Lisa Kudrow apparently did not know there was a real-life Space Force when she was filming the sequence of the identical identify for Netflix.
The “Friends” alum is a component of the starry solid for the streaming big’s upcoming office sitcom impressed by Donald Trump’s initiation of the US Space Force.
While the sequence has roots in actual life, Kudrow, 56, was fully unaware.
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“I had no thought, I actually didn’t know that the president mentioned, ‘Let’s have a Space Force.’ I imply, I simply can’t sustain, so I missed that one,” the actress admitted to Entertainment Weekly. “It was simply, ‘We’re doing the show, why don’t you do it?’ And I was like, ‘Yeah! Of course! Why wouldn’t I?’”
Kudrow mentioned she was swayed to take part within the present by the chance to work with author Greg Daniels and stars Steve Carell, John Malkovich and extra.
“But sorry, dumba– here didn’t know there was actually a Space Force,” Kudrow continued. “And it’s so embarrassing because when I saw the last State of the Union and he mentioned Space Force, I went, ‘Oh! It’s a real thing!’”
Kudrow mentioned that the U.S. Space Force by no means got here up while they have been capturing the present, which she believes is as a result of everybody assumed she knew it existed.
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“I usually keep up with what’s going on, but to me, there’s so much — and sometimes I don’t know what’s a joke and what isn’t. I don’t mean with this show, I mean in life — that I missed it,” she confessed.
Though she had simply filmed a comedy about sending the navy to area, Kudrow mentioned that she’s comparatively open to the concept of the real-life Space Force.
“I just thought, ‘Oh, okay. I guess we need a Space Force to protect all of our equipment up there,’” the star mentioned. “And now there’s a race to Mars, so I guess we do. I guess we need a Space Force. I don’t know. I’m nice that way. I’m like, “Okay, well if you say we need it. I mean, I guess.’”
In actual fact, as soon as she discovered that Space Force was actual, she had a completely new appreciation for the present, calling it “a great balancing act.”
“It’s not for or against anyone or anything. It’s patriotic and it’s pro-decency. So that’s a good thing,” she mentioned.
Kudrow performs Maggie, spouse to Carell’s Normal Mark Naird who’s tasked with heading the Space Force.
“She’s the perfect general’s wife and is supportive and tries to behave. And also, she loves her husband,” Kudrow mentioned. “Mark and Maggie are forced to navigate a big challenge to their relationship: Is she a badass or is she not?”
The solid is full of stars, together with Noah Emmerich and Ben Schwartz with appearances from Jane Lynch, Patrick Warburton and extra — Kudrow shot her function shortly, nevertheless, which means she did not run into many of the celebrities on set.
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“Greg [Daniels] let me see some of the stuff they had shot and roughly put together. So I did see who was there. I was blown away. That first episode I was like, ‘Oh my God, look who’s in the war room! Oh my God. Oh, he’s in it? Oh, wow. Oh, look who’s in it! Oh my God,'” she recalled. “And then I was like, ‘Oh good, I’m glad I already said yes, so it doesn’t look like I’m just impressed with whoever else is there.'”
“Space Force” debuts on Netflix on Might 29.