Manny Jacinto broke through as an actor with his role as the cute and goofy Jason Mendoza. The Good Place. His roles in sitcoms have earned him fans. Follow as many When the series ended after four seasons, Jacinto knew he could become a mold and wrestle with it.
But he waited for roles that would allow him to stretch his creative muscles. He eventually starred in a mini-series. Nine Perfect Strangers and has a role in Top Gun: MaverickUnfortunately, Jacinto’s role was cut from the film, much to the disappointment of many of his fans.
Still, the actor described working with Tom Cruise as “intense.” The film’s director will reveal the reasons behind the decision.
Manny Jacinto grateful for experience playing Jason Mendoza on ‘The Good Place’
Jacinto’s role as Jason Mendoza on the NBC series. The Good Place put him on the map This character’s goofy and witty personality brought laughter from many viewers. Jason began acting mature and acting smart on occasion.
when speaking with varietyJacinto expressed his gratitude for his experience working on the show.
“I was able to learn and witness and be in front of so many people who are good at what they do. I was taken to a program where the fans were very positive and supportive,” he said.
When the series ended after four seasons, Jacinto viewed the situation as positive.
“It allowed me to express myself and stand up for myself and be like, ‘Oh my god, we ended up doing this amazing thing. And we’ll see it through to the end,’” said Jacinto. Gold Derby. “There aren’t many shows out there that do that.”
‘Top Gun: Maverick’ director explains why Jacinto’s script was cut from film
because of his success when The Good PlaceFans were thrilled to hear Jacinto was joining the cast. Top Gun: Maverick. Jacinto speaks too W Magazine and describes his experience working with Tom Cruise as “intense”.
“It’s (Tom) a baby,” Jacinto said. He did not disappoint.”
However, after the release of the film, fans were upset to find that Jacinto appeared to be missing any dialogue in the film. This was later explained by director Joseph Kosinski, who said that Jacinto had a script in the film but was cut.
“When we shot this movie, everyone had a line, everyone had a set, so it was in the script and in the shooting,” Kosinski says. indie wire.
“And there’s a great set on the cutting room floor. There’s a great scene in the hospital with Cyclone (Hamm) and Phoenix (Barbero) and Bob (Pullman) following an accident. There’s a great scene of Tom staring at an old F-14 on a pylon outside the naval base.”
Besides Jacinto, other cast members cut include Jack Schumacher, Jake Picking, Raymond Lee and Kara Wang.
“You don’t have enough room to put everything. You must be a mercenary. Which is what I learned from Tom and (Editor) Eddie (Hamilton). you are filming It will definitely be in the movie. When you get to the finale and focus on the story you’re telling, things have to go away for the sake of the film.”
Kosinski added, “Unfortunately for Manny, Cara, Jake, Raymond and Jack, their lines didn’t make it into the final film. It’s not about their performances or their abilities. it relates to the story of the movie and try to make the best version.”
as he stepped forward Manny was determined not to be a print model after ‘The Good Place’.
One of the challenges Jacinto faced after the show ended was making sure he didn’t make a typo.
“I think Hollywood tends to put people in boxes. And I don’t want to be the only one I didn’t want to go into acting and do it all for a career just to play one note,” says Jacinto.
he said W Magazine which after the series ends There are many roles he is interested in that are very similar to Jason.
“There are roles that have come my way that are (used to) be the same kind of character. Stupid, forgetful are basically all synonyms for stupid,” he says. “At the end of the day, I want to work out my muscles.”
to combat being a typist Jacinto had to practice patience and believe that he would eventually play a different kind of character. This finally worked for him. as well as his role on Hulu’s Nine Perfect Strangerswhich opposite Nicole Kidman will prove
Jacinto plays the role of Yao. The man who helps run a health boutique resort called Tranquillum House, the resort aims to heal nine troubled people. Jacinto’s character is very zen. Unlike the comedy of his character. The Good Place.
Jacinto admits that the role also required some form of preparation.
“When you get news that you have to take off your shirt or are in close scenes with a lot of people. You will definitely change your exercise routine,” he said.