‘The Sleepover’ is a brand new Netflix household movie that was launched on Aug. 21. MeSlop spoke EXCLUSIVELY with Malin Åkerman about why she beloved the function, working with Ken Marino and Joe Manganiello, and extra.

The Sleepover is a household journey comedy that follows Clancy (Sadie Stanley) and her little brother Kevin (Maxwell Simkins) who uncover that their stay-at-home mother Margot (Malin Åkerman) is a former high-end thief within the witness safety program. When Margot and her husband (Ken Marino) are kidnapped and compelled to participate in a single final job, the siblings should crew as much as rescue their mother and father. MeSlop talked EXCLUSIVELY with Malin about why she wished to tackle the function of Margot.

“Simply the character of Margot is such a cool function to play due to the duality of her with what we expect is a keep at dwelling mother, however we uncover that she is in witness safety, so it’s enjoyable to play the unhealthy man/good man,” Malin instructed MeSlop forward of the EMA Awards on Aug. 21. “It was a very good function and actually nice to do these battle scenes. She will get to kick some butt in an actual approach! That’s the reason I adore it! After I decide a task, if there’s something enjoyable I can do with it, I often like to do it. There may be thought put into it earlier than I decide a task, and this one actually was enjoyable.”

Malin Åkerman and Ken Marino in ‘The Sleepover.’ (Netflix)

The Sleepover additionally stars Joe Manganiello, who’s Margot’s ex-flame. MeSlop requested Malin who made her snort extra: Ken or Joe? “I labored a little bit extra with Ken. We had some extra scenes the place I used to be a mother and a spouse, after which Joe got here in and it turned this threesome between the three of us,” Malin continued. “So I might say we bought a variety of time with Joe, too. Being on location it’s all concerning the free time, and usually when you’re not on location, you return dwelling to your households. However that wasn’t an choice so we spent a variety of time collectively, going out to dinners, and attending to know one another. I’ve recognized Ken over a decade, so it’s like working with household. However it was actually pretty to hang around with everybody.”

Malin Åkerman with Joe Manganiello in ‘The Sleepover.’ (Netflix)

Malin might be showing throughout the EMA Awards, which might be going digital for the primary time ever on Aug. 21 at eight p.m. ET on EMA’s YouTube and Fb web page. Malin mentioned why defending the surroundings is so essential to her.

“Nicely, I’ve a toddler that’s going to develop up on this world, and I wish to make it possible for we lead by instance and train our youngsters all concerning the surroundings as a result of it’s going to be there as we’re handing it off to them,” Malin instructed MeSlop. “It’s a big accountability to instill values on the subject of the surroundings in our subsequent technology.”