8 Days Interviews

8 Days brings you interviews right from the latest movie and TV press junkets and red carpets!

8 Days brings you interviews right from the latest movie and TV press junkets and red carpets!

Animator Peter Sohn gives a sneak peek of Pixar’s upcoming feature Elemental
3 mins

In Singapore recently for the Disney Content Showcase, Pixar animator Peter Sohn gives us a sneak peek at Elemental, his follow-up to 2015's The Good Dinosaur. Interview by 8 DAYS editor Douglas Tseng. Elemental opens in cinemas on June 15, 2023. #Pixar #PeterSohn #Elemental #8dayssg #8DAYS #meWATCH #Mediacorp

Animator Peter Sohn gives a sneak peek of Pixar’s upcoming feature Elemental

In Singapore recently for the Disney Content Showcase, Pixar animator Peter Sohn gives us a sneak peek at Elemental, his follow-up to 2015's The Good Dinosaur. Interview by 8 DAYS editor Douglas Tseng. Elemental opens in cinemas on June 15, 2023. #Pixar #PeterSohn #Elemental #8dayssg #8DAYS #meWATCH #Mediacorp

John Krasinski & Michael Kelly find Jack Ryan Season 3 "surreal" and "horrifying"
3 mins

Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan stars John Krasinski and Michael Kelly on how real-life events made Season 3 "feel like the Twilight Zone" and the scene inspired them to sign on for another season. Interview by 8 DAYS editor Douglas Tseng. Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan Season 3 launches on Amazon Prime Video on Dec 21. #TomClancysJackRyan #PrimeVideo #8dayssg #8DAYS #meWATCH #Mediacorp

John Krasinski & Michael Kelly find Jack Ryan Season 3 "surreal" and "horrifying"

Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan stars John Krasinski and Michael Kelly on how real-life events made Season 3 "feel like the Twilight Zone" and the scene inspired them to sign on for another season. Interview by 8 DAYS editor Douglas Tseng. Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan Season 3 launches on Amazon Prime Video on Dec 21. #TomClancysJackRyan #PrimeVideo #8dayssg #8DAYS #meWATCH #Mediacorp

The director and cast of Disney+'s K-crime thriller of Big Bet talk career gambles
3 mins

When the director and cast — including Squid Game villain Heo Sung-Tae — of Korean crime thriller of Big Bet were in Singapore recently, we try (really hard) to pry some answers from them and talk about gambling and career risks. Interview by 8 DAYS editor Douglas Tseng. Big Bet rolls out on Disney+ on Dec 21. #BigBet #DisneyPlusSG #8dayssg #8DAYS #meWATCH #Mediacorp

The director and cast of Disney+'s K-crime thriller of Big Bet talk career gambles

When the director and cast — including Squid Game villain Heo Sung-Tae — of Korean crime thriller of Big Bet were in Singapore recently, we try (really hard) to pry some answers from them and talk about gambling and career risks. Interview by 8 DAYS editor Douglas Tseng. Big Bet rolls out on Disney+ on Dec 21. #BigBet #DisneyPlusSG #8dayssg #8DAYS #meWATCH #Mediacorp

The cast of K-fantasy series Island share the challenges of filming on Jeju Island
4 mins

Direct from Seoul: The cast of Korean fantasy series Island — Kim Nam-Gil, Lee Da-Hee, Cha Eun-Woo and Sung Joon — reveal who among their castmates they would like to be stuck with on an island. Interview by 8 DAYS editor Douglas Tseng. Island is now streaming on Amazon Prime Video. #KimNamGil #LeeDaHee #ChaEunWoo #SungJoon #TVING #PrimeVideoSG #IslandPrimeVideo #8dayssg #8DAYS #meWATCH #Mediacorp

The cast of K-fantasy series Island share the challenges of filming on Jeju Island

Direct from Seoul: The cast of Korean fantasy series Island — Kim Nam-Gil, Lee Da-Hee, Cha Eun-Woo and Sung Joon — reveal who among their castmates they would like to be stuck with on an island. Interview by 8 DAYS editor Douglas Tseng. Island is now streaming on Amazon Prime Video. #KimNamGil #LeeDaHee #ChaEunWoo #SungJoon #TVING #PrimeVideoSG #IslandPrimeVideo #8dayssg #8DAYS #meWATCH #Mediacorp

Emmy winner Eugene Levy on how making The Reluctant Traveller has changed his life
7 mins

Eugene Levy, the Emmy-winning star and co-creator of Schitt’s Creek, shares how much of an outdoors person he’s become after making the travelogue The Reluctant Traveller. The eight-part Apple TV+ series premieres Feb 24. Interview by 8days editor Douglas Tseng. #EugeneLevy #TheReluctantTraveller #AppleTVPlusSG #SchittsCreek #8dayssg #meWATCH #Mediacorp

Emmy winner Eugene Levy on how making The Reluctant Traveller has changed his life

Eugene Levy, the Emmy-winning star and co-creator of Schitt’s Creek, shares how much of an outdoors person he’s become after making the travelogue The Reluctant Traveller. The eight-part Apple TV+ series premieres Feb 24. Interview by 8days editor Douglas Tseng. #EugeneLevy #TheReluctantTraveller #AppleTVPlusSG #SchittsCreek #8dayssg #meWATCH #Mediacorp

Jonathan Majors reveals Kang’s playlist on the Ant-Man & the Wasp: Quantumania set
5 mins

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania star Jonathan Majors reveals the songs he used to set the tone during the making of the movie and the MCU production he would love to visit if he could manipulate time. Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania opens in cinemas on Feb 16. Inteview by 8days editor Douglas Tseng. #JonathanMajors #AntmanAndTheWaspQuantumania #KangTheConqueror #MarvelStudios #8dayssg #meWATCH #Mediacorp

Jonathan Majors reveals Kang’s playlist on the Ant-Man & the Wasp: Quantumania set

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania star Jonathan Majors reveals the songs he used to set the tone during the making of the movie and the MCU production he would love to visit if he could manipulate time. Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania opens in cinemas on Feb 16. Inteview by 8days editor Douglas Tseng. #JonathanMajors #AntmanAndTheWaspQuantumania #KangTheConqueror #MarvelStudios #8dayssg #meWATCH #Mediacorp

Director Elizabeth Banks on getting kids to swear in the horror-comedy Cocaine Bear
4 mins

Director Elizabeth Banks opens up about working with a CG bear, getting kids to swear, and reuniting the cast members of The Americans in Cocaine Bear, a horror-comedy that’s partly based on true events. Cocaine Bear (M18) opens in cinemas on Feb 23. Interview by 8days editor Douglas Tseng #CocaineBear #ElizabethBanks #UIPSG #8dayssg #meWATCH #Mediacorp

Director Elizabeth Banks on getting kids to swear in the horror-comedy Cocaine Bear

Director Elizabeth Banks opens up about working with a CG bear, getting kids to swear, and reuniting the cast members of The Americans in Cocaine Bear, a horror-comedy that’s partly based on true events. Cocaine Bear (M18) opens in cinemas on Feb 23. Interview by 8days editor Douglas Tseng #CocaineBear #ElizabethBanks #UIPSG #8dayssg #meWATCH #Mediacorp

Alden Ehrenreich & O’Shea Jackson, Jr geek out over Star Wars on Cocaine Bear set
4 mins

Cocaine Bear stars Alden Ehrenreich (Solo) & O’Shea Jackson, Jr (Obi-wan Kenobi) on bonding over Star Wars war stories and surviving the shoot in Ireland. Cocaine Bear (M18) is out in cinemas on Feb 23. #CocaineBear #AldenEhrenreich#OSheaJacksonJr#UIPSingapore#starwars #8dayssg #meWATCH #Mediacorp #horror#comedy#film#movie#thriller#action#trailer#interview

Alden Ehrenreich & O’Shea Jackson, Jr geek out over Star Wars on Cocaine Bear set

Cocaine Bear stars Alden Ehrenreich (Solo) & O’Shea Jackson, Jr (Obi-wan Kenobi) on bonding over Star Wars war stories and surviving the shoot in Ireland. Cocaine Bear (M18) is out in cinemas on Feb 23. #CocaineBear #AldenEhrenreich#OSheaJacksonJr#UIPSingapore#starwars #8dayssg #meWATCH #Mediacorp #horror#comedy#film#movie#thriller#action#trailer#interview

Keri Russell on how The Americans cast got together for Cocaine Bear
3 mins

Cocaine Bear star Keri Russell on reuniting with her The Americans cast members in Elizabeth Banks’ horror-comedy Cocaine Bear, and what she kept from the production. #CocaineBear #KeriRussell#TheAmericansTVShow#UIPSingapore#starwars #8dayssg #meWATCH #Mediacorp #horror#comedy#film#movie#thriller#action#trailer#interview

Keri Russell on how The Americans cast got together for Cocaine Bear

Cocaine Bear star Keri Russell on reuniting with her The Americans cast members in Elizabeth Banks’ horror-comedy Cocaine Bear, and what she kept from the production. #CocaineBear #KeriRussell#TheAmericansTVShow#UIPSingapore#starwars #8dayssg #meWATCH #Mediacorp #horror#comedy#film#movie#thriller#action#trailer#interview

Kim Youngkwang & Lee Sungkyoung had tough time filming their K-drama Call It Love
5 mins

Kim Youngkwang and Lee Sungkyoung, the stars of the K-drama, Call It Love, on their new show is different from the previous works and their memories of Singapore when they visited here in December. Call It Love is now on Disney+. #CallItLove #DisneyPlusSG #KimYoungKwang #LeeSungKyoung #meWATCH #Mediacorp #Kdrama #interview

Kim Youngkwang & Lee Sungkyoung had tough time filming their K-drama Call It Love

Kim Youngkwang and Lee Sungkyoung, the stars of the K-drama, Call It Love, on their new show is different from the previous works and their memories of Singapore when they visited here in December. Call It Love is now on Disney+. #CallItLove #DisneyPlusSG #KimYoungKwang #LeeSungKyoung #meWATCH #Mediacorp #Kdrama #interview

The Mandalorian bosses weigh in on Pedro Pascal in The Last of Us
6 mins

The Mandalorian bosses Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni weigh in on Pedro Pascal in The Last of Us and what kind of cuisine The Mandalorian would be he were a fine-dining dish. #TheMandalorian #PedroPascal #Grogu #JonFavreau #DaveFiloni #StarWars #DisneyPlusSG #8dayssg #meWATCH #Mediacorp #TheLastOfUs #Interview

The Mandalorian bosses weigh in on Pedro Pascal in The Last of Us

The Mandalorian bosses Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni weigh in on Pedro Pascal in The Last of Us and what kind of cuisine The Mandalorian would be he were a fine-dining dish. #TheMandalorian #PedroPascal #Grogu #JonFavreau #DaveFiloni #StarWars #DisneyPlusSG #8dayssg #meWATCH #Mediacorp #TheLastOfUs #Interview

The Mandalorian EP Rick Famuyiwa on advice he gave the new directors in Season 3
5 mins

Rick Famuyiwa, the director of The Mandalorian Season 2’s ‘The Believer’ (that’s the heist episode), reveals the advice he gave to the new filmmakers joining the show – Black Panther cinematographer Rachel Morrison, Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse director Peter Ramsey and Minari’s Oscar-nominated write-director Lee Isaac Chung. #TheMandalorian #RickFamuyiwa #RachelMorrison #LeeIsaacChung #PeterRamsey #Grogu #StarWars #DisneyPlusSG #8dayssg

The Mandalorian EP Rick Famuyiwa on advice he gave the new directors in Season 3

Rick Famuyiwa, the director of The Mandalorian Season 2’s ‘The Believer’ (that’s the heist episode), reveals the advice he gave to the new filmmakers joining the show – Black Panther cinematographer Rachel Morrison, Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse director Peter Ramsey and Minari’s Oscar-nominated write-director Lee Isaac Chung. #TheMandalorian #RickFamuyiwa #RachelMorrison #LeeIsaacChung #PeterRamsey #Grogu #StarWars #DisneyPlusSG #8dayssg

Keanu Reeves learns to cuss in Cantonese from Donnie Yen in John Wick: Chapter 4
4 mins

Keanu Reeves is back as assassin John Wick and he's figured way to beat the High Table. Reeves tells 8DAYS more about fighting Donnie Yen onscreen, learning to cuss in Cantonese, picking up the nunchucks, the power of John Wick's 'yeah'. John Wick: Chapter 4 opens in cinemas on Mar 23.

Keanu Reeves learns to cuss in Cantonese from Donnie Yen in John Wick: Chapter 4

Keanu Reeves is back as assassin John Wick and he's figured way to beat the High Table. Reeves tells 8DAYS more about fighting Donnie Yen onscreen, learning to cuss in Cantonese, picking up the nunchucks, the power of John Wick's 'yeah'. John Wick: Chapter 4 opens in cinemas on Mar 23.

The director & cast of John Wick: Chapter 4 reveal John Wick’s body count
9 mins

Director Chad Stahelski and his cast — including Lance Reddick (Charon), Ian McShane (Winston), Hiroyuki Sanada (Shimazu) and Shamier Anderson (The Tracker) — on the movie's toughest stunt and John Wick's body count. This interview happened on Mar 3, two weeks Lance's passing on Mar 17. John Wick: Chapter 4 opens in cinemas on Mar 23.

The director & cast of John Wick: Chapter 4 reveal John Wick’s body count

Director Chad Stahelski and his cast — including Lance Reddick (Charon), Ian McShane (Winston), Hiroyuki Sanada (Shimazu) and Shamier Anderson (The Tracker) — on the movie's toughest stunt and John Wick's body count. This interview happened on Mar 3, two weeks Lance's passing on Mar 17. John Wick: Chapter 4 opens in cinemas on Mar 23.

Chris Pine doesn’t mind being upstaged by Michelle Rodriguez in Dungeons & Dragons
4 mins

Chris Pine says he’s totally cool being upstaged by co-star Michelle Rodriguez in Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves, in cinemas on Mar 30. #DungeonsandDragonsMovie #DnDMovie #ChrisPine #MichelleRodriguez #ParamountPictures #UIPSG #8dayssg #meWATCH #Mediacorp #movie #interview

Chris Pine doesn’t mind being upstaged by Michelle Rodriguez in Dungeons & Dragons

Chris Pine says he’s totally cool being upstaged by co-star Michelle Rodriguez in Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves, in cinemas on Mar 30. #DungeonsandDragonsMovie #DnDMovie #ChrisPine #MichelleRodriguez #ParamountPictures #UIPSG #8dayssg #meWATCH #Mediacorp #movie #interview

Regé-Jean Page on the first person he called when he got cast in Dungeons & Dragons
5 mins

Bridgerton breakout Regé-Jean Page tells 8DAYS about his Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves boot camp training and things he can hide (but really shoulnd't) in his armour. Be sure to check out the movie in cinemas on March 30. #DungeonsandDragonsMovie #DnDMovie #RegéJeanPage #ChrisPine #MichelleRodriguez #ParamountPictures #UIPSG #8dayssg #meWATCH #Mediacorp #movie #interview

Regé-Jean Page on the first person he called when he got cast in Dungeons & Dragons

Bridgerton breakout Regé-Jean Page tells 8DAYS about his Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves boot camp training and things he can hide (but really shoulnd't) in his armour. Be sure to check out the movie in cinemas on March 30. #DungeonsandDragonsMovie #DnDMovie #RegéJeanPage #ChrisPine #MichelleRodriguez #ParamountPictures #UIPSG #8dayssg #meWATCH #Mediacorp #movie #interview

Jason Bateman & Chris Messina on sneakers, the Matt Damon-Ben Affleck bond in Air
4 mins

Ben Affleck’s Air is about how then-rookie Michael Jordan was persuaded to sign with Nike’s struggling basketball division. Jason Bateman plays Rob Strasser, Nike’s VP of Marketing and Chris Messina is David Falk, Jordan’s agent. The two only share one scene in the movie – the ending where Matt Damon’s Sonny Vaccaro, Nike’s basketball expert, pitches to Jordan’s parents. They share memories of shooting that pivotal scene and observations of...

Jason Bateman & Chris Messina on sneakers, the Matt Damon-Ben Affleck bond in Air

Ben Affleck’s Air is about how then-rookie Michael Jordan was persuaded to sign with Nike’s struggling basketball division. Jason Bateman plays Rob Strasser, Nike’s VP of Marketing and Chris Messina is David Falk, Jordan’s agent. The two only share one scene in the movie – the ending where Matt Damon’s Sonny Vaccaro, Nike’s basketball expert, pitches to Jordan’s parents. They share memories of shooting that pivotal scene and observations of...

Renfield’s Nicolas Cage is still traumatised by Vampire’s Kiss’s roach-eating scene
5 mins

Thirty-five years after he famously ate a real cockroach in Vampire’s Kiss, Nicolas Cage is still haunted by the incident. So much so he doesn’t even to fake roaches made from caramel in the horror-comedy Renfield, a reimagining of the relationship between Dracula (Cage) and his servant Renfield (Nicholas Hoult). Cage and Hoult also share what it’s like working together again, 18 years after The Weather Man. Renfield opens in cinemas on Apr 13.

Renfield’s Nicolas Cage is still traumatised by Vampire’s Kiss’s roach-eating scene

Thirty-five years after he famously ate a real cockroach in Vampire’s Kiss, Nicolas Cage is still haunted by the incident. So much so he doesn’t even to fake roaches made from caramel in the horror-comedy Renfield, a reimagining of the relationship between Dracula (Cage) and his servant Renfield (Nicholas Hoult). Cage and Hoult also share what it’s like working together again, 18 years after The Weather Man. Renfield opens in cinemas on Apr 13.

Rebecca Ferguson says Mission: Impossible prepared her for doomsday series Silo
6 mins

Rebecca Ferguson shares what drew her to Apple TV+’s post-apocalyptic series Silo and how working with Tom Cruise on the Mission: Impossible movies prepared her for the show’s action sequences. Silo premieres on Apple TV+ on May 5. #RebeccaFerguson #Silo #MissionImpossible #DuneMovie #stunts #AppleTVPlus #meWATCH #Mediacorp #interview

Rebecca Ferguson says Mission: Impossible prepared her for doomsday series Silo

Rebecca Ferguson shares what drew her to Apple TV+’s post-apocalyptic series Silo and how working with Tom Cruise on the Mission: Impossible movies prepared her for the show’s action sequences. Silo premieres on Apple TV+ on May 5. #RebeccaFerguson #Silo #MissionImpossible #DuneMovie #stunts #AppleTVPlus #meWATCH #Mediacorp #interview

Pom Klementieff on her favourite Mantis & Drax scenes in Guardians of the Galaxy
5 mins

It’s the end of the era for the Guardians of the Galaxy as they go their separate ways in their latest adventure. Pom Klementieff, aka Mantis, looks back at who cried the most on the last day of filming Vol. 3, her favourite scenes with Dave Bautista’s Drax, and which other Marvel character she would like to tackle. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 opens in cinemas on May 4.

Pom Klementieff on her favourite Mantis & Drax scenes in Guardians of the Galaxy

It’s the end of the era for the Guardians of the Galaxy as they go their separate ways in their latest adventure. Pom Klementieff, aka Mantis, looks back at who cried the most on the last day of filming Vol. 3, her favourite scenes with Dave Bautista’s Drax, and which other Marvel character she would like to tackle. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 opens in cinemas on May 4.

Did Working On The Little Mermaid Put Awkwafina & Jacob Tremblay Off Seafood?
5 mins

Awkwafina and Jacob Tremblay are no strangers to voice-acting; she did Raya and the Last Dragon, he, Luca. But when it came to voicing CG characters — Scuttle and Flounder, respectively — on The Little Mermaid, the live-action remake of the classic animated feature, the process is slightly different. The actors also tell 8days.sg if working on the movie has put them off seafood. The Little Mermaid opens in cinemas on May 25.

Did Working On The Little Mermaid Put Awkwafina & Jacob Tremblay Off Seafood?

Awkwafina and Jacob Tremblay are no strangers to voice-acting; she did Raya and the Last Dragon, he, Luca. But when it came to voicing CG characters — Scuttle and Flounder, respectively — on The Little Mermaid, the live-action remake of the classic animated feature, the process is slightly different. The actors also tell 8days.sg if working on the movie has put them off seafood. The Little Mermaid opens in cinemas on May 25.

American Born Chinese: Chin Han, Yeo Yann Yann on their “surreal” White House tour
6 mins

In Disney+’s coming-of-age fantasy drama American Born Chinese, Chin Han and Yeo Yann Yann play immigrant parents to Ben Wang’s Jing Wang, a high school teen who is mixed up in a civil war involving The Monkey King (Daniel Wu), Bull Demon King (Leonard Wu), and Guanyin (Michelle Yeoh). The actors tell 8days.sg what inspired their characters, about the catering on American film sets and their trip to the White House where American Born Chinese...

American Born Chinese: Chin Han, Yeo Yann Yann on their “surreal” White House tour

In Disney+’s coming-of-age fantasy drama American Born Chinese, Chin Han and Yeo Yann Yann play immigrant parents to Ben Wang’s Jing Wang, a high school teen who is mixed up in a civil war involving The Monkey King (Daniel Wu), Bull Demon King (Leonard Wu), and Guanyin (Michelle Yeoh). The actors tell 8days.sg what inspired their characters, about the catering on American film sets and their trip to the White House where American Born Chinese...

The Boogeyman: Chris Messina on fighting a CG monster vs phone-acting
4 mins

Chris Messina, an actor who's best known for comedy (The Mindy Project) than horror, explains what drew him to The Boogeyman, Rob Savage's take on the Stephen King short story about a family battling a monster that lurks in the shadow, his favourite King adaptations, and the challenges of fighting a CG monster vis-a-vis phone-acting in the recent Air. The Boogeyman opens in cinemas on June 1.

The Boogeyman: Chris Messina on fighting a CG monster vs phone-acting

Chris Messina, an actor who's best known for comedy (The Mindy Project) than horror, explains what drew him to The Boogeyman, Rob Savage's take on the Stephen King short story about a family battling a monster that lurks in the shadow, his favourite King adaptations, and the challenges of fighting a CG monster vis-a-vis phone-acting in the recent Air. The Boogeyman opens in cinemas on June 1.

Shameik Moore & Hailee Steinfeld on their fave Spider-people in the Spider-Verse
6 mins

Shameik Moore and Hailee Steinfeld are back as Spider-Man and Spider-Woman in Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse and tell us what their favourite Spider variants are in the sequel. But do they know how many Spider-people are there in the first place? Elsewhere, producers and screenwriters Phil Lord and Christopher Miller address that inside joke about the Helvetica font. Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse opens in cinemas on June 1.

Shameik Moore & Hailee Steinfeld on their fave Spider-people in the Spider-Verse

Shameik Moore and Hailee Steinfeld are back as Spider-Man and Spider-Woman in Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse and tell us what their favourite Spider variants are in the sequel. But do they know how many Spider-people are there in the first place? Elsewhere, producers and screenwriters Phil Lord and Christopher Miller address that inside joke about the Helvetica font. Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse opens in cinemas on June 1.

Additional Information

Premiered2022
Genresentertainment, variety
Seasons1
Parental guidance advised for children below the age of 13