Chris Evans and brother Scott take the 'bro couples challenge' on Jimmy Fallon show amid lockdown
Hollywood star Chris Evans spoke about his love for tap-dancing, golf, his Instagram debut and his new Apple TV series 'Defending Jacob' on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'.
Fallon asked the actor to dish on the "big decision" of joining Instagram earlier this month. To this Evans joked that he finally "caved" and is "so late to the party" but he had many good pictures of Dodger, his dog, and that was one of the reasons for him joining the app. He also told Fallon the funny story about the time when he shaved his dog which resulted in a huge failure, leaving behind a bad haircut.
He also waxed eloquent about tap-dancing revealing that he first took classes once a week while doing a show in New York years ago. "It's fun, it's a great workout, it's frustrating. It's like golf, you hit a million bad balls but the day you turn a corner, it all makes sense. I love it!"
About his role in 'Defending Jacob', Evans briefly mentioned that he plays a district attorney in a small town in Massachusetts. There is a murder in the town and his son gets arrested as a prime suspect and its the unfolding of those events that the show is about.
Evans also mentioned that the line between TV and movies is "blurred" now and that there are "a lot more exciting risks been taken in that (TV) medium." He observed that 20 years ago 'Defending Jacobs' could have been a movie with it being super engined and plot-heavy yet entertaining but the TV-format allows the story to breathe. "There's much more texture to it and you almost consume it in the same way you would consume a book. The draw of the book is how quickly it can pull you back into that world and that is why I think people are getting addicted to streaming shows so they could watch it in chapters," he added.
He also admitted enjoying shooting for the series as the shoot locale was just 20 minutes from where he lives. Defining the experience as "a regular 9-5", Evans mentioned that he could sleep in his own bed and saw his family every weekend.
Evans is currently quarantined with his brother Scott. Even though Scott lives in Los Angeles, he flew to Boston to spend time with Evans and see him shoot the new series. It was touted as a week or two of togetherness but the brothers have been quarantining together for two months now and spend all their time playing Mario Kart and Wiffle Ball.
Jimmy also got them to play The Couple's Challenge Brothers Edition where both of them had to answer certain questions by pointing at each other with their eyes closed. To find out who's more fun at a sleepover, who smells better, which of them has gone a week without showering before quarantine and who got into more trouble in school, click on the video below.