October 12th, 2010
05:39 PM ET
It’s no secret that if Marilyn Manson had his way, he’d be starring as Kenny Power’s sidekick Stevie Janowski on “Eastbound and Down.” In fact, Manson has taken his admiration to the point of emailing the show's star, Danny McBride.
“I get weird e-mails from Marilyn Manson now,” McBride told MTV.
“He sends me weird e-mails in the middle of the night of what he’s watching on TV, and you can hear him giggling in the background. One time he literally sent me a ‘Peanuts’ special I guess he was watching.”
For the KP die-hards out there, have no fear - the chances of Manson actually taking over for the quirky Steve Little are slim. According to Danny McBride, having Manson on the show might sour the shock-rock star’s overall experience.
“When I was a kid, I worked at Kings Dominion, an amusement park,” he said, using his experience as an analogy for why he doesn’t feel it would right for a Manson to become a series regular. “I loved that place so I thought it would be cool to get a job there, and it's like the quickest way to ruin all the magic.”
Speaking of the actual show, McBride revealed that he and the co-creators of “Eastbound and Down” aren’t sure where they stand for another season, so adding new characters at all is something that’s up in the air until they get the green light for another chapter in the KP saga.
“We’ve approached each season ... where we have no idea if we’ll be able to do it again, so we try to make it where it could be self-contained,” he said. “In our wildest dreams, this was like a three-season show that arced over those three seasons, so we do have an idea of where to go.”
With four episodes left in the show’s second season, is there a celeb you’d like to see on “Eastbound and Down”?
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