Because it turned out, you in all probability loved watching him on the present method greater than he loved appearing on it.
Whereas showing as a part of The Hollywood Reporter’s Comedy Actor Roundtable sequence, Jason revealed that on the peak of HIMYM‘s success, he was truly “actually sad.”
“There was a interval in my life and profession across the final couple of years of How I Met Your Mom the place issues had been firing in each films and TV, and everybody was telling me how effectively it was going,” he defined.
“I then needed to grapple with why? What’s off about this equation? I believe the factor that I used to be confronted with is that it is actually nice to make the choice of ‘Fuck it, I do what I need,’ however sadly, there is a system of permission in place the place individuals will go, ‘We don’t give a shit.’ Like, ‘Good for you, man.'”
Jason additionally mentioned that after HIMYM resulted in 2014, he “didn’t know what I needed to do subsequent.” “I actually puzzled if I used to be truly adequate to do drama,” he admitted.
He pointed to his portrayal of late author David Foster Wallace within the 2014 movie The Finish of the Tour for example of a difficult position that discovered him working outdoors his consolation zone.
“You prep in another way for comedy,” he defined. “There was plenty of improv in how we got here up, and these had been large chunks of dialogue. I actually simply performed in my head, ‘What would Edward Norton do?'”
“I bought a dialect coach and I did all these items that I heard you do when you’re an actual actor. However man, I used to be scared.”