Harrison Ford Had No Idea Who Jason Segel Before ‘Shrinking’
Harrison Ford starred with Jason Segel in upcoming comedy-drama show Contraction.
But there’s a problem: Indiana Jones was unknown to Segel before the Apple TV+ series.
During an interview with Initiated in televisionthe series’ executive producers, Bill Lawrence and Brett Goldstein, revealed his first conversation with the superstar.
“Ford: ‘Hey, that’s a really good script. Will I still be in the second one?'” Lawrence said, adding that he told the ‘Star Wars’ icon, “You can be there as much as you want.”
Ford replied, “Who else is in it?”
Lawrence said, “I’ll have Jason Segel call you,” to which Ford asked, “Who is Jason Segel?”
Later, Ted Lasso the creator joked, “Uh, I’ll send you some movies first.”
The 54-year-old added: ‘I’ve finally reached the age where I’m not as scared and embarrassed of people telling me no as I was when I was a kid’ in regards to the Ford cold calling.
Ford-star Contraction plays the character who has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.