In Vacation within the Solar, Atlantis resort worker Jordan Landers (Easter), as within the ironmongery shop Landers, was an enormous effin’ deal. Not solely did he catch the attention of Alex (Ashley), he was additionally the item of Megan Fox‘s spoiled wealthy lady’s affection.
In a 2016 interview with Uproxx although, Easter admitted that their seven-year age distinction throughout filming (He was 22, Ashley was 15) made their kissing scene just a little awkward at first.
“We clicked instantly. I bear in mind there being just a little little bit of a priority of the age distinction as a result of, I can not consider it, they had been simply turning 15,” Easter stated. “I used to be 21 or 22 and seemed like a child. I bear in mind Ashley saying, ‘No, it is superb.’ And it was superb. They’re very mature for his or her age.”
In reality, he was the one who was apprehensive about their large second, not Ashley.
“I bear in mind being just a little bit nervous for our kissing scene as a result of I used to be considering, ‘Oh my God, she is my brother’s age and I am kissing a woman that is my brother’s age,'” he defined. “And [Ashley] was so beneficiant, at the same time as an actress. I bear in mind she grabbed my hand and was like, ‘Hey, do you wish to follow actually fast?’ And I used to be like, ‘Oh my God, sure please,’ as a result of I used to be nervous too. I used to be 22 kissing a 15-year-old, which sounds terrible nevertheless it’s skilled. We went across the fountain and we simply sat there and kissed. And I used to be like, Wow, she was such an excellent kisser, such an excellent kisser. And it completely broke the ice. We went again, they known as us, and I bear in mind we began kissing and the director Steve was like, “Minimize—you guys, it was just a little bit too intense.” And I bear in mind Mary-Kate was sitting proper there in entrance of us laughing.”
Easter proved to have such nice chemistry with Ashley that he was recruited to affix their ABC Household sequence So Little Time, as soon as once more taking part in her love curiosity, with the now-40-year-old saying they remained associates for years.
Whereas he appeared in a number of horror motion pictures after his time within the OTCU got here to an finish, Easter began working as a professional photographer in 2008. Since then, his work has been featured in The Hollywood Reporter, The New York Instances, Elle Decor and different main publications, and has shot campaigns for main manufacturers like Kiehl’s and Johnson & Johnson. He’s additionally a yoga instructor.
Easter and his accomplice Mitch Kunert are the parents of two youngsters and three canines and dwell in Iowa. And he is nonetheless shut with one in every of his Vacation within the Solar co-stars, spending New 12 months’s Eve in 2018 with Billy Aaron Brown. (He additionally took his former co-star’s head pictures.)