Nick Kroll talks 'Don't Worry Darling' and 'Little Big Boy' on 'GMA'

The actor and comedian shares what fans can expect from his latest projects, along with the upcoming season of "Big Mouth."
4:36 | 09/30/22

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Transcript for Nick Kroll talks 'Don't Worry Darling' and 'Little Big Boy' on 'GMA'
>>> HE'S AN ACTOR, COMEDIAN KNOWN FOR SHOWS THAT MAKE US LAUGH AND GETTING VULNERABLE IN HIS NEW NETFLIX SPECIAL, "LITTLE BIG BOY." WE WELCOME YOU TO "GOOD MORNING AMERICA." I'M SUCH A FAN OF YOUR WORK. >> THANK YOU. >> I WAS ASKING YOU "LITTLE BIG BOY" IS THE NAME OF THE SPECIAL AND YOU GET A LOT OF LAUGHS BY GETTING VERY VULNERABLE. >> UH-HUH. >> NOTHING IS OFF-LIMITS. I MEAN, NOTHING IS OFF-LIMITS. TELL ME A LITTLE ABOUT WHY YOU DECIDED TO JUST SORT OF LET IT ALL HANG OUT. >> WELL, I THINK I MADE A SHOW, AN ANIMATED SHOW CALLED "BIGMOUTH" ALSO ON NETFLIX REVELATORY ABOUT GOING THROUGH PUBERTY AND BEING VULNERABLE AND DECIDED IT WAS TIME TO TAKE SOME OF THE THINGS I LEARNED FROM DOING THAT AND BRING IT INTO STAND-UP AND JUST LET PEOPLE GET TO KNOW ME VERSUS SOME OF THE CHARACTERS I'VE PLAYED AND SORT OF LET PEOPLE IN A LITTLE BIT. >> I LOVE THAT. AND, YEAH, YOU TALK ABOUT ADOLESCENCE. YOU TALK ABOUT BODILY FUNCTIONS, BEING A DAD, GETTING MARRIED IN YOUR 30s. EXPLAIN, IF YOU WILL, TO EVERYBODY THE NAME OF YOUR SPECIAL. >> SO WHEN I WAS TOURING THE SPECIAL WAS CALLED MIDDLE AGE BOY BECAUSE I HAD A BIT OF A PETER PAN COMPLEX LIKE STILL TRY -- >> YOU SAY PETER PAN COMPLEX. >> A DELAYED ADOLESCENCE, LET'S SAY AND THEN I GOT MARRIED AND HAD A CHILD ALL DURING THE PANDEMIC AND THEN MY SPECIAL REFLECTED THOSE CHANGES AND SO WHEN WE WERE THINKING ABOUT THE NEW TITLE, MY WIFE LILY WAS LIKE WE CALL OUR SON LITTLE BIG BOY AND I WAS LIKE, MAYBE THAT'S WHAT WE SHOULD CALL THE SPECIAL, SO WE DECIDED A BIT OF AN HOMAGE TO MY WIFE AND SON. >> ALSO A LITTLE SELF-REFLECTIVE AS WELL. >> YES. >> YOU AND YOUR PETER PAN COMPLEX. >> VERY MUCH A LITTLE BIG BOY. >> DOES YOUR SON KNOW HOW FUNNY YOU ARE YET. >> HE DOESN'T SO I'M HOPING HE'S WATCHING "GOOD MORNING AMERICA." IF YOU ARE, HEY. >> LARA JUST TOLD YOU. > GO TO SLEEP! I DON'T KNOW. THAT'S WHAT I FEEL LIKE, NOT WHAT WE'RE SUPPOSED TO SAY ON MORNING TV BUT, YES, HE DOESN'T QUITE GET IT BUT HE'S GETTING -- I HAVE A NEW GAME AND PRETEND TO BE AFRAID OF HIM AND HE LAUGHS AT THAT. >> I KNOW YOU DO A LOT OF VOICES. >> YES. >> HE DOES NOT REALLY UNDERSTAND THAT WHEN YOU DO ELMO'S VOICE, IT'S STILL YOU. >> YEAH, HE DOESN'T EVEN KNOW WHO ELMO IS BUT WHEN I SORT OF AM LIKE, HI, GOOD MORNING, HOW ARE YOU TODAY? HE IMMEDIATELY THINKS SOMEONE ELSE ENTERED THE ROOM AND HE GOES, HI. >> LIKE YOU'RE NOT EVEN -- >> LIKE SOMEONE JUST ENTERED INTO. HELLO, HI. >> AND HELLO TO YOU. >> YEAH. >> THAT'S FANTASTIC. I WANT TO SHOW A LITTLE OF THE SPECIAL RIGHT NOW. IN THIS, I JUST WANT TO SET IT UP, YOU HAVE YOUR HEART BROKEN OR HAD YOUR HEART BROKEN BY THE LOVE OF YOUR LIFE. >> UNTIL I MET MY CURRENT WIFE. >> YES, LET'S BE VERY CLEAR ABOUT THAT. BECAUSE THIS ONE, THE FORMER LOVE OF YOUR LIFE WASN'T ATTRACTED TO YOU. >> YEAH. >> TAKE A LOOK. >> THAT'S IT. >> I JUST LOST THE LOVE OF MY LIFE AND I HAVE NOWHERE TO STAY AND I JUST START BAWLING. AND -- [ LAUGHTER ] I CRIED -- LIME IKE A CRIER. I CRY BUT LIKE I CRY FROM HAPPY STUFF, YOU KNOW. I CRY GIVING TOASTS. YOU KNOW, LIKE AND IT'S ONE OF THE THINGS KATE DID NOT LIKE ABOUT ME. I'D BE CAN WE JUST QUICKLY RAISE A GLASS? [ LAUGHTER ] >> IT REALLY IS SO FUNNY AND SO REAL. YOU ALSO -- YOU'RE ON A BIT OF A ROLL. "DON'T WORRY DARLING," CONGRATULATIONS. YOU STAR IN THAT. >> THANK YOU. >> YOU PLAY THE HUSBAND OF OLIVIA WILDE WHO IS DIRECTING THIS. WHAT WAS IT LIKE HAVING HER SORT OF TAKE OFF ONE HAT AND PUT ON ANOTHER WHILE FILMING? >> IT WAS AMAZING. WHENEVER YOU WORK WITH AN ACTOR WHO'S ALSO DIRECTING IT CAN BE COMPLICATED BECAUSE THEY HAVE A LOT OF THINGS ON THEIR PLATE OR WHEN YOU'RE ACTING WITH THEM, SOMETIMES YOU FEEL THEM KIND OF LIKE IN THE SCENE BUT THEY'RE ACTUALLY LIKE LOOKING AT EVERYTHING ELSE GOING ON BEING THAT ENTRANCE WAS LATE. WE HAVE TO REDO THE TAKE. SHE WAS INCREDIBLY PRESENT AS AN ARNTH AND THEN THEY WOULD CALL CUT AND SHE WOULD PUT ON THE DIRECTING HAT AND WAS REALLY ABLE TO LIKE OVERSEE AN INCREDIBLY LARGE OPERATION ALL AT ONCE AND FOR ME I LEARNED A LOT WATCHING HER DIRECT AND HAD A PALACE ACTING WITH HER. >> AND YOU GOT TO KISS HARRY STYLES. >> SOME MIGHT SAY HARRY STYLES GOT TO KISS ME BUT I HAD A GREAT TIME. IT WAS SUCH A TALENTED GROUP OF PEOPLE. >> UNBELIEVABLE MOVIE IF YOU HAVEN'T SEEN IT YET, DO CHECK OUT "DON'T WORRY DARLING." I LOVE SAYING IT. NICK'S SPECIAL,

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