"My motto is: In Tina Fey I trust," Jane Krakowski told HuffPost Live on Wednesday. And so when Tina Fey came calling to offer a part in the new series "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," Krakowski didn't think twice -- even if it meant playing a frivolous narcissist, not unlike her "30 Rock" character Jenna Maroney, also penned by Fey.
"I was very flattered when Tina Fey and Robert Carlock asked me to come be on the show and I said yes without knowing anything about the role at all," Krakowski admitted. "I had no idea what they had in store for me. I just wanted to work with their brilliance again."
Reading the script, Krakowski was overwhelmed with gratitude and had no qualms with the similarities to her prior role.
"I was like, 'Thank you for this juicy part that you have given me!'" she recalled. "'Thank you so much! I hope I can pull it off and make you proud.'"
But the actress added that she didn't want to think too hard about why Fey thought she was perfect for the role.
"Yeah, there are some questions you don't want to ask," she laughed. "Like why does she [Tina Fey] think I am like these people? There are just some questions you don't want to know the answers to!"
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