In general, you do just go for it. You get your heart broken a little bit more, but the only way that they’ll see if they actually wanna work with you is if you can just let your weirdness out and be like, “This is what I would bring to the character, which is my own specific brand of weird.” It’s terrifying, but I think it ultimately pays off, if you connect. Mikaela, who didn’t think Bremer would win, now finds herself … That includes Mikaela, a PR maverick played by Crazy Ex-Girlfriend alum Vella Lovell. In school, I was like, “I’m gonna be a serious dramatic actress.” I just keep finding myself in the funniest, weirdest rooms and I’m so grateful for it. I’m surrounded by legends.” It’s been pretty wild, for sure. Honestly, I grew in a lot of ways. Vella Lovell on Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, The Big Sick, and Heather’s Future in West Covina By Jackson McHenry @McHenryJD On Friday night’s episode of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, … The fan base for Crazy Ex-Girlfriend is small, but very intense and very loyal and mighty. It’s like theater, but you’re in a conversation with the audience and you’re constantly being like, “Oh, what did these people like?” With Crazy Ex, because it was so underground, Rachel [Bloom] and Aline [Brosh McKenna] and all of the writers really paid attention to what people were responding to. Playing the role of the sarcastic neighbor Heather Davis in the comedy-drama series Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. And then, in terms of our characters, I’ve been looking at it like Neil is Mikaela’s weird uncle, or something like that, that she’s teaching how Instagram works and what the internet is and what he can’t say right now. I still don’t think I’m actually on [the show]. Mike wasn’t actually at that audition. Then, I’ll be like, “Oh, I guess I got the job,” a year later. Ted, as a person, is exceptionally kind, in a way that’s just crazy, but it’s really real. LOVELL: Yeah. VELLA LOVELL: Ted had been attached to it for a minute, but I had no idea about Holly. Vella Lovell as seen in January 2017 (Vella Lovell / Instagram) Best Known For. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend is an American romantic musical comedy-drama television series that premiered on October 12, 2015 on The CW and ran for four seasons, ending on April 5, 2019. It’s still on Netflix, so in 2025 people would be like, “Whoa, what were they doing?”. She’s just been focused on literally building her resume, and then with maybe hoping to get a job at Buzzfeed or Refinery 29. It opens the door for us to talk about so many hilarious things and get to make fun of Los Angeles in a fun way that pokes fun at it. What is it like to actually have to go through the process of auditioning for a comedy like this, where you have to try to be funny in an awkward situation like that, with a room full of strangers that you’re auditioning for? It’s not a movie that you shot in a bubble, and then gave it to the world, but you’re removed from it when people experience it. LOVELL: That’s a good question. I feel like everyone is pretty good at keeping a straight face, but I’ve definitely broken quite a few times. It is a living, breathing thing. Also, what she learned from her time on The CW's 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.'. Biography. LOVELL: It’s like the beginning of a relationship where you’re like, “I don’t wanna be too intense, but I also wanna tell them that I like them.” It’s a total dance. In the first episode, she’s like, “I literally did this. By the end, it was just a total conversation with the people who watch the show. When something like that gets presented to you, does it make you even more nervous to actually read the script because even if it totally sucked, you’d probably still want to do it just to work with all of them? I do. Is there just a sense of fun and playfulness that’s always present? And then, for the second one, I was like, “Don’t blow this. She’s so ambitious, but she just did not see herself in politics, at all, and she’s having to grapple with that a little bit. The first person that I read with, I was so nervous and was the opposite of funny. I was not emotionally prepared for this. I don’t know. I definitely believe, very strongly, in having a good sense of humor in life. Bild 93 von Crazy Ex-Girlfriend von 159 verfügbare Bilder von FILMSTARTS.de. "Be gentle with yourself," Lovell tells Health. Mean Girls was so important to all of us and it was wild being in the room with her. LOVELL: Normally, I’m like, “It’s not me,” but honestly, it could be me. She rolls her eyes at him, but I also think she respects him, in a way that grows over the season. Sometimes it’s really hard to not laugh, which honestly, right now, is such a blessing. There has been such a sense of lightness and joy. I feel like I actually know a lot of them now, by name. Kiernan Shipka Weighs In, 'WandaVision' Songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez on What Decade was the Hardest, 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina': Jaz Sinclair Discusses That Big Roz Reveal, Christina Radish's Best TV of 2020, from 'The Flight Attendant' to 'Ted Lasso'. Sie wurde durch ihre Rolle als Heather Davis in der Comedy-Serie Crazy Ex-Girlfriend international bekannt. We started doing this show before the pandemic started, and obviously did not see that coming, but I think it provides a doorway into talking about so many things. There’s affection there, but there’s also a lot of, “Oh, my God, I can’t believe this is my job and I have to babysit this guy sometimes.” So far, it’s going back and forth between those two places. Vella Lovell ist bekannt für Filme wie The Big Sick, Die Hochzeit meiner Ex und Serien wie Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, She-Ra und die Rebellen-Prinzessinnen, Friends-In-Law. LOVELL: Oh, my God, these are such good questions, by the way. What have you enjoyed about developing the relationship between your characters? I think it’s incredibly important. It’s hard to keep a straight face, for sure. Lovell isn’t a household name yet (yet) but anyone who watched the musical rom-com Crazy Ex-Girlfriend knows why she should be.As Heather Davis, … Consider this image the answer to that cliffhanger ending in 2018's 'Halloween.'. Flourish! LOVELL: My first audition was with the casting director and I was really like, “Oh, I’m not gonna get this.” I have way more fun when I don’t think it’s real. Vella’s versatility hasn’t gone unnoticed by fans, colleagues, and critics although comedic roles have become a bit if a sweet spot for her. In Deutschland wurde die Serie vorrangig von Netflix ausgestrahlt. (Jeez!) Do you think it helps make it more relatable for audiences? That’s what I’m hoping people get out of watching it, that sense of giggliness that we’ve had making it. It makes people want to act off of him even more because you really enjoy him, as a person. It’ll be fun to try and to get to do a couple scenes for the audition.” So, getting it was super surreal. 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Bild 85 von Crazy Ex-Girlfriend von 159 verfügbare Bilder von FILMSTARTS.de. You have to really step up.” That second time I went in, I felt way more relaxed and made [the casting director] do a half-chuckle and I was like, “Okay, I’m good.” My goal was just to get a little smile or chuckle out of her. I think of her as an Instagram influencer meets AOC. Finden Sie perfekte Stock-Fotos zum Thema Vella Lovell sowie redaktionelle Newsbilder von Getty Images. What’s gonna be really fun and satisfying about the show is there are at least six different characters that are completely different and coming at it from completely different angles, but they’re all trying to like work for the city. What? I still feel like it’s gonna be one of those shows that people keep discovering. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and Mr. Mayor star Vella Lovell's personal mantra is super simple—but undeniably powerful. I think it’s a fun relationship to play with, but then it’s always fun when you start out thinking someone’s less capable than they are. Obviously, you’re all professionals and you show up and go to work, but when you’re making a comedy, is the atmosphere on set different? Entdecke dieses Bild von Staffel 3 der Serie Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. You can really connect with people and be like, “Yeah, we heard what you like and what jokes landed, and what you wanna have come back.” In that way, it was really special and it spoiled me. (Ugh!) I definitely was not expecting to be surrounded by such hilarious people, constantly. Having worked at Collider for over a decade (since 2009), her primary focus is on film and television interviews with talent both in front of and behind the camera. As he tries to figure out what that means, he’ll have to turn to his biggest critic (Holly Hunter), his chief of staff (Vella Lovell), his chief strategist (Mike Cabellon), his director of communications (Bobby Moynihan) and even his teenage daughter (Kyla Kenedy), in order to stay relevant and navigate all of the things that come his way. For two seasons, Vella's character Heather has been the fan favorite/ standout … It’s gonna be four months, and then I’ll have a little political flavor on my resume.” I think she was genuinely counting on him losing. There’s a lot to mine there for hilarity. Christina Radish is a Senior Reporter at Collider. Ted was there, and Kyla [Kenedy] and Mike. The go-to source for comic book and superhero movie fans. Mr. Mayor airs on NBC on Thursday nights. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and Mr. Mayor star Vella Lovell's personal mantra is super simple—but undeniably powerful for bringing stress levels down. I did not set out to be a comedian. She is active on both Twitter and Instagram. Me and Mike Cabellon’s character are together a lot, so for that audition, they were seeing us in pairs to see if we had good chemistry and could bounce off each other. She earns a decent amount of money and amassed an impressive net worth throughout her incredible career. She currently portrays Heather Davis on The CW musical comedy " Crazy Ex-Girlfriend ". Vella Lovell Lyrics "The Moment Is Me" (from "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (Season 3)" soundtrack) [Heather:] What does the future hold? As a Singer. What did you learn from your time on that show? In Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, she stars opposite Rachel Bloom and Vincent Rodriguez. We can literally go anywhere because we’re supposed to be running the city of Los Angeles. Everyone in the cast has made me laugh so hard. I think they saw people for four months, in New York and L.A., and at that audition, I read with two different people. GET THE SONG: https://lnk.to/cxg3 The Moment Is Me Starring Vella Lovell Written by Adam Schlesinger, Rachel Bloom, Jack DolgenHEATHER:Oh GodDo I have to sing an inspirational musical theater song now?I just can’t…WHAT DOES THE FUTURE HOLD?WHAT WILL TOMORROW BRING ME?Ugggg…WHAT STORY WILL BE TOLD?WHAT SONG IS GONNA SING ME?Jeez…THIS IS MY TIME TO SHINESTEP OUTTA THE LINETHROW OPEN ALL THE WINDOWS.MIGHT BE AN UPHILL CLIMBBUT I JUST GOTTA FINDWHAT’S AT THE END…Please don’t make me say this…OF THIS RAINBOOOOOW....‘CAUSE THE CLOCK JUST KEEPS ON TICKINGIT DOESN’T CARE THAT TIME GOES BY–what?-- THE CLOCK KNOWS ITS DESTINYSO WHY DON’T I? I feel like all of those shows have very different senses of humor, but I really appreciate all of them. And then, the second audition I did, Tina was in the room and I think I passed out. Rachel Bloom, Donna Lynne Champlin, Vella Lovell & Gabrielle Ruiz Lyrics "Let's Generalize About Men" (from "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (Season 3)" soundtrack) [Valencia:] Right now, we're angry and sad [Heather:] It's our right to get righteously mad [Paula:] At every member of the opposite sex [Rebecca:] Oh god, we hate them! Posted on December 7, 2017 Vella Lovell plays Heather in "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" — but the charming New Mexico native is more than just the comic relief. With Holly, because I’m used to seeing her as this incredibly serious, intense character actress, which she is, she’s applying that same intensity to this role and it’s so funny. She certainly seems like somebody who is ambitious, so what is it that made her agree to be a part of this campaign, in the first place? 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The series was created by Rachel Bloom and Aline Brosh McKenna and stars Bloom in the lead role as Rebecca Bunch, a lawyer who moves from New York City to West Covina, California to pursue her ex from high school camp. Vella sang her first song California Christmastime on the show Crazy Ex-Girlfriend in 2015. Bobby Moynihan is truly comedy gold, and some of the stuff he does, just thinking about it, I’m laughing, so I have to really focus and not look at him. In that way, it really like taught me how special TV can be, especially right now. Vella Lovell - "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" Entdecke dieses Bild von Staffel 3 der Serie Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. The world is falling apart and is pretty intense right now, but there’s been such a sense of joy to get to go to work. Just getting to evolve with the character and have them change and be in different situations taught me so much. So, I might be the one to break first. September 1985 in Riverside, Kalifornien) ist eine US-amerikanische Schauspielerin. Even just reading the scripts, anytime I get a new script, I’m like, “How do they come up with this?” It just hits your funny bone, again and again and again, and I just hope that’s what people get out of watching it. I think it also provides a platform for all of these different people coming together. They all have a common goal, but it’s a total hodgepodge of characters. And I would say that all of those shows just have that, inherently, and I really subscribe to that. Mr. Mayor star Vella Lovell discusses NBC's quirky new comedy, working with Ted Danson, auditioning for Tina Fey, and The CW's Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. I really connect to just having to laugh, right now and always. Do you feel like that’s the type of comedy and that you’re personally drawn to and that you respond to the most? LOVELL: I think Mikaela was like, “It’s gonna look really great on my resume.” She probably took the job because she was pretty sure he wasn’t gonna win. She was his campaign manager, and then, all of a sudden, he names her chief of staff and she’s like, “Wait, what?” She literally was not thinking that she would be in local politics. She was probably like, “This is gonna be great. As an actress whose career path involved the digital community, she hasn’t abandoned the internet. Wählen Sie aus erstklassigen Inhalten zum Thema Vella Lovell in höchster Qualität. # MantraMonday FULL STORY: https://rb.gy/ctq8nr From show creators Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, the NBC comedy series Mr. Mayor follows retired businessman Neil Bremer (Ted Danson), who runs for mayor of Los Angeles on a whim, and then wins the race. I think I’m only gonna believe it when it’s on TV and actually happening. What story will be told? 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