Published On: Thu, Jul 30th, 2015

Jesse Eisenberg’s ‘effective’ non-friendship with Jason Segel

Jesse Eisenberg felt it was ''effective'' to not be friends with Jason Segel for their new movie 'The End Of The Tour'.

Jesse Eisenberg Jason Segel movie 'The End Of The Tour'.

The new movie ‘The End Of The Tour’ focuses on real events involving Rolling Stone writer David Lipsky is interviewing author David Foster Wallace before he committed suicide in 2008.

But Jesse Eisenberg’s and Jason Segelthe the two stars had met only once before they started shooting the film due to Jason’s commitments to the TV show ‘How I Met Your Mother’.

However, Jesse, the ‘Social Network’ actor, said he thought the fact he didn’t know his co-star helped them portray the relationship of the characters in the film.

Jesse: ”There was no rehearsal, but it was fine. ‘I mean, we were not playing long-time friends. Even if we were, we could probably have figured it out. But we were playing people who spent a lot of time figuring each other out and strategizing and being curious about the other person, so it seemed to be effective.”,‎ reports.

Speaking to, Jesse said: ”I thought (he was down-to-earth) too until I worked with him and realized he’s a very hard-working guy. He has more enthusiasm than anyone on set.

”In person, I guess he seems like the kind of guy who I would not think to put 15 hours into something in negative ten-degree weather, because he just seems kind of casual, but when it comes to actually making the movie-he’s still very sweet and funny, a genial guy-but I think he becomes really focused.”

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