Corey Stoll and Adam Driver Talk THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU, Winning the Actor’s Lottery, and When Was the Last Time Driver Sang “Please Mr. Kennedy”?

     September 15, 2014

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Opening this weekend after premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival is director Shawn Levy’s (Real Steel) adaptation of the Jonathan Tropper novel This Is Where I Leave You.   Featuring a fantastic ensemble cast made up of Jason BatemanTina FeyAdam Driver, Corey StollJane FondaRose Byrne,Kathryn HahnConnie BrittonBen SchwartzTimothy OlyphantAaron LazarDebra MonkAbigail Spencer, and Dax Shepard, the story revolves around a dysfunctional family that is forced to come together and sit Shiva when their father dies, opening old wounds and reigniting passions that have long-since been repressed.  Loaded with great performances and a very funny script, I definitely recommend seeing the film this weekend.  For more on This is Where I Leave You, read Adam’s review or watch the trailer.

Last week at TIFF, I landed an exclusive video interview with co-stars Corey Stoll and Adam Driver.  They talked about why they wanted to be involved in the film, getting to work with such a great ensemble cast, how they like to prepare for a role, what it’s like winning the actor’s lottery (they’re both involved in a ton of exciting future projects like Ant-Man and Star Wars), and I asked Driver when was the last time he sang “Please Mr. Kennedy” from Inside Llewyn Davis.  Hit the jump for what they had to say.

Corey Stoll and Adam Driver:

  • Space Ace talk
  • When was the last time Adam Driver sang Please Mr. Kennedy?
  • How Hollywood doesn’t make a lot of talking dramas anymore.  They talk about why they wanted to be involved in the film.
  • How do they like to prepare for a role and did they do anything different for this film?
  • What has it been like winning the actors lottery in terms of the projects and filmmakers they’ve been working with the past year.

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