The ‘Wine Country‘ cast (Maya Rudolph, Paula Pell, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and Ana Gasteyer) appeared on Busy Tonight this Monday (May 13) for a super fun interview! Watch the videos below!
Amy Poehler and Seth Meyers had an in-depth conversation off-air for the Late Night With Seth Meyers Podcast. They talked about ‘Wine Country‘, behind the scenes stories from ‘SNL‘ and much more. Listen to the audio below!
Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph and Paula Pell were interviewed by The Advocate to talk about ‘Wine Country’. They discussed the lesbian storyline with Paula’s character in the movie and more. Read the full interview below!
Wine Country, the heartfelt Netflix comedy about female friendship through the years that was inspired by the real-life friendships of several Saturday Night Live alumnae, including its director, Amy Poehler, more than passes the Bechdel Test, which calls for two women in a movie to be in conversation with one another about something other than men. There’s no name yet for a film that stars primarily women in their 40s and 50s who talk mostly to other women and in which no men talk to each other — call it the Poehler Principle, perhaps.
Not only does Wine Country delve into the ins and outs of female friendship built up over decades, the only possibility for romance in the film — which juxtaposes the experiences of a couple of generations of women — occurs between women a generation apart. And Poehler and her collaborators are proud to have included those stories in their movie.
“It’s very cool to be talking to The Advocate about it,” Poehler says in a phone interview with costars Maya Rudolph and Paula Pell (the SNL writer and lesbian who penned the Poehler-Tina Fey starrer Sisters).
“What I’m very proud of is the only kind of love interest in the film or love story is between two gay women,” Poehler says. “There’s a lot of interesting dynamics of young and old, but also there’s no discussion about it. There’s no hiccup or hesitation or even discussion about it, and I find that’s still unusual, in comedies especially — that somebody’s sexuality isn’t their joke or isn’t their story.”
The cast of ‘Wine Country‘ shares the best wines to pair with life’s truly special moments. Watch the video below!
Amy Poehler, Ana Gasteyer, Maya Rudolph, Emily Spivey and Rachel Dratch sat down with BuzzFeed to play the BFF Game. Watch it below!
Amy Poehler was interviewed on ‘The View‘ this morning to promote ‘Wine Country’. She talked about Meghan Markle and Prince Harry also naming their son Archie; her Hillary Clinton impression on SNL, presenting the lifetime achievement award to Judge Judy, and much more. Watch the interview below!