“Okay, Shibe, you've seen the script. We just need you to roar. ROOOAAAR. Something throaty and guttural, you know? Easy stuff.”
“Shibe, your agent said you wouldn’t need this kind of coaching. It’s embarrassing. Let’s give it another shot. ACTION.”
“CUT. Come on, doge. Anything. Just … a growl, even. How about a growl.”
“Rrrrr. Try that.”
Much limited release.
“We’re not going to get anything out of you, are we?”
“I’m VERY concerned.”
“… PAYING THROUGH THE NOSE FOR THIS.”
“I don’t want to have to raise my voice. This is just incredibly frustrating. You’re supposed to be a professional.”
“This isn’t going to work. Somebody get that understudy on the phone. What was it - some kind of cat? A lion? Ugh, we’ll see how that goes.”
Big break. Wow.