Melissa McCarthy Recalls Funny Story While Filming ‘Bridesmaids’ – The Hollywood Reporter
After Bridesmaids not too long ago celebrated its tenth anniversary in April, Melissa McCarthy took a visit down reminiscence lane and revealed a hilarious behind-the-scenes second from filming the beloved comedy on Thursday’s episode of The Late Present.
After host Stephen Colbert requested McCarthy to disclose a enjoyable truth “that’s by no means been informed” concerning the film, the actress defined that her not being up-to-date with know-how prompted fairly the response from her forged members.
Whereas taking pictures Bridesmaids, McCarthy stated she found an app that might alter appearances. “It was model new to me, so I continually was making us all into males, particularly older males,” she recalled. “After we had been out on the water within the final scene proper earlier than Wilson Phillips comes on, we had been trapped on the market as a result of we had been on these little pedestals in water. I can’t title names, however I might say greater than two and fewer than 5 of us had been laughing so exhausting that we could or could not have moist our pants.”
She joked, “I solely go to the lavatory in taffeta,” referring to the puffy purple costume her character wore within the movie. Bridesmaids additionally starred Maya Rudolph, Kristen Wiig, and Rose Byrne.
McCarthy additionally informed Colbert about one other hilarious interplay on the set of her newest film The Starling. The dramedy will get its title from a fowl that antagonizes McCarthy’s character.
“It’s a CGI fowl. Quite a lot of occasions it was too excessive as much as put something. So Ted [Melfi] would form of simply inform me the place it was,” she defined. McCarthy stated throughout an emotional scene with the animal she might hear the director mimicking loud fowl calls. “I used to be like, ‘What the hell is that Ted?’ He’s like, ‘I’m making an attempt that will help you by doing the fowl.’”
She continued, “There was no warning. We laughed so exhausting. Then as we went alongside, weirdly, I used to be like, ‘Okay, are you able to do the fowl factor once more?’ Then I wanted it.”
Watch the interview under.