Why The Bear’s Ebon Moss-Bachrach Got here Very Near Not Enjoying Richie

Ebon Moss-Bachrach nearly stated “No, chef.”

Moss-Bachrach—who performs the antagonistic, but oddly charming Richie on FX’s breakout The Bear—revealed that he got here very near lacking out on the challenge altogether.

“They despatched me [scripts] the primary two episodes, and to be sincere, I used to be beginning to make the Star Wars present [Andor] and I did not even learn it,” the actor instructed Leisure Weekly Aug. 3. “I used to be so overwhelmed…It was COVID, I used to be getting my household over to the U.Ok. [to shoot Andor]. It simply form of slipped by way of the cracks.”

The Bear with out Moss-Bachrach’s Richie is like an Italian beef with out giardiniera—it simply does not make any sense!

“My agent, to his credit score, referred to as me two weeks later,” Moss-Bachrach stated. “He is like, ‘Hear, I actually suppose you are making a mistake by not studying this.’ I imply, this character of Richie was written so nicely. It simply was so superbly fashioned, and there was a lot life on the web page.”

We owe a debt of gratitude to this agent.


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