Reaching the big tournaments in Hollywood was a strange experience for Fader Derbez, who in addition to making his debut alongside legend Jay Pearce (“Memento”), is also exploring horror for the first time with “The Exorcism of the Seventh Day” (“The Seventh Day” ), A movie directed by Justin B Lange (“The Darkness”), which will be on the bill today May 20.
Vadhir Derbez was photographed in Dallas, New Orleans and Los Angeles, in an interview with correspondentThe operations he underwent to give life to “Daniel Garcia”, a young priest, encouraged by his inauguration as a religious exorcism specialist, He will have to learn that casting out demons is not as easy as he thought, while also dealing with his emotional monsters in order not to give up on the path.
“You will see me in a completely different personality than I used to, speaking in English. I am very excited to be able to be on this project that has taken me so long, and to be in the United States, and it is so rich to be able to be in something that challenges me as well.” That way, it’s a horror project that I didn’t have to do. “
Vader Remember, to take charge of Father Daniel Garcia, he started the process from scratch, going to the cast to show his versatility. the acting He’s also capable of presenting a dark character and with very different physical orientations than those who perfectly master him in physical comedy.
“They loved my work, I spoke with the director, everything was flowing well, for me it was a big surprise, it was awesome,” explains Fader, noting that horror cinema is by far one of his favorite genres outside of the movie sets. Even before filming, he went to various churches to impregnate his character with an initial touch of serenity and dedication.
“I love horror movies, they fascinate me, yes I am a huge fan of fear, always looking for a good horror movie that makes me good jumps. I know this will also be a movie that a lot of people like, and I know it will scare a lot of people.”
Although it is considered that in the field of comics he has a more personal relationship with his characters by having a comfortable and creative character always off cameraIn the “Exorcism on the Seventh Day” case, Federer Derbez finds a character completely distant in his way of being.
“When I do comic things, I’m very stupid in real life, I love to do things, I have a very black sense of humor and add a little bit of my character to the characters, but in this case, Daniel is a quieter person who lives a life of service who has a lot of weight on him and is trying to get rid of I really liked being able to see this change on screen, and see this growth arc of how I found his voice, and detached from those strings. “
The plot of “The Seventh Day” is set in 1995 and revolves around the father “Daniel Garcia”, played by Fazir, The character who agrees to volunteer to perform the exorcism, an act that becomes a kind of personal battle to deal with increasing instances of demonic possessions.
Accustomed to rigorous physical action in comics, where facial expressions are a tool for plot, Vadhir Derbez encountered a different dynamic in the extreme, creating key scenes with his gaze and stigmatization to unleash the tension and suspense necessary for history.
“It’s tough and complicated, but it’s 100 percent acting and focus right now, to be able to really put yourself in that role, in what’s going on, give yourself as an actor to what you’re doing so that you don’t look fake. I know that when I’m in tense scenes,” Really go in, let a path until I sweat, and turn red. The body is part of what you do, not just the look or the face, it’s a physical thing that completely changes your face.
I don’t leave out music or travel
In addition to opening up opportunities in Hollywood, Fadhir Derbez has progressed in his musical career with the release of “Good Luck” (with Mario Bautista and Yera) and “Luna” (with Air Sais), Which has established itself on platforms like Youtube Adding more than three million views, in addition to garnering special collaborations with Jimena Saranyana.
Along with the music, Vadhir is premiering today, May 20, on Amazon Prime, the second season of “Journey with the Derby”. On this occasion, the family forgets to enter Morocco into a caravan that they will tour major parks in the United States Drama, comedy, and some spiritual moments will undoubtedly be present. It should be noted that the first four episodes will be available starting today, and the remaining three episodes on May 27.