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Hi everyone I'm Alexander -- or offer Fox News about -- -- dot com super excited with us today is John that you sound off.
Talking to us about ice -- continental drift.
Thank you so much for being there isn't likely to -- what's going on revue with ice -- how do you feel.
Coming back to doing this character.
Of -- animated.
-- crazy it's it's the real voice is the coolest thing you could ever do I mean.
You don't have to -- -- actors' egos and their -- of their problems you just can go into that studio.
-- -- you line until you get sick of it I I'm a perfectionist so I loved is going they're doing that -- voice until it just so perfect conditional right.
And and it's a blast and you just have the most -- have a -- -- -- bring -- not bring -- -- as often -- you -- -- -- before.
Was all of us say the franchise has grown incredibly quickly.
Your kids -- in the movie yes the I heard so tell me how that dynamic where being a father and and also having them acting and do you give them advice study with you in the Booth and -- -- your voice Julio.
I try to -- back into minimal you know I don't wanna Hannah Montana situation in my hands so we keep it to minimum like just voices.
You know they'll they'll face -- on campus.
And they think they watch me do it and they come in and they do it the screens the cries do extras.
The duel that little Jurassic character voices for the kids it is acting American -- -- that they've told you my daughter does you know.
What a 500 given her.
In all -- that fame is not everything that has crept cracked up to be that it's actually a lot of work in.
And try to put reality Terry had you know and we'll see what happens as I have what I go to a movie should -- make -- they come with me so they see how boring it is.
Every they have to give -- Friday and go there we all day long.
Are they is it hard for hunter -- or lions or get their lines right or -- -- -- extras so it's easy because all screams cries.
And the good -- living so they have little lot of it lot of stuff like -- no gosh.
Sure the other leg like you run chanting get it they're picking up the -- -- -- -- -- -- and I walked around for a month doing a British accent that you know.
And -- -- has talked like this hauled in a good morning daddy.
And to make and I go oh my god she is an actress this -- has a big a lot of big names Jennifer Lopez Queen Latifah.
-- recognize taking the red hot and then granny.
Is playing -- the highlights of my grandmother is Wanda -- one of the funniest comedians ever.
Enjoyed they are please mom mom another super funny lady.
Hey it's the greatest dysfunctional animated family ever met.
What's your favorite.
In this -- your -- -- part of them all of me your favorite line I love it when you gave.
The little necklace like -- -- charity actions like.
You know Julian Bond not being now cleanup and -- -- what's your favorite line in in the movie there is one.
I I love the moment where I I communicate all these little.
I -- people.
And the Kelly talked to each other in gibberish and mine and and I just love doing that so because it's all improvise and silly in this and you know you're doing -- what what the at the -- Folks who.
You know you get to a hip hop to a -- -- could have whatever and they look each is that like in when he and they understand that and then many respects me.
Do you go -- and practiced this before.
I got you got that just comes natural and -- get -- excited a lot of stuff comes naturally you gotta go home and and rapidly I was -- -- -- yet yet my personal affair was you and take where.
-- -- killed it yet.
To playing a character like this how do you get yourself into character.
And then you get out of character because they have other -- -- another movie Zapata credit.
Getting back into all these different people how do you prepped for that what.
You can't you -- really do one thing at a time and Ed you know like I did to take it was just that for months and I went to all the hospitals and I talked -- but he had.
Had some brain damaged and frontal lobe damage like my character in the -- and I spent time of the hospitals and they rehab hospitals with them and talking to them and and that's how I could McCarrick had a lot of research and -- really get into into it and and -- it Rosie we've -- we've -- a lot of stuff together -- -- we get along really great leaps -- alive with Brad -- -- big time director now.
We're doing Justin Timberlake and and Ben Affleck and this is his first movie and we just had a blast.
-- -- Rosie just improvised all that crazy relationship stuff and.
We took it to levels that we've never taken -- acting you it -- it -- it gets to comfort zone I've heard PBS.
Something like PBS coming up with you also the days that IC just -- I have a product right thirteenth.
-- PBS comes out details of the -- -- which is the making of getting -- -- to Broadway and all the shady stuff.
And -- on the handy gangster stuff that happens and theater that you never thought happened in theater.
What's harder for you to two feet there are tuned to an animated movie -- tax would be beyond.
While the hardest thing is theater.
And it it's.
Anything that's the hardest is always going to be the most rewarding so -- is the greatest thing ever but it is topics the Olympics have acting there's -- Cutting there's no editing to make you look good you can't just be interest in you -- really.
Bring it and people know it if you bring -- and -- and and people paying a lot of money -- you -- really give it everything you've got and it's it's a great challenge but.
It's beautiful connection I mean there's no other tech religion.
It's a religious experience for for the audience's applause from me knowing it without -- you bring it I know you bring in the audience makes -- -- they come there.
With everything -- bring -- they -- there's so ready.
To be transported and you just.
With a certain voice -- certain word you can -- -- we travel back in time we travel to different places.
Two different people and it's just me about myself and -- not know sets the scenery and we're all traveling with our imaginations it's a powerful -- powerful -- Some excited to talk to you again next time for the next ice age.
-- -- that -- front -- hang out actually Glasgow did but think he's -- much for joining us and I'm really excited fried if success and that of my eyes.
To look forward to having again some here with us -- -- I slept in the that's implicit.
So we'll catch you guys think there -- -- a thing about it.
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