Sunday, December 10, 2023

Watch Denzel Washington and Tom Brady Reenact This Iconic ‘Remember the Titans’ Scene

Tom Brady is getting a masterclass in appearing from one of many biggest — Denzel Washington! Throughout the Academy Award winner’s look on the most recent episode of the Let’s Go podcast with Brady and journalist Jim Grey, the latter satisfied Washington to reenact one among his most well-known scenes from 2000’s Keep in mind the Titans.

The movie starred Washington as he portrayed real-life coach Herman Boone as he tried to combine the T. C. Williams Excessive Faculty soccer workforce in Alexandria, Virginia, in 1971. Over 20 years after its premiere, the movie remains to be considered the most effective soccer movies.

On Tuesday’s episode, Brady and Washington carried out a line studying of the scene the place Coach Boone introduces himself to his new workforce.

“I’ve acquired to get my sport face on,” the seven-time Tremendous Bowl champion instructed Washington, to which the actor responded, “Get your sport face on, let’s go, Tom.”

In an homage to the scene the place the character Petey Jones (Donald Faison) will get tripped up as Coach Boone makes him reply rapid-fire questions on whether or not he truly believes soccer is enjoyable, Washington does the identical to Brady, encouraging him to improvise as they learn traces. 

“It was enjoyable,” Washington (as Boone) repeated. “Not enjoyable now, although, was it? Not anymore?”

“Not proper now,” Brady answered. “Not proper now what?” Washington requested, to which Brady paused. “Come on, you have to improvise. Not proper now what?”

“Not proper now,” Brady repeated.

The 2 concluded the scene with Brady applauding Washington, saying, “That is in your efficiency, not mine. That was f**king good.”

“I am teaching Tom Brady,” Washington quipped. “Are you joking?”

Washington appeared on the podcast to debate his profession and the keys to his success through the years. The actor lately reprised his position as the justice-driven Robert McCall for The Equalizer 3, the ultimate entry within the movie adaptation of the ’80s tv collection of the identical identify. 

The Equalizer movie franchise stars Washington as a retired U.S. Marine and former DIA officer, whose want to dole out justice in his personal method and assist these being oppressed typically pulls him again into harmful missions. The primary film premiered in theaters in 2014 and the second in 2018. 

Forward of the movie’s September premiere, Washington instructed ET “it is unfinished enterprise,” when requested what impressed his return to the movie collection.

He added, “You recognize, the doormen in my constructing in New York, they love this man. I speak to them about different movies [and] they’re like, ‘Oh yeah, Fences, yeah, good film. However when is the subsequent [Equalizer?]’ I am like, ‘Why do you like him?’ He says, ‘Trigger he can get the folks we won’t get, you understand? He is the equalizer. He goes and will get revenge on those that want a extra then a very good speaking to.’ So, I am simply the man for the job.”

As enjoyable because the actor has had reuniting with director Antoine Fuqua — for the fifth time — and Dakota Fanning, 19 years after they starred collectively in 2004’s Man on Hearth, he is adamant that Equalizer 3 is his closing time getting into the proverbial ring as Robert McCall. 

“That is the top for me. It might not be the top, they might do one other one, nevertheless it’s the top for me,” he instructed ET, joking that even a “large test” would not sway him. “By no means say by no means, however you understand…”

As for Brady, the athlete has additionally carried out some appearing prior to now, though they’ve largely been cameos as himself. Most lately, he appeared in 80 For Brady, a movie impressed by a real story about 4 finest associates — performed by Jane FondaLily TomlinRita Moreno and Sally Discipline  — who embark on a wild journey to see their hero play within the 2017 Tremendous Bowl. The film marked Brady’s first characteristic movie position.

As for seeing his identify on a film marquee, the previous professional athlete instructed ET that it is one thing he by no means imagined in his “wildest goals.”

“By no means in my wildest goals did I ever think about that this may be one thing that I’d be doing. I truly had a pal remind me of as we speak, he mentioned, ‘Think about as a NorCal child pondering you’d go down for a Hollywood premiere along with your identify on it,'” Brady shared. “It is actually wonderful. I’ve had a variety of nice experiences in my life, that is definitely one other one.”

When requested about future roles, Brady teased, “We’ll see. Make some provides, let’s examine what we are able to do.”

“I am attempting to determine it out. Simply taking it daily,” he added. “My pal says, ‘The longer term occurs a day at a time,’ so, that is what life’s all about. I am having fun with tonight. That is actually a magical night time for me, and a variety of the individuals who put a variety of work into this, so I really like being right here supporting them.” 

“Possibly there’s an 80 For Brady sequel popping out,” he quipped.

Followers can see Brady’s non-cameo appearing expertise beneath.


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