Anthony Mackie admits he had to make his heart beat faster after hearing this for the first time Sebastian Stan would play Motley Crue star Tommy Lee.

When Anthony was doing the press for the 2021 MTV Movie & TV Awards on Sunday May 16, he told Variety that he was initially “appalled” to learn that his co-star was “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier.” “and the all-round beast will portray the rocker in the coming year, Hulu miniseries Pam & Tommy, opposite Lily James how Pamela Anderson.

Fortunately, Anthony stopped by when he saw Sebastian in his character for the show, which focuses on the former couple’s marriage, not to mention the attention attached to the stolen sex tape.

“He sent me a video on set and some photos and I was blown away,” said the Altered Carbon star. “I was really surprised and impressed that he did it.”

He went on to explain his initial feelings: “I was horrified. I said, ‘What are you doing? You play Tommy Lee?’ And the first picture he sent me is just humble when you see your friend and he succeeds. And he destroyed it. I mean, he really could transform, and that’s every actor’s dream with every role you play. “