The long-awaited True Lies present is lastly on the verge of premiering on CBS within the 2023 TV schedule, and the community hasn’t held again in hyping the brand new collection. Impressed by James Cameron’s 1994 movie of the identical title, this new True Lies stars Steve Howey and Ginger Gonzaga within the roles initially performed by Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jamie Lee Curtis. With showrunner Matt Nix opening up in regards to the significance of discovering the right leads, Howey and Gonzaga mentioned their “insane stage” of chemistry as Harry and Helen Tasker!
Even for many who aren’t accustomed to the 1994 movie, the trailers for CBS’ True Lies alone make it clear that Harry and Helen’s marriage will likely be central to the brand new collection. When Steve Howey and Ginger Gonzaga spoke with CinemaBlend as a duo in regards to the present and discovering the proper of chemistry, they solely had good issues to say one another. Gonzaga shared:
Ginger Gonzaga got here to True Lies with loads of TV expertise, together with a job in Disney+’s She-Hulk: Legal professional at Regulation simply final 12 months. Whereas the actress defined that she has had “insane” chemistry with actors earlier than, her dynamic with Steve Howey is one thing particular. Regardless of the future holds for the present itself, the actress is assured that her bond along with her co-star will final a lifetime.
It definitely appears like True Lies discovered a recipe for fulfillment with discovering leads who can steadiness one another out! In reality, the actress went on to share a particular instance of how they steadiness one another out on set. Gonzaga mentioned:
It have to be a powerful working relationship if a morning particular person and night time owl can collaborate so properly! For all that the brand new CBS present is billed as a drama, there will likely be components of humor because the worlds collide. How may there not be some laughs when a brilliant spy’s world and his home life abruptly begin to overlap? Helen will definitely have some expertise of her personal to carry to Harry’s world as properly.
In accordance with Steve Howey, he knew proper from the chemistry learn with Ginger Gonzaga that she was the fitting actress to carry Helen to life on True Lies. She wasn’t the primary particular person he learn with to play the Helen to his Harry, however she stood out instantly, as he defined:
Discuss saving the most effective for final, apparently! Ginger Gonzaga made a right away impression on Steve Howey and others throughout the casting course of. Primarily based on how a lot the celebs had been laughing and joking with one another throughout the interview, it is clear that her humor hasn’t misplaced its attraction for her co-star. The Shameless alum went on to clarify simply how dynamic of a duo they’re on True Lies:
Harry Tasker as a spy means a whole lot of motion sequences, and Howey determined to do his personal bodily stunts. Helen presumably will not have as many shootouts and chase sequences as her husband (not less than at first), however Gonzaga evidently nonetheless helped out her co-star whereas filming these scenes. Whereas he could not have recognized simply how properly they’d work collectively in the long term on the chemistry learn, he did know from the leap that she was the fitting match for the present, as he mentioned:
Fortuitously, the wait to see Steve Howey and Ginger Gonzaga becoming a member of forces in True Lies (opens in new tab) is sort of over. The brand new collection premieres on Wednesday, March 1 at 10 p.m. ET on CBS. For a glimpse of what the present will ship with Harry and Helen Tasker (and the way they will examine to Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jamie Lee Curtis’ 1994 team-up), take a look at the trailer:
True Lies additionally stars Erica Hernandez, Omar Miller, Mike O’Gorman, Annabella Didion, and Lucas Jaye. If you cannot tune in to observe dwell on Wednesday nights (or will simply need to rewatch episodes as quickly as potential), you can discover the present streaming with a Paramount+ subscription!