The Prank director Maureen Bharoocha joined stars Connor Kalopsis, Ramona Younger, Kate Flannery, and Keith David to speak about the movie at Time limit’s SXSW Studio.
The Prank follows Ben and Tanner (Kalopsis and Younger), two highest buddies in highschool. When Mrs. Wheeler (Rita Moreno) unfairly fails Ben’s whole physics elegance, the pair come to a decision to prank the instructor via falsely accusing her of murdering a lacking pupil on social media.
“I really like a excellent tale,” says David, “and I were given an opportunity to paintings with Rita Moreno, whose been a hero of mine. I can’t let you know the volume of hope she offers me, as a result of perhaps I’ll get an opportunity, if I reside lengthy sufficient, to be doing this at 90.”
“I like the truth that Rita Moreno used to be Maureen’s first selection,” says Flannery. “You’ve been speaking about her since you were given the challenge, I imply improbable, who get’s their first selection?”
“Oh my goodness, Rita is… there’s nobody like her,” says Bharoocha. “The concept she will get to play one thing like she’s by no means performed sooner than, and spot her in some way that she’s by no means been noticed is so thrilling.”
“Simply consider how nerve-wracking it’s for me, an 18-year-old actor,” says Kalopsis. “No longer simplest going to set with Kate Flannery and Keith David, but in addition with Rita Moreno on best of that, like… I’ve to maintain!”
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