For Jennifer Aniston, Apple TV + flagship series The Morning Show has always been more than just an acting role. And it’s not just because she was one of the producers. “This show was 20 years of therapy grouped into 10 episodes,” she told the LA Times in a new interview. “There were times when I was reading a scene and felt like an entire manhole had been removed from my back.
“ The Morning Show ” was “ Cathartic ”, for Jennifer Aniston
Playing host Alex Levy on The Morning Show was “cathartic,” Ms. Aniston said. It was “interesting to me how I always tried to normalize being fine and” everything is fine, you know, everything is normal “, and then there are times when you have your private blackout. “, she added. “To look at him from an actor’s brain observing and recognizing him, I had to look at him rather than pretend he doesn’t exist.
The actor said that “there have been times”, similar to the one depicted in episode two of the series, in which her character is falling apart while she is supposed to come out of a limousine at an awards ceremony held in his honor. Hers didn’t reach “that level of hysteria”, but there were “I don’t wanna go here”, “I don’t wanna step on the mat”, “I don’t want” moments. I don’t want to be seen, “I don’t want to be watched and everyone is going to talk about me and judge me”… it’s real, ”she said. “I loved being able to walk in and bend over without being ashamed of it.”
Filming for the second season of The Morning Show was halted in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It allowed writers, producers and actors to integrate the subject into the flagship product of Apple TV +.