Jude Law Needs A Costume Change Before Ice Skating Again


>>Stephen: JON BATISTE AND
STAY HUMAN, EVERYBODY! ( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE )
WOW. WOW. WELCOME BACK, EVERYBODY. MY FIRST GUEST IS AN ACADEMY AND
TONY AWARD-NOMINATED ACTOR. HE NOW PLAYS THE YOUNG
POPE IN HBO’S “THE YOUNG POPE.”>>THE MOST PRESSING ISSUE IS MY
NEED FOR A CUP OF AMERICAN COFFEE. YOU CAN MAKE ME ONE, YOUR
EMINENCE?>>CERTAINLY.>>I DIDN’T ASK HIM. I ASKED YOU.>>IT WOULD BE A PLEASURE AND AN
HONOR FOR ME TO BRING YOU COFFEE, YOUR HOLINESS.>>THANK YOU, YOUR EMINENCE.>>IT’S MY DUTY, BLESSED FATHER.>>Stephen: PLEASE WELCOME
JUDE LAW. ♪ NA-NA-NA, HEY JUDE
♪ NA-NA-NA, HEY JUDE ( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE )
>>WOW!>>Stephen: WELCOME BACK.>>THANK YOU.>>Stephen: NICE TO SEE YOU
AGAIN. THERE’S MY “HEY JUDE.” DID YOU THINK THAT SONG WAS
ABOUT YOU AS A CHILD?>>STUPIDLY.>>Stephen: DID YOU REALLY?>>THANK GOODNESS I WAS NAMED
AFTER A GREAT SONG. CAN YOU IMAGINE BEING NAMED
AFTER A REALLY BAD SONG?>>Stephen: YEAH, YEAH. NAMING YOUR CHILD “FREE BIRD.” YOU’RE THE YOUNG POPE. SHOULD I KISS YOUR RING?>>THAT MEANS SOMETHING VERY
DIFFERENT IN THE U.K.>>Stephen: WHAT DOES IT MEAN
IN THE U.K.?>>DON’T SAY THAT– DON’T EVEN–
DON’T SAY THAT TO PEOPLE IN ENGLAND. THE RING, THE SORT OF HOLY RING
OF THE REAR IS WHAT IT MEANS IN THE U.K.>>Stephen: WHAT CHAWSER
CALLED THE NE-EYE. YOU WERE HERE IN JUNE THIS PAST
YEAR, AND WE HAD A LOVELY TIME TOGETHER. WHAT HAVE YOU BEEN DOING SINCE
THEN?>>NOTHING.>>Stephen: REALLY? YOU CAN EXPLAIN– CAN YOU
EXPLAIN WHAT IS GOING ON HERE?>>WELL, NO, I HAD A WONDERFUL
TRIP– I LIVE IN LONDON. I HAD A TRIP BACK TO NEW YORK
WITH MY FAMILY. AND WE HAD A GREAT
PRE-CHRISTMAS– IT WAS THE FIRST SNOWFALL. WE WERE THERE THAT WEEKEND, AND
WE WENT ICE SKATING.>>Stephen: NECESSARY CENTRAL
PARK?>>CENTRAL PARK. AND I ASSUMED– I ICE SKATED
WHEN I WAS 13, 14, AND I THOUGHT IT WAS LIKE RIDING A BIKE. I WAS QUITE GOOD THEN BECAUSE I
WAS 13, 14. SOY TOOK THE KIDS AND I GOT OUT
THERE. I WAS AWFUL.>>Stephen: HOW OLD ARE YOU
NOW?>>44.>>Stephen: 44, SO 30 YEARS
LATER YOU WENT, “YEAH, JUST STRAP ON THE ICE SKATES. IT WILL BE FINE. HOW HARD COULD IT BE?>>I’LL TELL YOU HOW HARD THE
FLOOR IS.>>Stephen: YOU HAD
ARTHROSCOPIC SURGERY ON YOUR ANKLE? IT’S A DARING CHOICE TO WEAR
PANTS WITH THE CROTCH DOWN TO THE KNEE.>>IT DIDN’T GIVE ME MAXIMUM
MOVEMENT. IT WAS FUN. I’VE BEENITE SKATING AND THAT’S
WHAT I’VE BEEN DOING.>>Stephen: SINCE JUNE. THAT’S NICE. YOU LIVE IN LONDON AND YOU’RE
ONLY HERE FOR WORK.>>I CAME FOR PLEASURE AND WORK. YEAH, I LOVE NEW YORK. I COME AS OFTEN AS I CAN.>>Stephen: DID YOU ACTUALLY
SHOOT “THE YOUNG POPE” ON LOCATION IN ROME?>>I LIVED IN ROME FOR SEVEN
MONTHS. WE FILMED IN AROUND THE VATICAN,
NOT IN THE VATICAN.>>Stephen: THEY WOULDN’T LET
YOU?>>NO, BUT THEY WERE INCREDIBLY
HELPFUL.>>Stephen: THEY MIGHT. YOU NEVER KNOW.>>THEY OWN– I HEARD A THIRD OF
ROME. SO A LOT OF THE PALAWSUITOS, THE
PRIVATE GARDENS WERE VATICAN OWNED. AND WE DID SOME WORK AT THE
STUDIOS WHERE WE RECONSTRUCTED TO SCALE THE SISTINE CHAPEL AND
THE PRIVATE OFFICES OF THE POPE.>>Stephen: THE LAST PERSON TO
DO THAT WAS MICHELANGELO. ABSOLUTELY TO SCALE. WHEN YOU GOT THE GIG, WAS IT
LIKE, WHAT IS– WHAT IS THE THING? “THE YOUNG POPE”? WHERE DOES IT SHOOT? ROME? I’M IN.>>I DID.>>Stephen: DID YOU REALLY?>>IT WAS PRETTY MUCH AS
STRAIGHTFORWARD AS THAT AND THE OPPORTUNITY TO WORK WITH THE
WONDERFUL PAOLO SORRENTINO, OUR WRITER AND DIRECTOR WHO MOST OF
YOU WOULD KNOW, HE DIRECTED THE ACADEMY AWARD-WINNING “GREAT
BEAUTY.” AND HE IS A MASTER. AND I JUMPED ON BOARD BECAUSE I
WANTED TO WORK WITH THIS GUY BECAUSE HE’S BRILLIANT.>>Stephen: WE HAVE TO TAKE A
LITTLE BREAK BUT WE’LL BE BACK WITH MORE JUDE LAW. STICK AROUND.

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