Adam Brody and Alia Shawkat by Uinterview

The Oranges costars Adam Brody and Alia Shawkat found the best part of filming to be spending time with older co-stars Hugh Laurie, Leighton Meester, Catherine Keener, Oliver Platt and Allison Janney. “I remember we have this one early dinner table scene, which took all day, but every main cast member is in it,” Brody told Uinterview exclusively. “And it took the whole day to film, so we’re all at this table together for the entire day, and that was just — we’ve got a lot of outsized, really warm, really funny personalities so it was just kind of a joy.”

But big personalities didn’t mean frosty set — quite the contrary. “Everyone is a very strong character in real life, as well, so on set it was always a very high-energy hanging out; either it was Oliver showing me an app and telling me funny stories from theater days or hearing Allison’s laugh; she has such an awesome laugh,” Shawkat told Uinterview. “Everyone was just so charming.”

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