Roberts brother of Julia Roberts is starring in an episode of Fear Itself, a new, suspenseful, horror anthology series on NBC.
In his episode, Roberts plays a character he describes as a normal a-hole whos possessed by a frightening experience.
Although the script was the best, juiciest horror script hes ever been offered, Roberts says it was hard to rise to the challenging role.
He explains, The story peaks in about 10 minutes, and doesnt ever come down for the rest of the episode. So in every scene Im experiencing a different level of hysteria. I was scared that I wouldnt be able to maintain that peak. It was truly frightening.
Still, Roberts enjoyed his experience on Fear Itself, and says it was the first time hes come across a truly thoughtful horror script that didnt just want him to play the weird guy part.
Fear Itself premieres tomorrow (Jun. 5). Roberts episode airs June 12.
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