Wilson appears as a guest on Conan to promote his latest film, Skeleton Twins. He also talks about working with Bob Dylan and Jeff Bridges, getting infatuated with his female movie co-stars, and growing up with older brothers.
It wasn’t like — you know, like the American Indian where wisdom is passed down through the ages. Like, it was like a great deal of misinformation. Like never — don’t ever let them know if you like them. Just, whatever you do, just be cool. Don’t laugh at their jokes. Don’t with kind. Whatever you do, don’t be kind.
Wilson plays Ben Stone in this dramedy directed by Thomas Bezucha. When the favorite son brings his uptight, corporate girlfriend home for the holidays, the Stones disapprove and conspire to make her feel unwelcome amid their free-spirited ways. Co-starring Diane Keaton, Sarah Jessica Parker, Dermot Mulroney, Rachel McAdams, Craig T. Nelson and Claire Danes.
For me, it was just one of those things where it was my character on the page—and then also the other characters. Where it seemed like it would be fun to be around those people. And I don’t know that there’s anything I don’t like about Ben, except that maybe he does seem kind of aimless.