Disney provided me with an expense paid trip to Los Angeles for the #VeryBadDayEvent and #DisneyInHomeEvent in exchange for my review of the events of the trip. No other compensation is given. All opinions & experiences are my own. Photos courtesy of Disney.
On The Scene Most Fun To Film
The most fun scene to shoot was probably when we were in the car with Steve and everybody’s making those loud noises… it was cool because Steve’s obviously funny but he knows that, but, in this scene, it was just so weird and so funny… I’m sitting in a car with Steve Carell and he’s just being ridiculous.And it’s so funny….I’m the one that’s supposed to be really not laughing, and Dylan starts laughing. He starts like kind of cracking up. Then Ed. And then comes me laughing because they’re right next to me, and I just can’t help but laugh now. And I was like guys, stop, stop, you’re making me laugh. And it was so funny. It was actually really fun to shoot.
On Playing A Mean Girl
You can’t think of Celia as a mean character, ’cause she’s not.You have to think of Celia as a perfectionist. Now, you guys are all moms, so let’s say I’ve completely organized these phones all in a very great order, okay, very straight, and somebody comes in and knocks this water over all your guys’ phones. Are you guys gonna be mad? Probably. [LAUGHS] Probably mad.And so, Celia’s, she’s a perfectionist, and when things don’t go her way, she wants to make them perfect, and when someone keeps messing that up, she ends up getting angry.That’s understandable.
3 Words to Describe Celia
Funny, interesting, and not so forgiving.
On Hardest Part Of Filming
The hardest part about filming this movie is probably the really long hours. I don’t think people realize how much work actually goes in, not just from the cast, because, of course, the cast works hard, but — the crew members. You’re there, you know, your scene could be 15 seconds and you look at that scene and you’re like, yeah, whatever, you don’t think anything of it. That scene took 16 hours to shoot. And maybe — a couple days, 16 hours a day. That’s crazy. It’s crazy to work that many hours and it’s crazy to always be on that many hours.
So, I think the job is a lot harder than people wanna admit, and so you have to think of it, you know, is your crew — your crew can get [SIGHS]. You know, everybody’s like, oh, we’re doing the skies. We’re doing this take again. Okay. And you’re doing the same thing over and over. And especially with comedy, it’s worse, because comedy falls flat if you do it more than four times. And then you’re beating a dead cow — and it’s not funny anymore. And then you get frustrated, ’cause you’re not funny. So, that’s the hardest part about filming — a comedy.
On Her Locker Obsession
Man. I love me a locker. Oooh. I love looking at those lockers. I love looking at kids turning those little things on it. Ooooh. Ooooh, it gets me going. I really like looking at those [CHUCKLES] lockers. Because, you know, as a kid, when – okay, so I’m dyslexic. My first language is Spanish. I had to drop Spanish to learn English to then learn how to read. You can imagine how hard that must’ve been. I was bullied so much in school that — the only thing, everybody would tell me w– they’re like, oh, you’ll probably be popular in, in, in high school, so I was always looking forward to high school growing up as a kid and those lockers. You didn’t have lockers in third grade. So, when you — looked at the kids that were older than you and they had lockers, it was really cool. It was so cool to have those lockers. And I was just like, I can’t wait till I have those lockers. And you know what? I don’t have those lockers. I’ve never had those lockers. I’m still angry about it. [LAUGHS]
On Her Perfect Prom
Well, you know, I’ve been to school dances. What’s really weird is they have you go there at six and then you can’t leave till 12. I go to bed every night at 10:30. Okay? I’m not a night owl. I don’t like staying up at night. The only reason I’m up at night is to watch Netflix or read a script. That is the only reason. I don’t like to go out. And for these kids, there are, you know — they love getting dressed up and putting on heels and hair and makeup, but I do that every day. It’s not special to me to wear a big dress and heels and, you know, a lot of makeup and hair spray and be touched in perfect like a — that’s not a big deal for me. I’d rather not have all that and be in sweat pants without makeup and without look–worrying about how I look and what angle I’m being shot from. That’s not what I find necessarily that fun. So, when you’re from six to 12 — like that, it’s almost like working a long day on a movie set. So, when I went, I was like, oh, my gosh, you guys, can we get outta here? Can we go hit In and Out?Okay, I really need — a burger.[CHUCKLES] I really need it in my stomach.I’m not kidding.This food — I don’t know.They’re serving salad.Who eats salad?What’s going on here, guys? This is weird.They’ve got fish.I don’t eat fish.Uhhh — I don’t eat fancy food.Well, let’s just go to In and Out. I want it animal style.
Bella Thorne has a book series coming out on November 11th. Autumn Falls is the first book in the series. It follows the crazy adventures of a young girls who starts writing in a special journal after her father dies. Somehow her thoughts come to life but her dyslexia causes them to come out a bit wonky.
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