Adrian Palicki He co-stars with the comedy troupe Broken Lizard Same. The outrageous yet ludicrous plot offers an entirely different experience Hunchback of Notre Dame. Set in a 13th-century French castle, the titular protagonist (Steve Lemy) is bullied and ridiculed for his disfigurement, only to find himself in a difficult situation. The sexist and ruthless King Gai (Jai Chandrasekhar) wants the publicly miserable hunchback to assassinate the visiting Pope (Paul Souter), who also threatens the quasi if he does not kill the king in the same way.
Queen Catherine (Palicki) takes pity on Quabe after learning of his dire predicament. King Jai ignores his wife’s recent wit and constantly berates her as a woman. A disgusted Katherine finds a kindred spirit on a peninsula. A lovable loser wins her heart, but their secret romance adds another serious complication.
Palicki was “shocked” and “flattered” at being offered the role. I thought the script was great. princess bride It is one of her favorite movies. I enjoyed the opportunity to play a character like Buttercup. Broken Lizard made her feel “like one of the guys”. Palicki was able to fit seamlessly into their improvement dynamics. This was especially required when shooting some crazy scenes. Attaching the torture rack will make the masses roll.
Our interview did not bring good news to my fans Orville. The hit sci-fi series has yet to be renewed for a fourth season. “There have been talks,” confirmed Palicki, who plays the adorable Commander Kelly Grayson, but the cast is no longer under contract.
Summon the broken lizard
MW: Talk about the casting process in Broken Lizard?
Adrianne Palicki: I was honestly shocked. I got a random phone call from my boss in Egypt. You have an offer for this movie. This is amazing. I was very flattered. I read the text. I was probably about 30 pages into it, and I was like, there’s no way I can’t do this movie. It is amazing. Then I got the horn with [Steve] Lemme f [Kevin] Heffernan. We did a Zoom call. I live in Austin. They were in Los Angeles. We kind of wanted to see how we all felt. They immediately insulted me, and I took her back (laughs). It’s my favorite century. the Princess Bride It’s my favorite movie and it’s really the reason I became an actor. Playing Buttercup has always been my dream.
MW: Broken Lizard is a tight-knit unit. They’ve been together for decades. What’s it like being an actor when they all click at the same time?
Adrian Palicki: I thought it was going to be tough. I was really tensed. I was kind of terrified. As much as I love doing comedy, stand-up comedy isn’t necessarily my comfort zone. I haven’t done that in many years. Will I be able to cope? Am I going to be that wet blanket? They made me feel comfortable and confident. I immediately felt part of the family. The entire crew has been working with them for years. Some of them are family members. It was just fun. I felt like I was a kid playing dress up again.
MW: How do you know when to jump when they’re angry? Describe this process?
Adrianne Palicki: I think you feel for him as an actor. The key to comedy is listening. The key to good acting is listening. You expect, so it never gets old. What will he do? What can i do? How do I say this? When will I enter? This is a normal feeling. He feels comfortable. It’s just kind of shaky so early. I felt very comfortable and confident. I immediately felt like one of the guys.
stretched out on the shelf
MW: One scene in particular made me laugh hysterically. They have you strung out on a shelf. You’re dealing with Steve and this hideous hunchback. That must be uncomfortable?
Adrianne Palicki: Actually, there’s another scene that we shot on the same day that was going to happen at the end of the movie. But there were many different endings. They had to step up. I’m sure it will be on the DVD output. We were like Steve and I, let’s have a drink. Let’s just relax because today is going to be weird. We were the weirdest situation, the best for comedy. you know what i mean? Not necessarily romantic. This is such a strange hardcore.
MW: The movie has a lot of sharp humor. Broken Lizard makes fun of religion and patriarchy. We don’t need you women. Leave the room because we make men’s stuff here. I thought those were cleverly sneaked around. Was that actually written or improvised?
Adrianne Palicki: Oh, that was definitely there. It was kind of funny too, because [Jay Chandrasekhar] Parents were in a specific situation for two days. There were definitely some tough moments. But this was already part of the script. That was kind of the thing I loved about him, too.
Bad Day Steve Lemmy
MW: What’s your best day and worst day of semi-shooting?
Adrianne Palicki: If there was a bad day, I can’t say. The best day was that scene we were talking about. We had so much fun. It was very funny. Everyone was rolling. It’s great working with these guys. It is difficult to pinpoint a specific moment. I would like to say [Steve] Maybe it was Lemme’s bad day when he was mutilated and feathered. He was miserable. I don’t envy you, but you wrote this, so it’s your fault (laughs).
MW: I absolutely love it Orville. It took a huge jump between the second and third season. Do you have any news about the renewal? Fans have been clamoring for a fourth season.
Adrien Palicki: There have been some rumblings, but I don’t know of anything official. That’s just the truth. I honestly don’t know what’s going on. There were talks. We’ll see, because we don’t have contracts anymore.
Same Premieres April 20th exclusively on Hulu from Searchlight Pictures.