Ben Schwartz and Matilda Lawler on Flora & Ulysses and favourite cartoon characters

They also reveal what they took home from the set and what they will always remember while making “Flora & Ulysses”.

With director Lena Khans Flora & Ulysses Now streaming on Disney + I had to speak to recently Ben Schwartz and Matilda Lawler about the funny family film. During the interview, Schwartz and Lawler revealed what they had taken home from the set, which they will always remember while shooting the film, what people would be surprised to learn about making a movie, favorite cartoon characters, how Lawler found she got the part, why Schwartz loved filming his dance montage, and more.

If you haven’t seen the trailer, the film is based on the Newbury Award-winning novel Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures, by Kate DiCamillo and it’s about a self-known cynic and comic fan, 10-year-old Flora (Lawler) and the superhero squirrel who saves her (Ulysses). The film also plays the lead role Alyson Hannigan, Anna Deavere Smith, Danny Pudi |, Benjamin Evans Ainsworth, Janeane Garofolo and Kate McCucci.


Check out what they had to say at the top and bottom of the player. That’s exactly what we talked about.

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Ben Schwartz and Matilda Lawler:

  • Did you take something home from the set?

  • Was Schwartz thinking of Oscar Isaac dancing in Ex Machina when he danced in Flora & Ulysses?

  • Schwartz talks about how he films his dance montage and why he enjoyed it.

  • Do you have a favorite cartoon character?

  • Where and when did Lawler find out she got the role?

  • What would surprise people if they learned to make a film?

  • What will you always remember when making Flora & Ulysses?

Flora and Ulysses Matilda Lawler

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