More
    HomeMoviesJohn Slattery Sees 'Eight More Sequels' to Confess, Fletch

    John Slattery Sees ‘Eight More Sequels’ to Confess, Fletch

    There is plenty of source material, so why not make the most of it?

    Ahead of the Confess, Fletch official release, ComingSoon spoke with John Slattery, who stated that audiences would see many movies involving the titular hero of Confess, Fletch, if things were up to him. Fletch is a character invented by author Gregory Mcdonald, who wrote about 11 novels featuring the irreverent investigative journalist. Confess, Fletch will begin its run in theatres, on digital, and on-demand starting September 16.

    “In this delightful comedy romp, Jon Hamm stars as the roguishly charming and endlessly troublesome Fletch, who becomes the prime suspect in a murder case while searching for a stolen art collection,” reads the synopsis. “The only way to prove his innocence? Find out which of the long list of suspects is the culprit—from the eccentric art dealer and a missing playboy to a crazy neighbor and Fletch’s Italian girlfriend. Crime, in fact, has never been this disorganized.”

    Tudor Leonte: In the movie, you portray an editor-in-chief. How important is the role media play in suspect murder cases like the one involving Fletch?

    John Slattery: Well, I suppose it’s important in getting to the truth, which is what everybody in the movie is trying to do. I mean, they’re trying to figure out what happened. I think he needs my help to find out a couple of facts and he’s trying to get himself off the hook. I think the character of Frank plays a pretty important yet small part and they have a history and that’s fun and funny. As far as the media, you could argue it used to be about the truth. I’m not sure it is anymore, but everybody has their own truth these days.

    RELATED: Confess, Fletch Interview: Lorenza Izzo and Annie Mumolo Talk Favorite Moments

    You and Jon Hamm worked together in Mad Men, how was it for you to join forces again for this project?

    It’s always fun to see him and work with him. We’ve remained good friends since the Mad Men days. It’s easy, we get along very easily. We work very easily together. We just kind of fell right into it. The scenes were funny. It was simple.

    Considering how popular the first Fletch movies are, what was the biggest challenge in acting the Fletch reboot?

    I didn’t really put that kind of pressure on myself to recreate any specific scene, moment, vibe, or anything from the original that was a long time ago. It’s a great film. This is a different film, it’s got a specific energy and humor and story. My job is just to come in and play the scenes as best I can and help tell the story and maybe get a few laughs. I really didn’t feel the pressure to recreate anything.

    You mentioned getting a few laughs. Do you have a particular line you will remember from this movie?

    ‘Go f**k yourself’ is probably a highlight. Always. Anytime you get to say that in a movie is… it usually comes out pretty easily.

    And it’s a good password as well, right?

    Yeah. [Laughs].

    The Fletch comedies were released in the eighties. Is there still anything you felt in the modern movie from the eighties, is there a particular atmosphere or something, or is everything modern?

    I think the main reason that Fletch worked initially was Chevy Chase’s sort of insane sense of humor. I think this wisely relies on Jon Ham’s sense of humor. It’s a different vibe because he’s a different actor. He’s very funny. He’s very charming. He’s a great actor. Wisely, the story is in the book and in the script, but I think the vibe that they are trying to create is an original one. It would’ve been pointless to go try and recreate the feeling or the style of the original. I don’t think anybody was interested in that.

    Do you see a sequel to this story?

    I see about eight sequels or nine. I think there are 11 books all in and they made two. So this is number three. So yeah, I can see eight more sequels.

    Read The Full Article Here

    RELATED ARTICLES
    - Advertisment -

    Most Popular

    Spidey Senses! Prince Harry Dresses Up as Spider-Man in Sweet
    You Need to See Jennifer Garner and Her Dog’s Halloween
    RHOC Alum Alexis Bellino Gives Update on Family After Announcing
    Pregnant Behati Prinsloo Shares Look at Daughter’s Addams Family Halloween
    Yep, ‘Nope’ Is Now on Streaming
    Coronation Street spoilers: Tim Metcalfe betrays Geoff in court with
    Zoe Saldaña Felt Artistically Stuck While Starring in Movie Franchises
    Bob Newhart Praises Peter Scolari As “Essential Part” Of ‘Newhart’
    The Wedding Night Episode/The After the Wedding Night Episode
    Keke Palmer Reveals She’s Pregnant in ‘Saturday Night Live’ Monologue
    THE MAGICIAN | The Flight of Prosperity
    How Life Unexpected Was The Blueprint For The Fosters
    BTS’ management begs fans not to visit Jin while he’s
    Ari Lennox Performs “Waste My Time” at the 2022 Soul
    Metallica Announce Huge Tour and New Album 72 Seasons, Share
    The Blues Foundation Names 2023 ‘Keeping the Blues Alive Award’
    Meet Everett De Morier: Acclaimed Author with a Secret
    Kim Greer Guests on The Happy Hour Podcast Friday June 17th, 2022 7 PM EST/ 4 PM PST On YouTube Live
    Beacon Audiobooks Releases “NFL 1970” Written By Author Ian S. Kahanowitz
    Beacon Audiobooks Releases “The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far” By Author Mary Ellen Bramwell
    Should You Give Leg Warmers A Chance in 2022?
    The 21 Best Drugstore Shampoos for Healthy, Shiny Hair
    Pharrell Williams and Naomi Campbell Bring Back Nostalgic Fashion Trends
    Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s Matching Onesies Have the Sweetest
    Thriller ‘Just Cause’ Being Remade By Scarlett Johansson
    Discover Inspiring True Stories With These Biographies & Memoirs!
    3RD NIGHT
    ‘Wednesday’ Reaches Streaming Record Highs in Very Little Time For