Fez’s iconic new episode of Euphoria almost didn’t transpire, Angus Cloud has unveiled. His destiny could’ve been so a great deal worse! In an interview with GQ published yesterday (Jan. 10), the actor shared that creator Sam Levinson in the beginning planned to get rid of off the lovable drug vendor in the initially time. The good thing is, he modified his thoughts after looking at Cloud accomplish in the job.
“I don’t know, but seemingly, since they forged me off the road, I guess the character of Fezco was [never meant to stick around],” he explained. “I really don’t even know how. I under no circumstances observed that script. No one at any time explained to me.”
Cloud only acquired of Fez’s destiny many thanks to co-star Jacob Elordi, who knowledgeable him while the pair worked on production for the pilot episode.
“It was just one day when we were being filming the pilot that I believe Jacob explained to me, he was like, ‘Oh yeah, you didn’t know? Your character will get [imitates brains getting blown out],’” Cloud mentioned.
Cloud does not know how his death scene was intended to go down, but he thinks Sam “liked what I did” and ultimately determined to make Fez a recurring member of the cast in its place. Now, with the Time 2 launch, Fez has grow to be a fixture in the hit HBO teenager drama.
The 1st episode of Season 2 highlighted one of Euphoria‘s common throwback chilly opens, and this time, Fez was in the limelight. Cloud reveled in the working experience: “I was tremendous juiced up. Looking through that script, I was fired up for guaranteed.”
But — spoiler alert — in the scene at the very conclusion of the episode, Cloud was not far too pumped about having to bash Elordi’s head in. It was a difficult action sequence to shoot.
“It was a really hard scene to shoot, man. A large amount of broken bottles and a whole lot of unique actions,” he mentioned. “I was swinging my fist for like three hrs. My arm was sore as s–t, man. I swear to God, my full shoulder, just from swinging pretend air punches that weren’t even hitting something.”
Prior to leaving viewers in ready for Episode 2, Cloud teased a bit on Fez’s long term in the present, sharing that viewers will see his “innocence.” Could that be in reference to his new flame with Lexi (Maude Apatow)?
“I’m psyched for y’all to see how he form of arrives out of his hard shell a minor bit and he variety of exposes his softer side,” Cloud stated. “He may well be a yr older, but he had to act like an adult from this sort of a youthful age. his interior child is still in there and you get to see it occur out a little.”
Euphoria airs Sunday on HBO and HBO Max at 9 p.m. ET.
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