Lucas Cruikshank Q&A
Kidzworld: What was it like finding out that your YouTube channel, “Fred,” had reached 1,000,000 subscribers?
- Lucas: I was extremely thankful for all the fans! Definitely couldn't have done that without them.
Kidzworld: What was your reaction when you found out “Fred” was going to be made into a movie?
- Lucas: I was so excited because it gave me the chance to show all the fans the whole entire world of Fred.
Kidzworld: When you created the Fred character, did you draw inspiration from other YouTube celebs?
- Lucas: Yeah, I had watched a lot of YouTube and I was definitely inspired by some of them.
Kidzworld: What’s your favorite thing about Fred?
- Lucas: My favorite thing about Fred is that he is confident even though nobody really understands him.
Kidzworld: How did you come up with Fred’s crazy voice? Is it hard to talk like that when you're filming an entire movie?
- Lucas: It was just something I added to the character while creating it. There was a few times during the filming of the movie that I thought I might lose my voice, but luckily I never actually did.
Kidzworld: What's the coolest thing that's happened to you since Fred Figglehorn became so popular?
- Lucas: I've gotten to meet so many talented people!
Kidzworld: What were some of the big differences between filming “Fred” as a movie and taping it as a YouTube episode?
- Lucas: It takes a lot longer and there's a lot more people throwing in their ideas.
Kidzworld: What was your favorite moment from the “Fred” movie set?
- Lucas: Seeing the characters I created come to life.
Kidzworld: What is the craziest or coolest thing a fan has done for you?
- Lucas: One time a fan drove over eight hours to attend an autograph signing. Crazy!
Kidzworld: What do you think of all the “Fred” impersonators?
- Lucas: I think it's all funny. I don't take myself too seriously.
Kidzworld: What other projects do you have coming up in the future?
- Lucas: I have a Nickelodeon sitcom being created right now, so that'll be exciting
Fred: The Movie is now available on DVD!