It seems, Paul talks to Jimmy about extra than simply potatoes. Harrison Ford might put on his private fedora on Shrinking, but it surely was Jason Segel‘s love for a jumpsuit that piqued his curiosity off set.
“Jason would present up in these nearly on daily basis,” costume designer Allyson Fanger solely advised Us Weekly. “Harrison was identical to, ‘What’s taking place? Like, what are you sporting?’ As a result of Harrison’s kinda like, he’s a traditionalist, he’s an older man. He’s acquired nice type, however he was identical to, ‘Why are you sporting [that]?’”
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To shock each Ford, 80, and Segel, 43, director Randall Keenan Winston requested Fanger if she may discover a matching outfit for the Star Wars actor.
“As a result of Harrison’s response to Jason and the jumpsuits was so humorous, Randall got here as much as me and he was like, ‘Are you able to get one for Harrison?’ And I used to be like, ‘What? OK,’” she recalled. “So then Harrison walked by me, I used to be like, ‘Harrison, you need a type of?’ And he goes, ‘Are you able to get it in pink?’”
Fanger went on to just do that — with out Segel realizing.
“We acquired one and we dyed it pink. After which I put it in his trailer one morning with a tag on it that stated, ‘That is your costume for at present.’ I simply put it in there after which he got here out with it on. He was all excited,” Fanger advised Us. “After which acquired in his golf cart.”
In accordance with Fanger, Ford “would all the time drive round in his golf cart.” And on today, he sped away to seek out the place Segel and costar Michael Urie have been filming.
“Loopy driving throughout,” she joked. “And I used to be like, ‘They’re over right here.’ So we went over to the place they have been capturing and he simply waited for Jason. Jason and Michael have been doing a scene the place they have been strolling out of a constructing. And so Harrison simply went out and stood leaning subsequent to a pole, a pillar or no matter. In order that when Jason and Michael got here out, they only noticed him standing there in his pink jumpsuit.”
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Naturally, the prank was successful. “[Jason] began dying laughing after which Harrison pretended to tug it off and drove away in his golf cart,” she famous. “It was fairly early on [in production].”
The Windfall actor advised his personal model of the story throughout an look on The Late Present With Stephen Colbert on January 24.
“You modify in wardrobe fairly quick. I used to be losing quite a lot of time selecting out outfits as a result of I wish to look good. And so I made a decision I used to be going to begin sporting jumpsuits to work. You realize, like an actual tradesman. However I used to be type of rooster about it so I made a decision I might get there half-hour earlier than work so nobody would see me. I needed to get used to it,” Segel defined on the time. “So I confirmed up and Harrison Ford was ready exterior my trailer to run strains. He saved eyeing my jumpsuit. I noticed it taking place. He was side-eying me. After which I stated, ‘You my jumpsuit Harrison?’ And he stated, ‘I certain am child.’ And I felt actually embarrassed, like I had been somewhat emasculated or one thing by Harrison Ford.”
However by the subsequent day, Ford was in his scorching pink jumpsuit and the 2 posed for a photograph collectively. “He was like, ‘You and me, we’re on this collectively,’” Segel recalled. “So now we’re greatest associates.”
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The candy second led to the proper wrap present for the solid and crew: jumpsuits for all.
“You realize Harrison Ford’s character? Paul says ‘woof,’” Fanger advised Us. “We acquired somewhat fuel station [patch], like somewhat oval the place a reputation tag is on a visitor. Like a boiler go well with. And it stated ‘woof.’”
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Shrinking, which has formally been renewed for season 2, additionally stars Jessica Williams, Lukita Maxwell, Christa Miller, Luke Tennie, Ted McGinley and Devin Kawaoka. A brand new episode drops weekly on Apple TV+ and the season 1 finale airs on March 24.