‘The Wrong Missy’ Star Lauren Lapkus on What It Was Like to Work With David Spade on the Netflix Movie

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Netflix’s The Wrong Missy stars former Orange Is the New Black and Crashing actress Lauren Lapkus. The improv star was thrilled to work with one in all her comedy heroes, David Spade. Recently, Lapkus spoke about her expertise working with Spade on The Wrong Missy, which hit No. 1 on Netflix worldwide.

Lauren Lapkus is the stand-out efficiency in ‘The Wrong Missy’

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David Spade and Lauren Lapkus in The Wrong Missy | Katrina Marcinowski/NETFLIX

As the Los Angeles Daily News reviews, Lapkus kind of steals the present in The Wrong Missy. It’s a comparatively new idea coming from Adam Sandler’s Happy Madison Productions, which has historically trended in the direction of male-centric tales. The publication wrote:

Most Happy Madison productions characteristic guys — Sandler or his longtime comedy buddies — because the brokers of inappropriate habits. In The Wrong Missy, although, it’s Lapkus who will get the raunchiest traces and motion.

No doubt, the actress took some classes from her time on the improv stage to the set of The Wrong Missy.

34-year-old Lapkus is a giant title within the small, area of interest world of improv comedy. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Lapkus often carried out improv on the Upright Citizens Brigade stage in Los Angeles. (UCB has produced TV present favorites like The Good Place‘s D’Arcy Carden and Parks and Recreation‘s Ben Schwartz).

Lapkus on working with fellow solid member David Spade

The Wrong Missy lead instructed the Daily News in an interview that spending time on set (and off) with David Spade was “fun if surreal.”

Lapkus grew up watching Spade on Saturday Night Live and in his myriad roles in comedy films and TV exhibits. The actress names Spade as one in all her high three favourite SNL castmates.

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David Spade in 2016 | Christopher Polk/Getty Images

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“That was the main push behind me going to the audition, but once I really got into the material and got to do the movie it was so fun because this role is just so crazy,” she defined. Working with Spade appeared like a blast. Lapkus instructed the Daily News:

It was actually, actually cool to get to work with him. He’s simply so humorous, and he’s extraordinarily variety. We each are followers of The Bachelor so we’d watch it collectively on Monday nights whereas we had been filming.

While taking pictures The Wrong Missy, Spade, Lapkus, and complete solid shared a variety of laughs.

“We definitely had a lot of moments where we couldn’t stop laughing because things were so ridiculous,” Lapkus stated.

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Lauren Lapkus in 2019 | Dominik Bindl/Getty Images

‘The Wrong Missy’, produced by Adam Sandler, hits No. 1 on Netflix worldwide

Netflix confirmed The Wrong Missy as their No. 1 all the weekend after its launch. Lapkus confirmed her thanks on Instagram.

“Thank you for making #thewrongmissy the #1 movie in the world on @Netflix!” she wrote within the caption. “Unbelievable. It’s been so exciting for everyone who worked on the movie. Thank you for watching.”

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