucson's. Yeah i'm seeing like russell. Peters horatio sanz tony hale a lot of these big guys. I the audition waiting room. I went to was stacked. It really felt like brought everyone in. Its very overqualified cast. I really felt like i killed. This audition really wanted to do it. They kind of said like we have a pen in you. Please don't book any other jobs. This and that and then it turned out that an actor who is arguably bigger than me but is not a superstar was their choice but was absolutely adamant that he would not do the movie unless they gave him billing in the opening credits. Oh wow and it was one of those things where i was like. I will pay you to let me be in this movie. You don't have to put me in the credits period. And they just kept holding out with this guy until the last second. And then i think either they folded or his agents folded or whatever and i was negotiating tactic. I wish i was in it. That having been said let's watch the trailer for clifford. Alright so okay. Let's count it down so people at home can sink trailer. The trailer the official trailer. The teaser was just. Cgi clifford right. Okay and we will begin watching the trailer for cliff. The bigger we're watching on the paramount pictures page. She watched there. There's no tough at the beginning. Okay in three to one part..
"walt becker" Discussed on Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard
"Drag as you said. There were a couple people saw of day say descent dan on t._v. In you gonna be lucky enough to be one of them but now you've got evaluate. The entire implications of that seems like a lot to put on a twenty three year old actor. It's also superfluid right. You're by the way that that episode of buster. Non reads like a documentary to me like a real of stories of kashmir actors and <hes> and it's funny that people ask about the twenty four episode a lot because that was one of those where i'm like just psyched to play a character whose such an adult human being you know this because the comedy space sort of our thing like you're playing a likable nice guy so often like give me an asshole. I wanna play a despicable human being yeah but that conversation about whether to do accent with ira barbara was actually very helpful to me at the first movie did did this movie. Van wilder with ryan reynolds right first movie. I did a couple of years after college so you know andrew panay yeah. There's one of my yet miss it. I i had a blast making that movie. <hes> laura barbara caymans assists. It called me a lot that we were playing. This added the same agent so we'll be both unaware married to kristen bell. We're one step away from that so laura called me and said hey. I've got this amazing audition for you. I'm so excited headed. It's the supporting lead in a movie. You have to come to the office. I need to talk to you about the script and you know this office. In traffic from westwood is like a two hour scenario dario each way so i said why don't you just leave it at the dropbox and i'll pick it up tonight. Tell me what the character is at. I'm reading for just emailed me some of the sides and she doesn't. I want to talk to you about it. I'm i'm so excited. It is supporting lead in a teen comedy now. I'm excited semi some of the sides. What's the name of the character does just please just come in. Just just come in this went back and forth and i was like i promise you i will come in. Just tell me the name the character and send me some sites 'cause okay. <hes> the name of the character is taj mahal and she called me back and she goes honey. I figured you might do that yeah. I i study theater nor move out here to u._c._l._a. To play a guy named taj mahal fake the opportunity knocking and she he said i really need you understand that. This is a big deal. This is a supporting lead in studio comedy with ryan reynolds. Who's on two guys a girl and a pizza place. <hes> <music> will one day be dead pool and tara reid. Who's in american pie and you need to audition for this movie because if you get it then i'll be able to pitch you for a different caliber of projects that i currently cannot pitching for because you don't have those credits on your resume yeah and she said please just read the script so i read the script and yes it was phenomenally stereotypical who had a you know sort of exaggerated accent and lusting lusting after white girls who he couldn't get sort of every stirred up in the book also interestingly every stereotype of just being an eighteen year old male <hes> oversexed oversexed can't think things with dick like stereotype of that right yeah then i start realizing that the plot doesn't advance absent this character character so this question this goes back to sort of the accident conversation wealth times think it's kind of reductionist but so i'm not gonna play a cabdriver. I don't wanna play store clerk right well. Then you get into this weird territory of are we just saying that because they're working class jobs or do you actually mean that there's something one dimensional about the portrayal the historic portrayal of these roles or that they don't advance the plot of the film or the character doesn't have an arc. There's nothing for them to do right so i called laura back when we had this conversation with her and with barbara about like well this is really interesting because as i remember it being less about me being personally offended at these stereotypes ryan and more about me feeling incredibly bored by them shar right and there wasn't a ton of comedy for you to do. It was lazy comedy. Yes that's interesting. Yeah you could have been more offended by the the cheapness of the joke as opposed to the racial implications locations exactly right it was both and i remember calling one of the casting exact shoes v._p._n. N._b._c. this twenty years ago now. This woman named sewn unicor. She she happened to be indian-american and happened to be in the castle department at n._b._c. and i had had a general meeting with her a few hours prior and she said you know if you ever have any questions feel free to give me a call and i thought i am very conscious. Ships that to your point about african american actors. You're always being told you have to choose something based on an entire group of people <hes> and i thought maybe she would have some insight insight into this this role and so i called her and said there's a script and i told her everything that that taj mahal you call back so look doc. Barbara is absolutely right with everything she said businesswise. If you get a role like this one hundred percent she can pitch you for things that she just can't get you in the room for right now pilots and it's no secret secret that any woman any any performer of color has to have ten times more credits on the resume just out yeah so yeah so yes. She's being honest with you about that. How many things in the script offended offended you or did you find cringe-worthy like i don't know like thirty off the road number to start with anything in the script actually funny and i was like oh yeah like there's a thomas stuff like this back. It's lit on fire kind of phone this woman superintendent but he screws it up but it like goes beyond its very animal house esque in that regard okay so that part of it excites. You took out yeah like if his name was phil and he was from des moines and i could go out for this. That'd be super excited yeah yeah so she goes okay. Here's what you do pick ten of the thirty things and if you get that part sit down with the writers and the director and talk to them about those ten do things but in order to do that you have to come up with ten things that are funnier than what the writers came. You gotta replace it. Yeah you got. That was the first time that anybody nobody told me that. I had any agency in these conversations on all right because up until that point it was just a fight about. I don't wanna do this accent. You have to do the accent you know the horrible experience on sabrina the teenage witch. I remember a high or so mean and so like you're doing that accent. That's hard to do but i love your show. Ooh didn't matter so went through the audition process. The last audition i remember i walked into the waiting or minute was another guy. I was like all right. I wonder if this dude got the same aim feelings as i do if like see his stage name like his deal does he feel comfortable with all this and i walk into the waiting room and it was a white dude and brown face. Was it me it was not law but i was not shocked so wants wants his. I had seen it a ton in auditions before that and i've seen it a ton since that right again. Not interrupt your flow but i when when i say that you were a part of a different error. This is really the minimally. That's not how dare i never seen bill time. I have seen it happen was just over a decade ago slightly over a decade ago where i saw on a show. I was working. Okay which is five minutes ago looks at yes so the reason i say that as we like to think these things are leaps and bounds separated from mud even look even some of our friends have done them on counsels. There are screwing just admit that embarrassingly in two thousand three when we filmed it which came out in two thousand four. There's a scene in without a paddle where someone's gotta laser the scope and then i get up and they're like you've doubt on your forehead in. I immediately indian accent in the script and i did it. I thought that was i was proud of myself that i thought i did a good. Yes azure yes because i had heard it on this totally. Obviously it wouldn't do that today and obviously embarrassed. The bad happened but it happened. I was twenty eight in fuck. I did it and that was my first movie and i would have shifted my hands and eating on camera if they were to let me take your perfectly teeing up it was about to say which was my beef if was not with the guy in the waiting room is never with the other actor. At least this is what i believe. I was mostly fascinated. This brother who had at home did he drive. I have to audition with if so hold over three did did he do it in the bathroom. Did he come early. Go to all of the three casting sessions before in brown did his agent tell them to do. It didn't come up with the ear it so we're just having a conversation it's even using is that standard may salaam and learn really nice guy but i told myself when i saw that that he was not allowed to get that part right any of the conversations that are had with myself about the thirty thirty things or the conversation with sony about ten funny things that i could come up with or feeling like i hate that. I need to have those conversations at all because i just want to be funny all went out the window via. When i saw this dude embrace it was like no you are not allowed to have this and so i'm like i am going to do whatever i have to get this part. You don't get that credit on your resume. I want that credit monitoring addition pilots next year because i did this movie right and in addition like ryan is an incredibly funny guy. Oh oh yeah andrew was awesome. Director walt becker was really fun. It was a great improvisational room where we had fun and look. I think for a a younger generation of performers of color who are listening to this. They are cringing and rolling the ri- going. You're such an old man apologised <hes> a movie like that i get it out of that position and i am not going to fight you on it. Yes but i'm sharing my experience which was at that time. This is something that was was a a real thing that you need a credit on your resume to get work rate so when when harold in galway castle came around i was at a birthday party for a mutual friend john. It's an hayden schlossberg or the two guys who created the franchise and roll three movies and are hilarious. <hes> of mutual friend introduced us and jon hurwitz came up to me and said whoa you don't have an indian indian accent and it was the most off-putting thing right. You're at a buddy's birthday party in l._a. Yes i'm deuce bag is like in indian accent and i remember saying something like while you you do sound like an asshole yeah and what it meant was your so hilarious and van wilder. I'm a screenwriter. I wrote this movie called herald and corn go to white castle but the one of the leads is kit from new jersey..
"walt becker" Discussed on GSMC Entertainment Podcast
"Welcome back to the GS MC entertainment podcast. Actually glad we had that break between these two stories because before the break, we were talking about the Walking Dead, which is an amazing show. But then to segue into this next story, which is about Clifford the big red dog. Oh, this is actually a Clifford the big red dog movie. I thought it was TV. I missed read that I don't know how I mean it says it right there. Clifford the big red dog movie. So I went I lied to you. We went from movie to television and back to movie, can you ever forgive me? But in right. It's still a weird segue from the Walking Dead Clifford the big red dog. Yeah. At any rate on Tuesday. That's today. That was yesterday. Geez. See, I know it is on Tuesday yesterday. It was announced that the upcoming movie from paramount paramount has added John Cleese to the cast. Of course, he is famous for so many things. He's Monty python a fish called Wanda. I am dating. Myself, but I loved John Cleese and today, which is Wednesday there's even more casting news Keenan Thompson Rosie Perez, and David Alan. Grier are all joining the film all wonderful actors per the Hollywood reporter Thompson Perez and Greer have all signed on for the project, though, it was the case with the announcement of Cleese as well as Sienna gillary and Isaac Wayne yesterday. It's not clear what roles they will be playing. Maybe. Yeah. I don't know. There's a doubt any of them are playing the little girl. But maybe, maybe it's a really weird adaptation of Clifford. The big red dog the movie is directed by Walt Becker, and it will draw inspiration from the Norman Bridewell books of the same name, which follow a giant dog and his owner, Emily Elizabeth. The movie will see Emily played by Darby camp. So none of those actors struggling to fit in both at home and at school that all the chances that all changes when she finds a small red puppy who she believes is destined to become her best friend, what she doesn't see coming, however, is Clifford's, massive gross birth, spurt, taking a little red pup and turning him into an enormous canine. The sudden change attracts the attention of genetics company, forcing Emily, and her, uncle Casey. Oh, there's uncle Casey wonder what happened to her. Parents who is played by Jack Whitehall to go on the run with Clifford through. New York City. Interesting films. The film whose screenplay play is being pinned by writing duo's Jay Sharrock and David, Ron and animal oh and STAN Shervan is set to begin shooting in New York next month. Jordan Kerner and scholastic, Entertainment's Lola chassis are producing. This is just the latest Clifford offering to bring the classic character to life for a new audience, Amazon prime and PBS kids are also developing a new television series, based on this, which is exciting. There was a series before on PBS that I very much enjoyed. I don't remember who else was in it, but John Ritter was the voice of Clifford and it's always, it's always nice to revisit those episodes in here. John writer's voice. So what do you think about the story, if you're fan of Clifford, the big red dog if you grew up reading, Clifford, the big red dog books as I did? What do you think of this? Well, for me, personally, I want to know where Emily Elizabeth's parents are, and why she's hanging out with her uncle. Or maybe they stay home while he and she flee with Clifford and how do you flee with a dog that big? I mean he's bigger than a house. It's not exactly easy to hide a dog that big unless they're not gonna make him quite as big as he is in the book. But yeah I'm interested to see how the casting is going who who's going to be playing whom. I mean, we have we know who Emily, Elizabeth and her uncle are. But now we have these other names who have been added to the cast, and we don't know where they will fit and maybe they're the villains. Maybe the good guys. Maybe one of them is the voice of Clifford, maybe Clifford doesn't talk. I don't know. We're just going to have to wait and see. All right. Speaking of waiting, and seeing that had nothing to do with anything. We're just moving on the next story, which is I television. It is television. I didn't get this one confused. It is that Don Cheadle, Emily mortar Mortimer and Helena Howard are set to star in the scifi drama series. Don't look deeper. I love both Emily Mortimer. I've really loved on Cheadle and not sure if I know who Helena Howard is. But we'll see so Don Cheadle as I said, Emily Mortimer, and Helena Howard are set to star in don't look deeper. A sci-fi drama series for Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman's short form, video platform, Qube, the series is a co production between new form with a whistle. Owned company and Doug Limon's thirty ninjas for Qube Catherine. Hardwick is attached to direct and executive produce. It is co written by a lost co creator Jeffrey Lieber Odier could be very weird scifi. Of course, it will be a little weird. He's also the show. Runner, and it's a so the other co writer is Charlie MacDonald MacDonald, excuse me, and don't look deeper is set. Immer said California, fifteen minutes into the future. Well, fifteen minutes into the future of fifteen minutes from now, isn't the future that I that's, that's an interesting premise, right there? It centers on a high school senior who can't seem to shake the feeling that something about her just isn't. Right. And that something is, she's not human, not one of us. This revelation of what she really is where she comes from, and who has started looking for her sets in motion, a series of events that suddenly puts her in J her entire life in jeopardy. Don't look deeper joins quickies growing slate which includes comedy series. Crissy's court starring Chrissy Teague in her mom and comedy dummy. Starring and executive produced by Anna, Kendrick, the series are part of Kubis inaugural slate of programming programming featuring alles talent in front and behind the camera with projects from Steven Spielberg, Steven Soderbergh, Sam Ramey. Antoine Fuca, Jason Blum, and Guillermo del Toro, in the works. Naomi watts has been rumored to star in the Blue House series, so interesting what do you think is this, something that you are excited about not just this newly announced show don't look deeper, which has a very interesting concept. It'll be interesting to see where that goes. But also Qube have you heard of it? Are you interested in it? Will you be checking it out? It does sound as though. It is something new that could could lead to. Two interesting interesting things in new ways to watch programming. There are so many ways to watch programming anymore. It is just crazy apps. Galore, and streaming and. You name it. It's just it's not how I grew up. That's for definite insurance certainly not how my parents grew up thing. It's amazing. How things have changed in even just my parents lifetime, since they were young. And now that they're older. It's amazing. How technology has changed, including how we watch television moving on from television news to Morris? Liberty News in general, my first story is television news related in that it deals with game of thrones, and that is that Sophie Turner, apparently didn't tell her parents, she was on dishing for game of thrones, which is pretty cool. I don't know if I don't know how old she was when she first auditioned. Maybe she should have told them. She said. Sophie turner. Of course plays played a stark in game of thrones. But says that her parents weren't even aware of her first addition. She made her acting debut in game of thrones. And she says, she auditioned for it as a jokey thing to do with friends because she wasn't taking the chance seriously. Turner says she failed to tell her parents that she was going for the role. She's quoted as saying in an interview with vogue Paris. She told Jessica Chastain, I didn't tell my parents, I addition for game of thrones they just kind of found out what when she appeared. I mean I wonder how they found out, she had to tell them eventually her big chance came when thrones casting director, Nina gold visited multiple schools across the UK in a bid to cast young actors me and all my friends auditions. She said, we just thought it was kind of a fun jokey thing to do. And then I just got call back after callback. My parents found out when I was in the final seven, and then my mom kind of freaked out and she called my dad and said, I don't know if we can do this. I don't blame mom. That would be a crazy turn of events of your daughter had never indicated that she wanted to be an actor. And then suddenly, she is additioning four game of thrones, which is a very intense show and I don't know how much they knew about it, but she continues by saying, but my dad said shut up. This is what she has wanted her whole life. Okay. So she has wanted her life, you have to let her give it a go. She eventually received the role of Sansa stark, and it was her mum, who told her the good news Turner says she jumped on me and said, you got the part, we both ran and jumped in the pool, and eight loads of pizza that whole day it was the best day ever. I guess the, the moral of the story is to keep going after your dreams, but we tell your parents. Sooner rather than later. But before you're in the final seven, and again, I don't know how old she was. It doesn't say how old she was, but she was in high school. So she probably should've told her parents at any rate, she's amazing as Sansa went through a whole range of emotions while watching her from she's awesome. I hear she's pretty cool. I still hate her. She's a be a love her. I hate her whole range of emotions. And now of course, she is playing dark Phoenix in that in the new movie. So she is the new. Gray is it. Oh, shoot starts at the j. I just blanked out. Jane grey. Sorry, sorry, sorry. X men fans just blinked out on the name. Anyway. It did pretty well considering that she just did it as a joke thing to do. And now she's been gave thrones. She's been in the X, men franchise, think things are going pretty darn well for Sophie Turner, even if she didn't tell her parents. All right. We're gonna take that second break of the podcast when we come back, we'll be talking about some Star Wars celebrity news. Stay tuned. You're listening to the GMC entertainment podcast, and I'll be right back. Tired of searching, the vast.