I recently had the chance to speak to the fantastic Greg Garcia & Lucas Neff from one of my favorite comedies ever, Raising Hope. They talked about the return of Greyson Chance, the role of Jimmy, and whether or not Lucas is ready to be a father himself. Check it all out below!
On what attracted him to the role and the differences & similarities between himself & Jimmy Chance
Lucas Neff: Well, what attracted me to the role was twofold. One, I was really broke, and unemployed. It’s the best job offer I’ve ever received in my life. So, I’d have been a fool to turn it down. Then, two, the writing is really good. It’s especially good considering it’s in the sitcom format, which can be difficult to write for. And, Greg obviously has a lot of experience writing comedies for television. So, it, just seemed like a wonderful opportunity for me, you know, a gift from the sky.
And, then as far as similarities between myself and Jimmy, I guess sad to say, I think we both try really hard. But, we don’t always succeed on the first go around. We both have a learning curve. I think both Jimmy and myself have to learn to accept that we don’t always get it right out of the gates, and to keep trying and hope for the best, and know that we’re surrounded by good people.
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