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Zachary Quinto Recalls Slapping a Kid Over & Over Again

Zachary Quinto Recalls Slapping a Kid Over & Over Again

Zachary Quinto rocks some scruff while arriving at The Slap panel discussion at the NBC/Universal portion of the 2015 Winter TCA Tour held at the Langham Hotel on Friday (January 16) in Pasadena, Calif.

The 37-year-old actor was joined by his co-stars Uma Thurman, Thandie Newton, Peter Sarsgaard, and Melissa George.

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During the panel, Zachary talked about slapping a young co-star for a scene in the show, which will premiere on Thursday, February 12.

“It was a big scene with a lot of technical elements to it and the thing that was most important to everyone was the safety of the kids. Obviously we had to do it repetitively. But we isolated the moment of the slap. There was clear communication with the kids. And then all the explosive anger and emotions was all done without the kids there. It was really well handled. And oddly, for all of us, since we spent so much time shooting that sequence, it was enjoyable time for bonding and getting to know each other, even though it was in the context of this horrific act. There was a lot of thought put into it so that it was both safe and as dynamic as it needed to be,” Zachary shared.

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