According to Stylist, Naomi Watts said she was thrilled to hear Jennifer Coolidge would be joining the project as real estate agent Karen Calhoun. “You can imagine the joy when I heard that she was becoming an actress. After I just sang ‘White Lotus’ I thought, ‘Oh my god, this is the best job ever!’ I was pretty excited about that. But then when she joined, it was all gold,” she told the outlet.
For decades, Coolidge has made a name for himself as characters with big personalities, including evil stepmother Fiona in A Cinderella Story and most recently as Tanya McQuoid in The White Lotus. In this show, Tanya is a wealthy woman grieving the loss of her mother and searching for meaning in her life, and Coolidge’s performance as Tanya ended up earning her a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie a.
In The Watcher, Coolidge’s Calhoun character proudly shows the Brannock family at 657 Boulevard, and audiences even get their own tour of the home in a teaser released by Netflix. The video features Calhoun listing the features of the home, which contains four bedrooms and five bathrooms. While Calhoun eventually sells the house to the unknowing Brannock family, according to a recent interview in Elle, Coolidge said she didn’t approve of her character’s actions. “I feel like what’s missing is just some really vicious dogs that could really save your life if someone’s that awful,” she said.
https://www.looper.com/1055388/naomi-watts-was-over-the-moon-when-she-found-out-jennifer-coolidge-was-joining-the-watcher/ Naomi Watts was over the moon to find out Jennifer Coolidge was joining The Watcher