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Sound Bite: Columbus Short & Idris Elba – stomp the yard a hit
Columbus – No we didn’t know I was going to be number one but we all hoped it would be and we all put out hearts and soul on the line in aspirations for it to be number one just like this movie and and you like that transition, seamless. And uh you know this movie we did the same thing. You have you know Idris, Regina, Loretta, Delroy, Sharon, Lauren, you just have a fantastic cast of people ready to you know put it on the line. (talks) Yeah right he orchestrated that.
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Sound Bite: Columbus Short & Idris Elba – not being on the wire
Idris – No I’m not, The Wire I left two years ago but what a way to keep up. (talks) I’m playing, I’m playing, I’m joking. (talks) No I’m not on the show anymore literally I’ve moved on from that but uhm it is you know we got a great cast obviously getting everyone together for the same room at the same time and doing this film was obviously a great achievement and I think it works completely you know and I’m so thankful that I did It you know I was uh
Columbus – thankful that you did it too
Idris – me too.
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Sound Bite: Columbus Short & Idris Elba –
Columbus – yeah I think I have a big extended family and whether you have a family or not you’re going to relate period, everybody is someone in this family, White, Black, Asian,.
Idris – Yeah there’s defiantly a universal feeling to this film you know what I mean that’s one thing that every journalist, anyone’s that seen it is like I wasn’t sure what I was going to expect, African American film you know blah blah blah and there like yo I just enjoyed that film. And here’s the other thing it isn’t even Christmas yet you know what I’m saying.
Columbus – Yeah its not.
Idris – it’s not Christmas yet and people are steal feeling the vibe from the films. So imagine when uh chestnuts are roasting on the open fire.
Columbus – exactly, frost nipping at your nose.
Idris – its going to be, you’re going to love that film.
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Sound Bite: Columbus Short & Idris Elba – black Christmas movies.
Columbus – I mean a couple this year and when you get even smaller its like a couple with our type of faces. (talks) you know what I’m saying, no there’s none. (talks) no there hasn’t this is going to be the first one I think there’s going to be a classic man.
Idris – Well were used to seeing fantastical films you know what I mean
Columbus – slap stick over the top
Idris – and no no like Santa Claus, special effects all of that. This is a real story, it’s a real story, its about a family that come home for Christmas and the drama that comes with it you know (talks)
Columbus – well it wasn’t written as a comedy I didn’t know we were laughing until I was in the theatre and I heard people laughing at to what we were saying
Idris – its true actually.
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Sound Bite: Columbus Short & Idris Elba – moving funny/dramatic
Columbus – Yeah she’s funny ? is absolutely not funny neither is he.
Idris – Quinton isn’t funny. He’s a funny hair cut.
Columbus – He’s funny looking, cause of the Mohawk, he, that’s in a feet that in it of itself he, he made you take him seriously and he had a wide all the way back Mohawk
Idris– and he looked serious in a short way in the uniform.
Columbus – with the juggle neck, which was impossible.
Idris – it’s very tough to be short and be in a uniform.
Columbus – Yeah we’re just going to have to just, should we do some pick ups of this movie before it comes out? (talks)
Idris – He can wear some platforms though just get him a little more.
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Sound Bite: Columbus Short & Idris Elba – dropping accent
Idris – its always a challenge you know I want to be right, I want to be perfect, you know I take time out to make sure its right.
Columbus – No dialogue coach.
Idris – and I’m glad that its working for me but you know its always a challenge to, I don’t take it lightly, ever, ever.
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