In Part 2 of our conversation with D2 director Sam Weisman, he talks about wanting to kill himself after seeing the first edit, why Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is in the film, having to be the person to tell Melissa Etheridge she’d been cut from the movie, the crazy first test screening and much, much more.
Here are two quick shots from the trailer regarding the beach scene:
We talked about the America the Beautiful sequence in Episode 139 with J.A.C. Redford.
One of Sam’s proudest scenes, the locker room speech:
One of the most difficult scenes? The three-bar game between Wolf and Bombay:
Emilio’s hair as an homage to Pat Riley
Kareem just in the movie because Sam wanted to hang with him:
Thanks to @quackscuses93 for the #QuackQuestion. A special shoutout because her Twitter bio is “for kids who want to coach.”
Was any of the tension between the OG Ducks and New Team USA real off-screen? Were there any cliques that formed between the kids who had been there before? #QUACKQUESTIONS— Dani (@quackscuses93) May 19, 2019