The script was still pliable, and both of them were grasping to achieve the fullness of their characters.
Danny was memorizing his lines, looking up toward the heavens every time he drew a blank.
His riffs bejeweled every line: When the script called on him to invite his daughter in for breakfast, he instead laid out a menu.
While running those lines, Lucy pulled over to ask for directions from von Stuelpnagel: Where is her character, emotionally, right now?
She’s really, really in there — she’s in there, digging, and that’s part of the whole idea,” Danny said a few weeks later during a break from rehearsals.
Danny, hunched, Lucy, von Stuelpnagel, Lucy smacking, ” Danny, “, She’s, Eager, DeVito, Martini
American Academy of Dramatic Arts
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