“Comedy has evolved, movies have changed. Now it’s more difficult because you have to be very careful, which makes it difficult for the actors, because the form of comedy laughs at ourselves, we laugh at life,” says the actress.
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“Comedy has evolved, movies have changed. Now it’s more difficult, you need to be very careful, which involves the work of the actors, because the beauty of comedy consists in laughing at ourselves by making fun of life,” Aniston declares in an interview with the press in Paris introducing the movie. Then he exclaims: “The world needs humor ! Especially in the United States of America, which is too divided.”
The television series, like “Friends”, was enormously successful in the 1990s, which launched the career of Aniston and other actors, while today the same script would not be possible, says the actress.
“I don’t think so,” he answers without hesitation. “There’s a whole new generation, kids who are now watching episodes of Friends and getting offended,” he says, alluding to politically correct speech. “I don’t know, everyone finds something creepy” these days, sighs the actress.
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However, a series like “Friends” was called, issues such as homosexuality in an open and comprehensive way, always under the prism of humor.
“There were things that we never intended, and other things that perhaps we thought about more. But it wasn’t the same feeling that it is now,” Aniston reflects.
Adam Sandler steps in to add a sarcastic touch: “You know what else has changed about comedy? Clothes. Do you remember when we started doing comedies?” he said to his friend, whom he met as a teenager.
“They gave you a small board (for the wardrobe), they told you ‘do what you can do with this.’ And now it’s terrible to wait. Now it’s time to work,” he adds with a smile.
– provincial gringos –
For “Murder Mystery 2,” Aniston and Sandler don’t just dress like tourists, they act like silly Americans.
This is the true formula of the film that opens on March 31 on Netflix, admits both without complicity.
“We’re two fish out of water,” Aniston said.
“Murder Mystery,” the Netflix hit that came out in 2019, tells the story of a police detective who gets unexpected help from his wife to solve the case.
Inspired by this stroke of luck, the two set up a detective agency in “Death Mystery II” that goes from bad to worse. Until the kidnapping of the maharaja’s friend (British Adeel Akhtar) allows them to travel to Paris and get into other adventures.
Aniston and Sandler may seem like two inept gringos on the screen, but no part escapes them when it comes to acting, say French actors Danny Boon (“Welcome to the North”) and Melanie Laurent.
It is a group of authors [guionistas] to revise the script constantly shooting at the same time”, explains Dany Boon in the interview, who also plays the French -also-friends somewhat clumsily.
“I learned how to translate into English and respond to what they told me,” adds Laurent.
“Sometimes when you cast iconic American actors you’re afraid to fail. But it’s a gift to work with them. “Murder Mystery 2” comes out on Netflix on March 31.