“I noticed years ago that my kids would be watching ‘Hannah Montana.’ And I would say: ‘Who is that girl? She’s got such a good delivery. You know, she snaps those lines off so well,”‘ he said. The director added that after seeing a clip of her “Saturday Night Live” performance, he believed in her talent.
“She came in and we chatted for a few minutes — a perfunctory chat, just getting to know the person,” he said. “But I wanted to hire her. I didn’t need that five minutes of silly chat.”
At the time of the interview, Woody claimed the series, which has yet to be titled, was just about finished.
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