ComingSoon Editor-in-Chief Tyler Treese spoke to Me Time stars Andrew Santino and Ilia Isorelýs Paulino concerning the upcoming Kevin Hart and Mark Wahlberg comedy. The movie is now streaming on Netflix.
“When a stay-at-home dad finds himself with some ‘me time’ for the primary time in years whereas his spouse and youngsters are away, he reconnects together with his former greatest pal for a wild weekend that just about upends his life,” reads the logline.
Tyler Treese: Andrew, you’ve had a lot success in each stand-up and appearing, however few have discovered superstardom in each like Kevin Hart. So attending to work with him on this movie, what have been you ready to remove from watching his methodology and the way he does it?
Andrew Santino: I believe I used to be ready to remove that one of the best ways to be a extremely good actor and comic is the second that they are saying, reduce, you get in your telephone. You’ve obtained to get in your telephone and also you’ve simply obtained to disregard all people. Work, work, work, work, work. After which, once they name motion, you’re again in it. And when it’s reduce once more, you disappear into your digital pocket.
Ilia Isorelýs Paulino: That’s precisely what I took away too.
Santino: I believe that’s the place his course of comes from. Talking to his household and dealing tremendous, tremendous exhausting. However he’s nice. Kevin was nice to work with outdoors of when he would bodily abuse us, which was, I believe, a part of the agenda, and that’s high quality. We signed up for it. However aside from that, nice man to work with.
Ilia, it needed to be a blast entering into hijinks with Kevin and Mark Walberg. Does it even really feel like work while you’re attending to get into a lot enjoyable onscreen?
Paulino: Oh my, no. That’s why I didn’t develop as much as be like a barista. No shade to baristas all over the place. I like tea. It was such a pleasure to get up and work with these folks that I’ve seen on my TV, and simply play and drive them round and do all types of actually dumb, humorous stuff.
Andrew, I like the dynamic you might have along with your spouse and having this like secret social gathering aspect to your character. How enjoyable was it enjoying round with that dynamic within the movie?
Santino: It was tremendous enjoyable. She was nice too. She initially was not going to be in as a lot. That they had talked about placing her in additional as a result of I used to be like, “I believe we wish to see her bully me extra,” and he or she does, she bullies me just a little bit all through the movie. So I believe it was nice as a result of I’m used to that. That was form of proper at house. That’s what my spouse does, so I simply took what I do know from the home to the display. So getting bullied by girls is simply … that’s my factor. So I’m good at it.
Ilia, the director, John Hamburg, has made some actual classics. What was it like attending to work with somebody that is aware of comedy in and out?
Paulino: Oh my God, a dream! He’s not solely a comedic genius, however he trusts his actors in a approach that I don’t suppose many administrators do. To only give us license to simply exit and play and discover the scene with the people who find themselves within the recreation, who’re enjoying the scene and that quantity of belief … as an actor, it evokes me to essentially go for it. So it was nice, I like John.