Laura Ramsey Does Not Hate Megan Fox
We have identified for some time now that Laura Ramsey deserves a break. A giant one. Keep in mind the pool scene in Mad Males? Us, too. Or these eyes poking by way of the again of Lords of Dogtown? Solely kinda? That is okay, as a result of the nonbelievers — Michael Bay amongst them, for our cash — get one other likelihood this weekend when the twenty-seven-year-old Wisconsin native stars in Center Males… as one of many Web’s first adult-film stars. However, critically, that is massive. For now.
ESQUIRE: So how do you, um, put together to play a porn star? Do you even have to?
LAURA RAMSEY: I sat down with Chris Mallick [upon whose life the film is based]. He let me into his world, and I picked aside his mind — to be taught extra in regards to the enterprise facet of it, not nearly porn and intercourse and all that. He additionally launched me to some women that he knew who truly did the net cyber-girl factor that my character Audrey Dawns does within the movie. And I did the identical factor with the ladies — and so they confirmed me their Websites, and what they really must do. They’re completely down-to-earth women, carrying sweatpants, simply telling me what they do for a residing.
ESQ: What was it like working with Luke Wilson and Giovanni Ribisi?
LR: Giovanni has all the time been considered one of my favourite actors of my technology — simply by watching him I’ve realized a lot. With Luke, I used to be a bit intimidated at first. Then I drank a Heineken with him.
ESQ: Talking of ingesting, how do you parlay The Actual Cancun right into a official appearing profession? Most individuals select to not do not forget that this sort of “reality-cinema” ever existed, however it’s exhausting to overlook.
LR: I do not suppose many individuals have truly seen it, which is a superb factor for me. I went again dwelling for some time, and I by no means actually talked about it, then moved out to California a pair months later. I feel with somewhat little bit of expertise and a extremely good supervisor — I suppose I might simply say luck.
ESQ: A pair months again, we humbly steered that you simply substitute Megan Fox within the new Transformers film. Clearly, Michael Bay wasn’t paying consideration, to us or your profession path. Any rivalry there?
LR: I might fortunately take her spot — I’ve all the time needed to do an enormous motion film — however on the similar time, I am pleased with how the place my path is taking me. There should be a cause I did not get it, so all the perfect for Megan Fox — I am positive she’s on to doing different nice issues in any case.
ESQ: Towards the tip Mad Males’s second season, you seem as Pleasure, this joyful, sexual spirit fulfilling the California-escape fantasy of Jon Hamm’s character. What was it like working with him? Him being Hamm.
LR: He is one of many nicest males I’ve ever met in my life. Whenever you go in and guest-star on a TV present, they have already got their household — everyone just about is aware of everyone, and everybody form of has that base already fashioned. So whenever you go into someone else’s dwelling, you are feeling somewhat bit uncomfortable at first, however he made me really feel so welcome. And the wardrobe was unbelievable.
ESQ: How unbelievable?
LR: Strolling into the wardrobe, the place they maintain all the things, it was like a lady’s dream. All of the classic attire you could possibly presumably think about, and so they’re all so stunning.
ESQ: You play plenty of California-type characters. Ever discover it exhausting to cowl up the Wisconsin accent?
LR: Typically after I get mad or I am crying in a scene, it is going to come out. However I feel since I’ve lived right here [in Los Angeles] for some time, it is form of disappeared by itself. However I can convey it again anytime.
ESQ: Like how?
LR: The one factor that I get made enjoyable of so much is — everyone right here in L.A. says bag, like, “Oh my god I like your purse…”
ESQ: You do not say beg, do you?
LR: I say beg. Like, a plastic beg.
ESQ: That is horrible.
LR: I say roof now, however I did say ruff. However after I go dwelling, it comes again out.