DID YOU GIVE KEVIN ANY TIPS ON ‘BEING DAVID BECKHAM’? DID YOU GIVE HIM ANY DIRECTION?
“Kevin doesn’t need any tips. His comedy is all about observation, and he noticed all the little things that I don’t even know about myself. Kevin is so instinctive and spontaneous, and reacts in the moment. I had the best time working with Kevin, and had to stop myself from laughing the whole way through the shoot. Keeping a straight face was one of the hardest jobs I’ve done.”
Perhaps the former soccer pro didn’t give any direction, but according to Kevin Hart he did ask for two things: “He told me not to screw it up and he wished I was taller.”
David Beckham’s two – obviously extremely serious – wishes aside, there was one thing that didn’t get a boost during the shoot.
“Well, being photographed side by side with David Beckham doesn’t do anything for the ego,” says Kevin Hart.
HOW EASY WAS IT TO IMITATE DAVID?
“It was very easy. The thing that David and I have in common is sexiness. It comes naturally to me.”
Meeting on set and being photographed together weren’t Beckham and Hart’s first encounter. But it seems the two got to know each other a lot better during the days of filming.
TELL US ABOUT YOUR’S AND KEVIN’S RELATIONSHIP?
“I’ve met Kevin before and we got along. Anyone who follows him on Instagram knows that he’s as funny in his downtime as he is on stage or screen. He can get me laughing just with a look. For this shoot, it was really important that we already had a chemistry, so that the comedy feels real,” says David Beckham.
“The thing that David and I have in common is sexiness. It comes naturally to me.”
KEVIN HART ON HOW EASY IT WAS TO IMITATE DAVID BECKHAM.