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‘20 Questions On Deadline’ Podcast: Alison Brie Talks ‘Apples Never Fall’, Her Professional Clown Skills & Sings Some Alanis Morissette

And we’re back!

20 Questions on Deadline relaunches today with our guest Alison Brie. Come March 14, Brie’s new show Apples Never Fall will debut on Peacock, with Brie starring as Amy Delaney, one of four siblings on the hunt for their missing mother, played by Annette Bening. The series also stars Sam Neill and Jake Lacy (The White Lotus).

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Apples Never Fall is based on the novel of the same name by Liane Moriarty, who also wrote Big Little Lies and Nine Perfect Strangers, which became hit series for HBO and Hulu respectively. We sat down with Brie to chat about her character on the show, and about Together, the upcoming film she’s making with her husband Dave Franco, who is set to direct.

During this episode, we dig into Brie’s childhood love of acting, including a somewhat questionable ‘flasher’ skit she created as a child, featuring an ‘edible weiner’, along with her lip-sync expertise, and a special performance of songs by Alanis Morissette and The Cardigans.

We also discuss Brie’s adoration for Barbra Streisand, which of Carrie’s boyfriends in Sex and the City was the worst and her dreams of living in Australia.

Listen to the episode above and subscribe to 20 Questions on Deadline on Spotify or Apple podcasts.

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