And since vampires can’t see themselves in the mirror, they do the companionable thing and draw likenesses of each other.“I go for a look I call dead but delicious,” says Clement’s Vladislav, an 862-year-old vampire with some anger issues. But because it took us a long time to get the script done and actually make it there was always a fear that it would be done quite a lot. We both wondered where their clothes came from [“You might bite someone and say, ‘Those are nice pants! We had a lot more that didn’t make it into the movie, like what happens to the clothes when you turn into a bat? We wrote the script but we withheld it from the actors to keep their performances natural.
Clement voices Tamatoa, a coconut crab who loves to hoard treasure.And it started to happen anyway with things like and I remember watching it and thinking, How did he get in the bar? So they’re always coming up with their own lines to make it feel as real as possible.It was already sort of over the top with the kind of characters we were playing, if it was scripted I think it would have felt a bit too fake. It centers on Frances (Parker), a woman who suddenly begins to reassess her life and her marriage, and finds that making a clean break and a fresh start is harder than she thought.Clement will recur as Julian, Frances’ close friend, a literature professor who lives in Manhattan.What We Do in the Shadows In 2014, Clement teamed up with Taika Waititi once again for “What We Do in the Shadows,” a hilarious vampire mockumentary.