‘Glee’: New Cast Members Jacob Artist, Dean Geyer on Mohawks and Coming …
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Newcomers Dean Geyer and Jacob Artist became a newest members of a Fox family when they landed tools as Rachel’s (Lea Michele) new adore seductiveness Brody Weston and Puck’s (Mark Salling) younger half-brother, Jake Puckerman, respectively.
The Hollywood Reporter caught adult with a new Glee guys on Monday during Fox’s All-Star Party during Soho House following a network’s display during a Television Critics Association’s summer press debate to discuss about auditioning for a series, their hopes for a uncover and how most they know about what’s to come.
The Hollywood Reporter: Congratulations on a casting, when did we find out?
Jacob Artist: we found out unequivocally late final night and we couldn’t tell anybody so we had to nap on it. Then this morning it was a whirlwind of job family and friends. It’s all fun and they’re all unequivocally excited.
Dean Geyer: we found out this morning, my representative woke me adult and apparently I’m operative on Friday. we haven’t review a script, we don’t know what I’m doing though it’s unequivocally exciting. I’ve never been on a uncover or a plan with a bill like this, with talent like this. I’m looking brazen to it given we get to sing and act, that are my dual biggest passions. we get to work with unequivocally gifted actors and it’s usually my fifth year of behaving and I’m still training a ropes. I’m unequivocally excited.
What was a try-out routine like?
Artist: we consider we came sincerely late in a game, it was about dual and a half to 3 weeks ago. we had a callback and afterwards tested final week with Ryan Murphy and all a Fox executives. we was watchful to hear until final night. We had to sing and act and move in 5 songs with piece strain given there was a pianist there to accompany us and we had a sides, that we didn’t get until a day before. It was a crazy experience.
Geyer: I shade tested during Paramount and we got to met Lea and she was so sweet. we met her for literally dual seconds and we jumped into a stage and she was so easy to work with. It was a chemistry review so there had to be a bit of chemistry there and thankfully there was with us. we indeed knew one of a ADs from another show, that was good removing to see a informed face.
What’d we sing?
Artist: we sang “Never Say Never” by a Fray, that we was only observant I’d adore to sing on a show, it’d be so fun to be means to sing my tangible try-out song. we had to also move in Elton John‘s “Don’t Let a Sun Go Down On Me,” that we love. I’d adore to sing that, too, given it’s such a pleasing ballad and it’s so powerful.
Geyer: I sang an acoustic chronicle of Justin Timberlake‘s “Cry Me a River” and “One Song, Glory” from a low-pitched Rent and a Josh Groban song.
You’re personification Puck’s younger half-brother, what’s he like?
Artist: Yes, Puck’s younger half-brother, with a small bit of an attitude, so we’ll see if that gets in a approach of him next with a joviality club. It’ll be engaging to see how he reacts with everybody else as good to a new kind of Puckerman.
How do we feel about potentially entrance between Rachel and Finn and their legions of fans?
Geyer: They’ve been together for what, 3 seasons now?It’s going to be tough, we know they have a lot of fans. we don’t wish to be that chairman to mangle them adult though during a same time, it’s fun to play someone that creates some arrange of tension. I’ve gotten a lot of tweets seeking if I’m going to be a dude who breaks them adult (laughs). we could be a intensity adore interest, we could not be!
Brody comes in as a coach to Rachel, how will he be display her a ropes?
Geyer: He’s unequivocally been by a ropes. He’s a integrate years comparison and has finished Broadway before and that’s something she unequivocally looks adult to and is determined to. There’s room in there to be a bit of a clergyman and coach rather than a adore seductiveness so it could go that way. It’s unequivocally going to be fun for me given we started out as a musician, I’ve never finished Broadway or museum so it’s going to be a new knowledge for me.
How most do we know about your character’s behind story?
Artist: All we know is that he’s a bad child with a bit of an attitude. But it’ll be fun to see where they confirm to go with him.
Coming into a New Directions that’s been depleted a bit. What are we looking brazen to bringing to that choir room?
Artist: we was a dancer flourishing adult and we feel like they have so many good dancers like Harry Shum Jr. and Heather Morris, so we consider it’ll be fun perplexing to implement a dancing and move that to a list to have another clever dancer with all of them would be cool.
A opposition to Brittney?
Artist: Yes! we hear there’s a Britney Spears episode entrance up, it’d be fun if we could dance a small with Heather.
Have we oral with Mark Salling yet?
Artist: we haven’t met him yet. we will soon, hopefully!
Have they oral with we about adopting Puck’s heading Mohawk?
Artist: we don’t know yet, we have to see what’s in store with what they have for me. I’ve had a same hair for perpetually so we consider it’d be fun to let them do what ever they wish to do with it.
Advice from a cast?
Artist: Just have fun. I’m so beholden and vehement to be here, this has all been a outrageous blessing.
Anything you’d unequivocally like to do on a show?
Geyer: I’ve always played good guys, so I’d adore to be someone that creates a bit of confrontation. we know that sounds bad though as an actor, we wish to try opposite things. we know it’s Glee and some-more on a happy, carefree side though I’d adore to be that chairman who creates some tension.
Glee‘s fourth deteriorate premieres in a new night and time container on Thursday, Sept. 13 during 9 p.m. What do we consider of a newest Glee guys? Hit a comments with your thoughts on how they’ll fit in.
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