Jesse Bradford is getting into the Christmas spirit with his new holiday movie Cam happy kiss, premieres November 24 on Hulu. The actor plays a sports-loving bartender named Danny who goes on a hockey game date with a widower named Jess, played by Jess. Scandal star Katie Lowe. As their lip-lock on camera kissing seemed magical in so many ways, sparks continued to fly between Danny and Jess.
hollywood life spoke EXCLUSIVELY with Jesse about taking on his role in Happy kiss, marking his return to the Christmas movie genre. “The only other Christmas-themed movie I’ve ever made is called dancer, and I did it when I was 11 years old or something. If you blink, you’ll miss me. I liked two scenes, and that was a long time ago. But that movie is shown every year. I still get a check left over every Christmas dancer‘ Jesse quipped.
As for Jesse, he’s attracted to Happy kiss As a whole. “I just think it’s cute and sweet and light and fun and has a gimmick or an attraction that I’ve never seen before with the kissing camera and everything,” Jesse said. “I think the character is really outspoken, vulnerable, honest, a good guy, funny and charming in his way in terms of lines and content. It seemed like a really good opportunity to play a really straight male lead, which I haven’t been able to do for a minute. I did a lot of support-type stuff. I just saw an opportunity to dig deep and try to create a really vulnerable, likable character.”
Jesse and Katie’s chemistry is easy on the Hulu movie. The actors had never met before filming, but they got along right away. “I think she’s great, and what I know the most about her is actually Anna’s Invention. I was really excited to hear her name attached to the project,” said Jesse hollywood life. “The fact that I wanted to be a part of it was definitely a big, huge boost and you can’t meet someone nicer than that. She’s just a bunch of monkeys and really sweet and kind and open-minded.”
The pair have immediate things in common. The fact that they have to play emotional roles on screen is “a good foundation for you to do that in real life. It’s like, the door is wide open. We have to love each other on camera, we can also get to know each other. We can also put our cards on the table and be honest with each other about this, that, and that and not hide our personal experiences and how they have affected us. Go ahead and share your trauma, I think that’s the motto. I think it often helps with what you achieve.”
The bring it in alum also note that both he and his wife, Andrea Wtrouseand Katie and her husband, Adam Shapiro, have children of the same age. They’ve all been “hanging out since the movies. Making friends is always fun.”