Rob Gronkowski: Sally Field has the ‘swagger’ of a 30-year-old

Rob Gronkowski had solely good issues to say about his “80 for Brady” costar Sally Field.

The former soccer participant, 33, opened up about how the “Forrest Gump” star, 76, had palpable charisma on set.

“She walked around with the swagger of a 30-, 40-year-old,” Gronkowski revealed to People, and added that it’s “inspiring to see someone who’s been through it all … still enjoying [life].”

“Sally Field was an inspiration, just how on top of it she still is,” he went on.

The Gronk added: “She can just project and have charisma right on the spot, and you can tell why she’s been on top of her game throughout her whole entire life.”

The ex-Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight finish seems within the sports activities comedy movie as a fictionalized model of himself.

Rob Gronkowski portrays himself within the sports activities comedy movie.
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The flick stars Field in addition to icons Jane Fonda, Rita Moreno and Lily Tomlin as 4 pals who journey throughout the nation to see their favourite soccer participant: Tom Brady (who additionally simply introduced his retirement).

Even although Gronkowski shared a majority of his scenes with Fonda, 85, he mentioned he nonetheless discovered the opposite display legends a delight to work with.

Rita Moreno plays Maura, Jane Fonda plays Trish, Sally Field plays Betty,  and Lily Tomlin plays Lou in
Rita Moreno as Maura, Jane Fonda as Trish, Sally Field as Betty and Lily Tomlin as Lou in “80 For Brady.”
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He famous: “They were just great people. Just so down to earth and so friendly, and just a lot of fun on set and also off the set.”

The NFL star additionally divulged that he “wasn’t intimidated that much” by the ladies and touched upon their professionalism. “How they delivered their lines and just how they were acting was just surreal. They were on top of their games,” he mentioned.

He even took pictures with them and despatched them to his mother and some of his pals’ moms.

Sally Field plays Betty and Guy Fieri plays himself in
Guy Fieri performs himself in “80 For Brady.”
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“They were just mind-blown that I was working with them,” he mentioned. “That was pretty cool.”

“80 for Brady” has a plethora of well-known cameos, together with Brady himself, in addition to Billy Porter, Guy Fieri, Harry Hamlin, Retta, and former New England Patriots gamers Danny Amendola and Julian Edelman.

In a separate “People” interview, Field spoke about how Brady, 45, was “so nervous” to be on the film’s set.

“He was lovely,” she mentioned. “He just was Tom Brady. He was a completely lovely human.”

“He told me, ‘I’m so nervous.’ He felt like he didn’t know where to put his feet. But he was a natural,” the “Steel Mongolias” actress added. “Athletes get the same kind of adrenaline, except most actors aren’t worried that their limbs will be ripped off.”