Yeah defiantly, I feel I had a great girlfriend in Dallas when I finished college and my old brother his marriage broke up and he moved into my apartment and he brought a ping pong table and a motorcycle that he parked in our house and shortly there after my girlfriend moved out. So I could relate to that feeling of kind of like having a house guest that your you know that although you love him it’s a little bit trying. (talks) I think the way were together, together. You know she stopped, she started to lose interest in like the four am ping pong games and the screaming matches and then at the same time I’ve probably been guilty of being a Dupree. You know I went to visit Woody Harrelson in Hawaii last year and I was supposed to stay four days and I stayed four weeks. And his wife who is really patient and sweet, even she by then end was like ‘so you gonna catch that flight today back to the mainland’ and so yeah (talks) I did sleep on a couch.
I think that maybe what comes from me or maybe why I sort of responded to the character, although you know he doesn’t have a job and he’s sort of a nescience, he’s not like jaded or cynical. He does sort of have this real enthusiasm and he’s kind of like a free spirit and his humor comes out of sort of almost out of earnestness rather then like anything mean spirited and I think that’s a kind of funny place for it to come from. (talks) I know there were some scenes that were maybe uhm, ahh who am I kidding it was pretty easy,
Yeah I had met her infact we were talking about it the other day cause I think the first time we met was at a Bob Dylan concert. And she was someone I had seen in Almost Famous and really loved her in that, and you met here in real life and she’s somebody who just has a very winning way about her. So I was really happy you know when we got her to do the part.
Description: HRN-419 You, Me and Dupree Owen Wilson
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