And there are different terms for it—huge ego, braggadocio, show-off—whatever you want to call it. You didn’t feel it but, looking back, I was like, man we were really poor. After the first album, which got good reviews, you made a second one. Was there something specific that your mom imbued in you that gave you confidence? I remember her thinking that everything I ever did was A-OK. She really knew how to string a couple of nickels together. So I called my dad and said, “If I go there, can you get me a job? I don’t know how good I am as an actor, but I’m a really good musician and singer (laughs). ” Bo gushed, “We met when he was making this movie.” John added, “It was 14 years ago, almost to the release of the movie, we met.I told her about this funny little movie, then I had to go promote it.” Vardalos graciously posed for the inevitable endless selfies – the New York junket corps are as bad as the Hollywood Foreign Press when it comes to fawning over celebrities – and finally announced, “I’m going to shuffle off now in my slippers.” As for Corbett, before exiting he said he was returning for the second season of the F/X comedy, “Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll.” “We’re shooting right now.” Corbett, who’s dated Bo Derek for more than a decade, was asked if there was any chance he’d change his mind about marriage and fatherhood.
EXCLUSIVE It’s taken 14 years but Nia Vardalos has finally made the follow up to her hit rom-com.
“I’m never going to say no again because I said no for so long, so I’m going instead to say this, ‘I’m open! “I think there’s a value to Jennifer Lawrence because she speaks to a generation and there’s a value to every age of woman on screen and I just can’t whine about it that there aren’t roles for women,” Vardalos told me.
As for the frustrating lack of good roles and stories of older women, she told me, “It’s maddening. If Sandra Bullock is trying to find a job imagine how hard it is for me?
The film’s stars, with the exception of Kazan and Constantine sadly, promoted “MBFGW2” Saturday afternoon at the luxe Mandarin Oriental hotel against the backdrop of a jaw-dropping view of Columbus Circle.
Vardalos and Corbett don’t look like they’ve aged a day since the first film.