Ed Helms has opened up about the challenges of fame following the success of his buddy comedy. the hangover.
The comedian starred in the 2009 film as Stu, a responsible and nervous dentist. The film follows a group of groomsmen who must track down their mates before their wedding after a wild excursion in Las Vegas.Although Helms was already well-known before the film thanks to his stint as Jon Stewart’s correspondent. daily show and as Andy Bernard officehe said he chartered a new territoryhangover.
“It was a tornado of fame,” Helms said. Conan O’Brien needs a friend podcast. “I was so overwhelmed. I was really upset a lot of the time. I was getting scripts for all the different types of projects. I was like, ‘What am I supposed to do? I don’t know. I was panicking.
Everett Collection Ed Helms in The Hangover
Although he felt “very lucky” to have the opportunity, hangoverHelms said it caused “a lot of anxiety and identity confusion”. , or, incomprehensible to those who have never been close to it, is the complete loss of control of your environment…”
Helms also credits his co-stars Bradley Cooper and Zach Galifianakis for helping him navigate fame. I think we didn’t keep the ‘,’ he said. “We all had each other for some kind of compassion and measuring ourselves…and kept each other [from] Too far drifting and too unprofessional. ”
the hangover was a box office success, grossing $467 million worldwide. Helms and much of the original cast, including Justin Bartha and Ken Jeong, returned for two more sequels, released in 2011 and 2013 respectively. Mike Tyson, Jamie Chung, and John Goodman. , Melissa McCarthy also made an impressive appearance in the franchise.