[Laughs.] Just the five core characters, packed into a crappy car. So I went in and saw the show, and I realized, “Oh, this is Del’s place! So they put in this structure so it could be done, and so the performers wouldn’t get lost. So even though it’s an absolutely legitimate form, it’s possible to take those training wheels off, if you will, and just go freeform for 45 minutes or an hour. I’m not saying I did it particularly well, but I’m glad it was that part. So one side of my face makes an appearance in the film, as does my fist.
But you have to establish these things, these sorts of archetypes, early, so people know what they’re looking at, or maybe so the network understands your pitch.
AVC: We keep coming back to this Cop #1 thing, so let me ask a question that I may never have asked anyone before: Do you have a favorite Cop #1 role in your back catalog? I’ve only been in a handful of movies, but that’s a good one.
NF: Well, if there’s ever gonna be a good excuse to ask someone that question, now with me is probably about as good as you’re gonna get.
The paper says the actor has been spotted wearing a new wedding ring earlier this week.