While on The Late Show promoting her upcoming roles in Legion and Child's Play, Aubrey Plaza performed a bizarre audition as she channeled her inner Catwoman. Campaigning for the role, Plaza talked about how much she loves the iconic Batman character.
During the segment, the Parks and Recreation actor mentioned which superhero character she would want to play. She also cited her love for Halle Berry's take on the DC Comics anti-hero. With Robert Pattinson signing up to play Batman in Matt Reeves' new movie, host Stephen Colbert thought it would to be fun for Plaza and the audience if she auditioned right then and there for the role.
The Dirty Grandpa comedian, wearing a pair of cat ears, chased after a dangling toy on a stick. While meowing like a cat, she jumped on top of Colbert's desk and crawled on all fours. The Late Show host dissolved into laughter as Plaza ended the segment by licking his cheek and clawing at his face.
In the Child's Play remake, Plaza plays Karen Barclay, the unsuspecting mother of Andy (Gabriel Bateman), an innocent young boy terrorized by Chucky (Mark Hamill). Unaware of the Buddi doll's sinister nature, Andy's mother may be too late to stop the killer doll. In a clip from the horror movie, Karen confronts her son and his accusations about his evil doll coming alive.
The final act of the three-part story, Legion returns to FX on June 24, Mondays at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The series stars Dan Stevens, Rachel Keller, Jean Smart, Bill Irwin, Amber Midthunder, Jeremie Harris, Aubrey Plaza, Jemaine Clement, Hamish Linklater and Navid Negahban.
Based on characters by Don Mancini, Child's Play is written by Tyler Burton Smith and directed by Lars Klevberg. Scheduled for release on June 21, the film stars Aubrey Plaza, Mark Hamill, Brian Tyree Henry and Gabriel Bateman.