I think in North America, the translation would be, “Greek Boy Rents Apartments.” It’s about an estate agent [realtor]. DEMETRIOU: I think I’ve learned an awful lot. TCA News: Julianne Moore talks about playing Sarah Palin in HBO’s GAME... TV Review: DOCTOR WHO Christmas Special - "The Time of the Doctor... TV Review: MARVEL’S AGENTS OF SHIELD – Season 2 – “A Hen in the Wolf H... WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS Season 2 Trailer. AX: And what would you most like people to know about Season 2 of WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS? NATASIA DEMETRIOU: I loved all of it, the whole thing. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! If you’ve also been going about life on the verge of tears, maybe skip this clip. Get a first look at the Colson Whitehead adaptation coming to Prime Video. Natasia Demetriou as Nadja in WHAT WE DO IN SHADOWS – Season 1 | ©2019 FX/Matthias Clamer. AX: Is there anything you’ve learned doing WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS that’s been particularly interesting to you? He was telling me recently that him and his friends use a lot of the way I speak to him in the show. He uses that in his everyday life, so when I call him “My cheeky little baby,” him and his friends call each other “cheeky little baby.” Yeah, Jake’s amazing, and so talented. I’ve never worked on a show like this, with so many elements. We’re stood in the most opulent room I’ve ever seen, surrounded by some of the most talented people I’ve ever met, and yet there’s a rubber bat on a stick being bounced around to replicate us.” So yeah, that’s very funny. On top of that, I’ve learned, don’t stand near candles when you’re wearing period costumes, because you will set on fire. And then me and my brother Jamie make a show called STATH LETS FLATS. And instantly, we got on. And it’s a comedy. Top pick. Grande teased the cover art on social media ahead of the October 23 release. Interview. That was really fun. Beyoncé Joins Call to #EndSARS Following Pressure to Speak Out, “To our Nigerian sisters and brothers, we stand by you.”. Ali chats to star of What We Do In The Shadows and Stath Lets Flats, Natasia Demetriou. I’ve learned about myself – I know that I have a limit, and that is, three hours sleep is too little sleep. The noted germophobe is living through one of the biggest germ crises in a generation while his What We Do in the Shadows co-star Natasia Demetriou, a self-described germ herself, appears to be thriving. And so she doesn’t need to shout, “Bat!” She can just muster the power very discreetly and promptly, and turn into a bat. AX: Jemaine Clement said that sometimes you’re on a wire that takes you up the wall, or they’ll make the floor look like a wall, and change the camera angle and pull you along. AX: Do you have any other projects going on that we should know about? Is it just that Nadja has no attitude about this, and Laszlo does have an attitude? At least when we get to being on camera, it’s all very stupid and funny. AX: Was there anything that you found particularly difficult, maybe the wire work when Nadja is flying or crawling up a wall, or the talking through the teeth when Nadja has fangs? Related: Exclusive Interview with WHAT WE DO IN SHADOWS actor Mark Proksch on Season 2, Related: Exclusive Interview with WHAT WE DO IN SHADOWS actor Harvey Guillen on Season 2, Related: Exclusive Interview with WHAT WE DO IN SHADOWS executive producer Paul Simms, Related: Exclusive Interview with Natasia Demetriou on Season 1 of the FX comedy based on the film, Follow us on Twitter at ASSIGNMENT X Whose Bed Is Miley Cyrus Working on a Metallica Covers Album From? The horror comedy, based on the film of the same name from creators Jemaine Clement and Taiki Waititi, gives us more adventures with the group of vampire roommates, unliving together in a mansion on Staten Island. The Emmy race has begun! And so I’ve learned about dealing with that. Read about our approach to external linking. AX: What’s the interaction like between the actors and the writers’ room on WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS? Iconic Alert: Ziwe Fumudoh to Star in Showtime Variety Series, Get Into ‘Position’ for Ariana Grande’s New Single. DEMETRIOU: A fantastic physique and a lot of core strength and the ability to crawl up walls. There was this jacket that Amanda Neale, the costume designer, bought for me from a vintage market, which was a jacket that, my sleeves were so big, I couldn’t really fit through the doors, and that was amazing to wear, because it was a real Joan Collins moment for me. Dolly Parton Made Stephen Colbert Cry With a Folk Song. On this week's Sunday interview special of Radio 1's Screen Time, Ali speaks to one of his favourite comic performers working today, the utterly amazing Natasia Demetriou, star of the What We Do In The Shadows sitcom spin-off, as well as Stath Lets Flats with her brother Jamie and her own sketch show with Ellie White. I’ve done bits of prosthetic work, and after three hours, I’m like, “Get this off my face, I’m suffocating.” And he does that as a living, and it’s only someone that has the patience of a saint that could deal with something like that. And Mark Hamill’s in it. AX: I don’t know if he’ll be back this year, but originally, the vampires were working for the Baron, an ancient vamp played by Doug Jones under major prosthetic makeup. Does anything more purely scream “friendship” than promoting someone’s unaired pilot from seven years ago? Advertisement. DEMETRIOU: Doug Jones is maybe the sweetest man I’ve ever met. DEMETRIOU: That it’s funnier, and sillier, and more filthy than Series 1. He’s worked for so many years, and popped up in so many different shows. Exclusive interview with WHAT WE DO IN SHADOWS actress Natasia Demetriou on Season 2 of the FX vampire series created by Jemaine Clement and Taiki Waititi So you’ve got the opulent settings of the house. AX: When Nadja’s husband Laszlo turns into a bat, he says, “Bat!”, and she just transforms quietly. At a party thrown by FX for the Television Critics Association (TCA) Winter 2020 press tour, Demetriou takes time to talk about what she does on WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS. AX: So are you in that, as well as writing it? Natasia Demetriou, Matt Berry Photo: Russ Martin (FX) Here’s what’s happening in the world of television for Wednesday, June 3. And I think that and the cold is the hardest thing. AX: I’m very glad that the firemen were there, that you appear unharmed, and know not to stand near candles anymore. AX: Did you have a live bat at any point on the set? (Awww.). DEMETRIOU: Yeah, maternal and a bit mad. I’ve done a lot with wall crawling, though. His ghost has turned up this season. It’s a really funny name. Joyelle Nicole Johnson Is an Abortion Rights Stan. Today on another episode of "Two Friends: A Nice Time Hanging Out with People Who Know Each Other Well," @theshadowsfx's @natasiademetriou and Mark Proksch got together to catch up from quarantine. I felt like I had to pinch myself, because I was so excited to be in a show of that caliber, on a show that level, with that production value, all that stuff that I never had before. It’s got two series, and they’re all on Channel Four in the U.K. Jamie was in Series 1 of FLEABAG. Top tip though: if you haven't seen the latest series of What We Do In The Shadows, it's highly recommended you do so before you press play on this as spoilers abound. DEMETRIOU: It makes me laugh a lot whenever we do wire work, all of us, especially when me, Matt, and Kayvan are on wires, because we are not the fittest of casts and we are not action actors. You\'ll receive the next newsletter in your inbox. And also, he plays kind of a straight character, but he is so funny, he’s so subtly a moron. DEMETRIOU: Yeah, it’s our sketch show. It’s a vampire comedy that’s a mockumentary, there’s period drama, and it’s also supernatural. 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DEMETRIOU: I do. They have an amazing stunt team, who are very, very good, and you practice it. The pair talked about their various quarantine projects and shared some funny stories from the set (mainly about people falling down), and Demetriou gave a shout-out to Proksch’s unaired 2013 pilot Good Morning Tri-State. Can you explain a little bit about this new sitcom? Clare is going to destroy the concept of toxic masculinity if it’s the last thing she does. Do you have a favorite piece of hopefully nonflammable wardrobe that you’ve gotten to wear? She is, as you will soon discover, an absolutely excellent human being. He’s an angel. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Last season, Nadja took pity on a mortal college student, played by Beanie Feldstein, and turned her into a vampire who had the surprising power of invisibility. On this week's Sunday interview special of Radio 1's Screen Time, Ali speaks to one of his favourite comic performers working today, the utterly amazing Natasia Demetriou… He can play that subtle meathead good-looking guy so well, and in real life, he’s so on it, and self-aware. PRIVACY POLICY & TERMS OF USE, Natasia Demetriou as Nadja in WHAT WE DO IN SHADOWS - Season 2, TV Review: THE BORGIAS - Season 1 - “Lucrezia's Wedding”. Natasia Demetriou as Nadja in WHAT WE DO IN SHADOWS – Season 2 – “Ghosts” | ©2020 FX/Russ Martin. Watch the full conversation on our IGTV. Natasia-Demetriou-Exclusive-Interview-What-We-Do-in-the-Shadows-Season-2, Natasia Demetriou as Nadja in WHAT WE DO IN SHADOWS – Season 2 – “Brain Scramblies” | ©2020 FX/Russ Martin.