Exclusive Cast Interviews – Hollywood Life

‘Ghosting: The Spirit of Christmas’ is airing as soon as once more throughout Freeform’s ’25 Days of Christmas’ and HL spoke EXCLUSIVELY with stars Kendrick Sampson and Kimiko Glenn about what they thought concerning the ending and extra.

Ghosting: The Spirit of Christmas first premiered on Dec. four however is obtainable to stream on the Freeform app in addition to on Hulu. The vacation film ended with fairly the twist. Ben really died of a pulmonary embolism and reunited with Jess. They received their fortunately ever after within the afterlife.

HollywoodLife talked EXCLUSIVELY with Kendrick Sampson and Kimiko Glenn about the way it all went down. “I liked it. It was an unconventional ending,” Kendrick mentioned. “I like that it challenges the idea of you have to be together right now. They’re going to be together for eternity, apparently. They’ve got plenty of time to develop that, even in the afterlife. I think that was pretty cool. There’s so much more that exists outside of what’s physical and what we experience here on this earth. It’s cool to explore what happens after and that there’s a whole bar life after that and trivia. It also gives the impression that life goes on after life. They’ll be together in eternity. Are they going to end up together? We don’t know. But it seems like they’re open to it and they might even start dating and try to explore that. Is there a dating life in the afterlife? These are cool things to think about.”

Kimiko admitted it was “a little bit shocking” seeing what occurs to Ben ultimately. “But I think that the humor of it and just the fact that like she comes to visit me at my tea shop at the end is just so sweet. It’s pretty shocking, but I think it was a great button and a great kind of lighthearted button to the end of the movie,” Kimiko continued. She additionally revealed that she “cried a few times” studying the script.

“I never cry when I read a script,” she advised HollywoodLife. “I simply sort of learn it to see if I prefer it, however I absolutely received into it, after which listening to that Aisha [Dee] was going to be part of it and Kendrick, I used to be identical to, yeah, completely. I cherished the truth that it was simply uncommon. I imply, it begins with a demise. It’s a little bit bit darkish and there are fascinating dynamics and relationships. The friendship side, I believe, is a reasonably correct reflection of actual friendship the place it’s not identical to heat and fuzzy and comfy. We problem one another and don’t all the time get alongside, however we love one another finally. I believe that’s sort of a mirrored image of actual life. Then on high of that, there’s additionally the same-sex relationship, which I believe that story must be advised extra simply within the mainstream. What an effective way to inform that story by way of a vacation film.”

Kimiko Glenn stars in ‘Ghosting: The Spirit of Christmas.’ (Freeform)
Kendrick Sampson Aisha Dee
Kendrick Sampson & Aisha Dee star in ‘Ghosting: The Spirit of Christmas.’ (Freeform)

Kendrick mentioned that working with Aisha and establishing Jess and Ben’s connection was a lot enjoyable. “We jab at each other and we laugh a whole lot,” he mentioned. Kendrick famous that he preferred Jess and Ben’s “banter” and the way “connected they felt.” He continued: “It wasn’t the traditional conversations and such that you see in rom-coms that tend to be the opposite of feminism.”

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