Pam & Tommy: Hulu ‘pushed back’ bizarre penis scene, writer says


Pam and Tommythe new Hulu series about the leaked sex tape of Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee, will feature Sebastian Stan chatting with a “talking penis”.

In the second episode of the series, which aired on Disney in the UK on February 2, Tommy (played by Stan) wonders if he’s falling in love with Pamela (Lily James) and discusses his feelings in a conversation. open-hearted with his penis.

The scene is inspired by a passage from Lee’s memoir tommyland. In the series, the penis is voiced by actor Jason Mantzoukas.

“As much as I’d like to take credit for it, I was just adapting a chapter from the memoir,” said writer Siegel. Variety.

“I think this may be a first [for television]. There was a slight recoil, because you have to back off a bit when a talking penis comes your way. But Hulu was overwhelmingly supportive.

Director Craig Gillespie described filming the scene as “just awkward”. He told the publication, “You have four puppeteers working with an animatronic penis. And then how much is too much, and are you starting to lose your emotional torment of what’s going on? Hope this works.

Tommy Lee and Pamela Anderson

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Stan said he tried to talk to the penis like he would with any other co-star. “In the end, I treated it like it was an intimate conversation between friends that you might have when you fall in love.”

While Anderson has yet to comment Pam and Tommythe show was slammed last year by her friend Courtney Love, who accused her of exploiting a “disgusting” invasion of privacy that “destroyed my friend Pamela’s life”.

“My heart goes out to Pammy, which has caused her complex trauma. And shame on Lily James, whoever she is,” Love wrote.


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