New Girl star Max Greenfield talks about Schmidt’s upcoming relationship that was inspired by Fifty Shades of Grey, among other things, in a new interview. Spoilers follow.
Max Greenfield talked about Schmidt and his boss, played by Carla Gugino, that will enter into a Fifty Shades of Grey-style relationship later in the season:
It’s a reverse 50 Shades of Grey. She totally hits on me in a very aggressive way and I am little on the fence about whether to pursue it or not. And [then] she presents me with a sex contract.
When asked about how much of the relationship we’d see, particularly the mechanics of the sex contract, Greenfield had this to say:
Knowing Liz, probably all clauses.
Knowing what Schmidt has done in the past, this doesn’t really surprise us.
Greenfield has done a lot of crazy things on screen, but he said there have been a few instances when he had to draw the line:
It’s very rare that this happens, but every once in a while there’s a [derogatory] joke that’s written that is in reference to another actor or famous person. I don’t like those. I don’t think that’s our show. It’s not the kind of humor I like.
Here’s the full interview from TV Line which includes Greenfield talking about his experience (and nervousness) at the Emmys and talk of the future of Schmidt and Cece’s relationship.
The synopsis and promotional stills for next week’s New Girl Halloween episode of the same name are released.
Max Greenfield has said in the past that he’d be open to starring in Fifty Shades of Grey.