In relation to ugly TV scenes, Netflix thriller You has all of it. We’re speaking brutal murders, mutilated our bodies, meat grinders used to get rid of human proof and burying individuals, alive.
Merely studying these phrases can evoke a visceral response in many people – horror, disgust, nausea. So when star Penn Badgley has to stay and breathe these intense moments because the disarmingly charming but murderous Joe Goldberg on set for weeks at a time? It’s understandably a problem.
Talking on his Podcrushed podcast, the actor reveals there’ve been occasions the place he’s damaged down on set:
“I actually need a second generally,” he tells co-hosts and associates Sophie Ansari and Nava Kavelin.
“And even talking of what I’m doing from a totally conceptual secular sense, if I’m actually making an attempt to course of this actuality of what anyone’s doing. Like, that is terrible. Terrible. Worst of humanity actually, proper? If I’m actually processing that and current with it, it’s like the worst. So truthfully earlier than and after takes is typically once I truly break down.”
He explains that he turns to a “hardcore prayer regiment and meditation” to assist him put together and provides, “I can’t have meals in my abdomen” to presumably keep away from feeling sick.
However generally, there are scenes that are unpredictably tough to movie: “ dealing with the faux useless our bodies is definitely surprisingly arduous. It simply form of turns your abdomen as a result of the pores and skin feels actual and there’s truly human hair.”
When requested by Nava whether or not others on set are there to console him, Penn shares that persons are typically “quiet and respectful” of his expertise. He additionally provides that as a director himself on a number of episodes, he’s been in a position to be there for different actors, “as a result of this present is coping with numerous heavy stuff.”
Past speaking about dealing with ugly scenes, the episode can be a hilarious dialogue between associates about life’s vital questions … like who Penn believes Joe Goldberg would “FMK” (f***, marry or kill). You possibly can test it out in full while you subscribe to Podcrushed’s YouTube Channel HERE.
You Season 4 will likely be out on Netflix in two components, with the primary half launching Feb. 10, 2023 and the second half out on March 10.
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