Richard E. Grant was already a skilled actor when he had the opportunity to appear alongside the Spice Girls in the 1997 musical comedy Spice World. twenty four years later, bottle gourd The actor is looking at the memories he has collected; And one in particular is unforgettable.
Grant was 40 as seen in ‘Spice World’
in a new interview with Vulture, Grant shared what it was like to look in his 1997 musical with the Spice Girls. and according to Hitman’s wife’s bodyguard Actors, one of them was a little scary. And it was contagious.
“I just turned 40, and they were almost half my age,” Grant revealed. “And Scary Spice, Mel B., quipped my bum on the first day and said, ‘You’re not bad for an old man.’ [Laughs.] I thought, if this is the seal of approval from even the most rowdy of the Spice Girls, I was A for away. They seemed able to talk about just about anything. He was so uninhibited and so thrilled with this success that it was hard not to take all that energy from him. ”
The film starred all five Spice Girls – Victoria “Posh Spice,” Mel B “Scarry Spice,” Mel C “Sporty Spice,” Emma Bunton “Baby Spice” and Geri Halliwell “Ginger Spice” alongside the ensemble cast. Grant took on the role of Clifford, the band’s manager.
He said the Spice Girls want to be together all the time
In addition to high energy, Grant shared that 2 be 1 The singers neither wanted nor wanted personal space during the London shoots. He said the producers were “absolutely thrilled because, on the first day, we each had a giant Winnebago with a living room and Tom Cruise had almost everything modern in Winnebago. And they said, ‘We feel lonely here; We want to be with each other,” Grant said.
“I certainly didn’t give up – it’s the biggest I’ve ever had in my career – but they all insisted on getting involved,” he continued. “So, to the producers’ delight, they got rid of the four Winnebagoes that they no longer needed to pay exorbitant rents because they all wanted to be together all the time.”
Richard E. Grant was impressed by the Spice Girls’ vulnerability
The actor compared the fever pitch of Spice Mania in the mid-90s to a favorite band, The Beatles. And even at that stage, Grant said he couldn’t believe this was happening.
“Being a lifelong fan of the Beatles, I was absolutely amazed to be in a public situation where Spice Mania saw me on newsreels or read about the Beatles,” Grant said. “But what struck me so much is that even though they were the epicenter of this global tornado, they were as shocked as I was walking into it. They kept saying over and over, ‘We can’t believe our This has happened with me.’ So he was very touchy and vulnerable.”
Since 1997, Grant’s credits have continued to expand. he appeared in gosford park (2001,) Wolverine (2013,) penelope (2007,) Finally (2013,) and iron lady (2011,) among others.
But given that he was once pinched in the back by the Spice Girl, we’re betting none was quite as memorable Spice World.
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