Tony Shalhoub Talks PAIN AND GAIN and GALAXY QUEST

Posted April 26, 2013 by Rick in Movie News


Pain & Gain is a new action comedy starring Mark Wahlbeg, Dwayne Johnson and Anthony Mackie.  This film was based on a true story about three personal trainers who get carried away in a criminal enterprise that has a bad ending.  The cast includes Ed Harris, Tony Shalhoub, Rob Corddry, Rebel Wilson and Bar Paly also star.  It is also based on a magazine article by Pete Collins, with a screenplay by Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely and produced by Donald DeLine, Michael Bay and Ian Bryce.

Pain and Gain also stars Rebel Wilson,  Tony ShalhoubEd HarrisRob CorddryKen Jeong, and Bar Paly.

Last week at the Miami press junket Tony Shalhoub did an interview.  He spoke about what it was like to work with Michael Bay, how he felt about the story being based on true events, the work that was given by all actors and much more.  He also noted that he’s a huge fan of Galaxy Quest.

Here’s the interview:

Tony Shalhoub:

  • Galaxy Quest talk. Also was the original cut rated R?
  • How all the performances were great
  • When he heard the story did he originally think it was all made up
  • What was it like working with Michael Bay