Trent Crimm, The Independent: Ted Lasso star says character’s arc made him ‘cry’

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James Lance, actor behind ted lassoTrent Krim has opened up about his emotional reaction to reading the script for the show’s third season.

fantasy sports reporter for Independent The latest series sees an expansion of his role, Which was released on Apple TV+ in March.

“In season three, Trent is really starting to relax, let down his defenses and feel part of the game,” Lance, 47, said. Diversity In a new interview.

“And then there was also my experience as James Lance, had just come in, to spend a lot of time on set with these guys. I’m the new boy on the block. So, a lot of emotions were flying for the character and for me.

In series three, Trent becomes a series regular, sadly having to quit his job. Independent to go freelance and write a book about the show’s fictional Premier League football club AFC Richmond.

Lance revealed that he had talks with the show’s star and co-creator, jason sudeikis47, “changed the course” of his life while filming the first season.

“I told him, ‘That’s why I think Trent is the way he is. I think he grew up with a strict father.’ And then Jason said to me, ‘Well, you know what, this series is about bad fathers?’ We just had this little conversation and I’m saying that I don’t think Trent is living the life he wants to live. It went on for about three minutes. And on reflection, it definitely made me and Trent Krim Changed life

James Lance in ‘Ted Lasso’

(Apple TV+)

Lance said that he later received a text from Sudeikis telling him that Trent would reappear in season two, but would emerge as a really big character in season three.

“The truth is that I cried. And I said to my wife, ‘Read this.’ And she read it and she burst into tears,” Lance said. “But we didn’t know much more than that. All we knew was that there were plans for Trent Krim, which means there were plans for me as an actor.

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While the creative team behind the show includes Writer Brett Goldstein (Roy Kent), has opened up about the comedy running for three seasons, with no official word on whether the latest episode, released May 31, will be the series finale.

Brendan Hunt, from left, Jason Sudeikis and Brett Goldstein in ‘Ted Lasso’

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Sudeikis told this to the fans in a recent interview: “This is the end of the story we wanted to tell, which we hoped to tell, which we loved to tell.

“The fact that people want more and are more eager than what they don’t know yet — this being season three — is flattering.”

He continued: “Maybe all the episodes of the season at once [have been released], they say, ‘Man, you know what, we got it, we’re fine. We don’t need anymore, we got it.’ But until that time comes, I’d appreciate curiosity beyond what I’ve come up with so far.

Reading Independentfour star review of ted lasso season three here.

ted lasso Available to stream in full on Apple TV+.