Hacks Stars Paul W. Downs & Megan Stalter Explain That “Me Too” Scene

Laurie MetcalfShe has played all characters, from Jackie the straight-shooting Jackie to Jackie on ABC. Conners to struggling working mom Marion in Greta GerwigCritically acclaimed movie Lady Bird. We found her new role as a tour manager in the second season of Season 2. Hacks.

We were curious to learn how this TV-legend-turned-Oscar-nominated actress ended up as a bit character on the HBO Max comedy. We decided to look up. Paul W. DownsStar of the show, co-creator HacksClick here for the answer.

CelebHomes News exclusively revealed that Laurie Metcalf was the ideal tone of the show. She’s funny. She is an extraordinary actress. She is a Tony nominee. Nominated for an Oscar. She can also perform grounded and theatrical performances.”

Because of this, Downs revealed that the Hacks team reached out to Metcalf for several different parts. But, it was Weed (a scheduling-loving tour manager) who created the character. Her unique name came from Pete Wentz, Downs said Metcalf was always the one they all dreamed of casting.