Transcript of Interview with Jared Padalecki, Part I
Transcript of Interview with Jared Padalecki, Part I
John Kubicek
John Kubicek
Senior Writer, BuddyTV
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In preparation for this, we asked a bunch of the fans of Supernatural at BuddyTV to submit their questions for you.

Alright, alright.

The first one is Caryn from Long Island. She wants to know, lately you've been doing a lot of this horror genre, such as Supernatural, House of Wax, or Friday the 13th. Are there any other genres that you'd be interested in or that you'd like to explore?

Caryn, that's a fantastic question, and there are tons of other genres that I'd love to explore. For instance, westerns. I don't know if I'm really funny, so I don't know if I'd do a comedy, but I guess I'd take it if it was offered to me. It's sort of a mixture of what the industry is doing with what comes your way. With the strike happening, our show, instead of finishing on April 4, is now finishing on April 29. And we're coming back, now that we got picked up for a fourth season, we're coming back July 2, so we have this very short window. I sort of got pilot scripts from my agents, who are like, "Listen, these are the scripts you can do. There are 40 different movies shooting this summer, and due to time constraints you can only do four or five." Luckily, I'm a big fan of the Friday the 13th movies anyway, so I was like, "I can do this? I'd love to meet with somebody." So I met with people on the movie. I've had a lot of fun doing the horror genre, sort of supernatural genre, but I'd absolutely love to branch out.

Our second question is actually from France, speaking of the worldwide global fanbase the show has. From Isabel, she just wants to know what scene or episode are you most proud of, and what was most difficult for you as an actor?

Ooh, Isbael, that is a great question. What am I most proud of? You know what, I think I'm pretty proud of the episode, both "Heart" from season 2 and "Mystery Spot" from this season, just because I worked really hard on those. I've seen "Heart," but I haven't even seen "Mystery Spot" yet, because in the whole strangeness of things I have to find the right zone to watch myself. I'm a fan of the show, but sometimes I just don't want to see myself, so I have to watch at the right instance. They were both tough episodes, they were both really Sam-heavy episodes. We have episodes that really concentrate on Dean, we have episodes that really concentrate on Sam, and some on both, and those are both Sam-heavy episodes, so by the nature of, I was working very hard.

Those I'd say I'm probably the most proud of, because I worked the hardest on them, but also, the hardest one for me to film was "Heart," because of the sex scenes. In the back of your head you're like, "Man, I got a love scene in a couple days. I've had a girlfriend for three and a half years, and I'm going to be laying in bed with a good looking girl." But my girlfriend -- who is now my fiancee, we got engaged in France -- she was great about it. She was really supportive of me and the show, but it just feels weird walking around in your underwear around people that you've known for three years. That was a strange episode.

Finally, I asked the same question to Jensen, so I'll ask it to you: what is the most embarrassing story you can tell us about Jensen?

Oh man, there are probably some great ones. I wish I had something more specific. Jensen's pretty well in charge of his faculties, so to speak, so I don't know, but I'm sure there's something embarrassing. Nothing I can think of off the top of my head, but obviously there are times when he's got big chunks of food in his mouth and I'm like, "Dude, clean your grill." Or he's got his pants zipped down. I did this thing the other day where I was like, "Hey, are you afraid of heights?" And just without looking he reached down and zipped his pants up, cause of the whole, "Are you afraid of heights? Your zipper is!" Anyway, just sort of run of the mill embarrassing things. Nothing super embarrassing like splitting my pants on camera. I'll have to get him back for that.

OK, thank you very much.
Thanks man.

-Interview conducted by John Kubicek

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