The Summer season I Turned Fairly‘s Sean Kaufman and Rain Spencer place confidence in Steven and Taylor’s romance — regardless that the fictional couple wasn’t explored within the guide sequence.
“I feel [they can go the] distance. We’re going for pace,” Kaufman, 23, joked throughout an unique interview with Us Weekly carried out forward of the continued WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes. “I feel Steven and Taylor work very well collectively.”
The Prime Video sequence, which relies on the books written by Jenny Han, stunned followers by having Steven and Taylor discover their emotions following their season 1 makeout. For Kaufman, it was thrilling to see how far the characters have come because the sequence debuted.
“A variety of the primary season was this dream picture of summer time, of the seashore home [and] of all this nice stuff. It comes crashing down throughout season two and for lots of the characters it’s a second of reflection,” he detailed. “[They] look to your left and look to your proper and see who’s nonetheless there subsequent to you.”
The actor famous that Steven and Taylor’s connection has stood the check of time.
“One thing that Steven realizes is that since he was 5 years outdated, since he was 8 years outdated, since he was 12 years outdated, Taylor was at all times there,” Kaufman continued. “You ask if it’s sustainable, I’d prefer to assume that Taylor can be by his aspect it doesn’t matter what. I don’t know what the long run holds, however I do know that she’s been there and I do know he’d like her to be there for properly previous what his age is now.”
Spencer, 24, was additionally thrilled to see Taylor’s emotions for Steven get reciprocated in season 2.
“Like Sean stated, they grew up collectively. So no less than in Taylor’s standpoint, she has beloved this particular person in each single one among his dorky, bizarre and awkward phases,” she shared with Us. “She’s simply undeniably in awe of this particular person rising up. It’s like when you love somebody in each single stage that they’ve had of their life, that doesn’t go away.”
In response to Spencer, having Han, 42, on set helped each her and Kaufman develop their onscreen bond.
“We had like a number of conversations with Jenny and [she has] such a transparent image in her head. She’s so good at navigating this world and making it so utterly relatable,” she defined. “[Season 2 was about] increasing on her emotions and the way she’s actually felt about Steven rising up and her total life. I simply felt grateful to get a possibility to specific that and to see what’s really happening and play it out.”
In the meantime, Kaufman referred to as his collaboration with Spencer “tremendous releasing” since Steven and Taylor’s roles are a lot smaller within the guide sequence.
“I do know for me, Steven probably not being within the books takes some stress off my again. It permits me to essentially put who I feel I’m into this character vs. making an attempt to possibly be one thing I’m not,” he famous. “I feel when it comes to Steven and Taylor’s arc collectively, it was a bit releasing [when] no person even is aware of it’s coming. There’s no expectation so I’ve enjoyable with this scene accomplice I’ve.”
Kaufman gushed about attending to work with Spencer, including, “It was the very best factor ever. Rain is just like the sweetest particular person and one of the crucial proficient actors I’ve ever had the prospect to fulfill. So simply having the prospect to work together with her was extraordinarily wonderful. But in addition choosing her mind about scenes and getting to construct an arc was a gorgeous unity that I beloved.”
In response, Spencer stated there was “no higher particular person” she would need to act reverse. In the course of the joint interview, Kaufman and Spencer additionally weighed in on which Taylor Swift music they want to see in a future scene for Steven and Taylor as Swift has turn out to be a staple for the sequence. The duo picked Swift’s “You Belong With Me” as the right observe for his or her characters.
The Summer season I Turned Fairly has been renewed for season 3.