Justin Theroux is not ruling out working together with his ex-wife, Jennifer Aniston, now that they are each a part of the Apple TV+ household.
The 49-year-old actor-writer is starring in The Mosquito Coast, which premieres April 30 on the streaming service. Meanwhile, Aniston followers are anxiously awaiting season two of her Apple TV+ collection, The Morning Show.
Aniston and Theroux first co-starred within the 2012 comedy Wanderlust collectively, and who’s to say they will not achieve this once more on the small display!
“Listen, if they wanna send me some pages,” Theroux quipped to ET’s Rachel Smith about presumably becoming a member of The Morning Show, which Aniston additionally govt produces.
Theroux additionally shared what his expertise has been like with Apple TV+, and whether or not his ex gave him any recommendation.
“She’s doing a totally different show. She’s in Los Angeles, obviously, shooting her show and bopping around there. So, it was sort of apples and oranges as far as our productions go,” he mentioned of Aniston.
As for whether or not the 2 keep in contact, Theroux famous, “We check in and I think we’re both having fabulous experiences working with Apple TV+. …It’s that perfect balance of support, and also not controlling the creative.”
In addition to being up for an look on The Morning Show, Theroux followers have additionally been questioning whether or not he is been approached to make a cameo in HBO Max’s Sex and the City revival after taking part in two completely different characters within the TV collection.
During season one’s “The Monogamists” episode, Theroux performed Jared, an acquaintance of Carrie Bradshaw’s buddy, Stanford, who bragged in regards to the “kickareview” his e-book had simply obtained. Then, in season two’s “Shortcomings” episode, Theroux took on the position of Vaughn Wysel, who Carrie briefly dated earlier than realizing that she’s extra in love together with his household than him.
Theroux advised ET that he is right down to play yet one more one among Carrie Bradshaw’s flings in And Just Like That. “I’d like to be another love interest of Sarah Jessica [Parker’s],” he mentioned, earlier than pondering why he might need been forged twice on the present. “I feel like they went through every actor in New York City at the time because it was such a huge show. I think that’s why I got to play two characters, because they just had burned through everybody. …The wheel of fortune came around to me again.”
While followers should wait and see if he lands roles in The Morning Show and/or the SATC revival, Theroux may be very excited to be starring in The Mosquito Coast, particularly because it’s an adaptation of a e-book his uncle, Paul Theroux, wrote. The story follows idealist Allie Fox, performed by Theroux within the Apple TV+ present, who uproots his household and strikes them to the jungles of Latin America to make a utopia.
“Whenever you do a book or any adaptation, there’s always sort of this invisible wall between you and the creator. You don’t really wanna mess with it,” he mentioned of not feeling strain from his uncle together with his new position. “You want to obviously be able to mind them for their ideas.”
That being mentioned, Theroux did attain out to the creator sometimes. “I had this built-in, pre-existing relationship that I could just pick up the phone, call him, ask him questions, have a coffee with him, pick his brain,” he defined. “It was kind of great. It was like having a library. Anytime you want to go do some research, you can just do it.”
In 1986, The Mosquito Coast was made right into a film starring Harrison Ford and Helen Mirren, however Theroux mentioned he is tried actually laborious to not evaluate his efficiency to that of Ford.
“I didn’t want to look or feel like I was cribbing from [Ford] or taking anything …I did my best to sort of forget his performance and focus on the material that I was given, which was different than his script,” he shared. “Then, once I saw it, there are similarities just because when you’re given the same character, you’re gonna come to some of the same conclusions as an actor. You could watch two productions of Hamlet, and Hamlet is still Hamlet. Allie Fox is still Allie Fox.”
The Mosquito Coast, additionally starring Melissa George, premieres April 30 on Apple TV+.
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