Working with Hollywood royalty! Jane Seymour has nothing however good issues to say about her expertise with fellow veteran actors Robert De Niro and Christopher Walken on The Battle With Grandpa.
“I used to be very pleasantly overwhelmed,” the actress, 69, reveals completely within the new subject of Us Weekly. “Mr. De Niro was pretty. He actually simply turns the intense lights on the minute they are saying motion. And many of the remainder of the time he retains himself to himself just about.”
One second particularly stood out to Seymour. “Whereas I used to be working with him and we had been doing a trampoline scene, we had been all hanging out collectively. Someone ought to have filmed what was happening,” she teases. “You possibly can think about: Christopher Walken, De Niro, Cheech Marin and myself. We had been all [sharing] the struggle tales and the humorous tales.”
Walken’s costars made just a few jokes at his expense too. “It was the outdated fogies reminiscing and laughing, and, after all, with Christopher Walken, all people feels that they need to do a Chris Walken imitation and he does by far the most effective imitation,” she says. “So it was considerably redundant.”
Seymour was already conversant in the 77-year-old Oscar winner’s trademark earlier than The Battle With Grandpa, a comedy that follows a boy who pranks his grandfather (De Niro). “This was my second time round, so I used to be nearly an skilled having completed Marriage ceremony Crashers with him. I knew what to anticipate,” she notes. “His cadence is sensible and it really works. It’s hilarious and it’s so dry! You possibly can think about how a lot enjoyable all of us had on set.”
Whereas the solid loved loads of laughs, additionally they needed to do stunts. “I’m certain Mr. De Niro and Chris Walken have the bits that don’t perform as properly,” she says. “Sure, there have been some stunt doubles there, however you continue to need to land. So I had a stunt woman who threw herself towards the wall after which landed. Nicely, I nonetheless needed to throw myself towards the wall and land and be trampled.”
Seymour quips that they “all survived” the motion scenes, however issues may have turned out otherwise: “We had been all taking a look at each other, ready for the ambulance to return and take one among us out.”
For extra on the set hijinks, choose up the brand new subject of Us Weekly, on newsstands now.
The Battle With Grandpa is in theaters now.
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