“You don’t want to oversell it or underplay it, you just have to commit to it at that moment on set.”
David explained to try and get rid of any tension, he tried “speed dating” his co-star, detailing: “What I attempted to do, we asked a few questions to each other in a speed dating thing, and then we had to get into it.
“For Sam and Cat, they’re very experienced. They’ve been doing it for five years.
“If it’s someone there for the day, it’s going to be (a bit awkward) but I’ve done them before in other things, but in this age of growing awareness with #MeToo, relating to intimate scenes, people are trying to be more discretionary and sensitive to actors when they come to set.”
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