Digital Spy sat down with Schwartzman and Norton on the French Riviera to find out which Star Wars character was a big inspiration for Cousin Ben and why lifting Harvey Keitel is not advisable.
Schwartzman said of his character Cousin Ben: "I'm kind of like Han Solo if Han Solo was only in Star Wars for six minutes. I barter with these young Cub Scouts, I trade and I feel like I'm involved in the black market.
"I know somebody who can get these kids off the island. I'm sexy, I have a thin moustache, aviator glasses and an extremely tight outfit."
The actor added: "He can be good or bad depending on how much money you have."
Norton, who plays a Scout master with Keitel, joked that he struggled to give his co-star a piggy back during the making of the movie.
"He's made of granite, he doesn't have anything but bone and muscle," Norton said. "I think I wasn't walking right for the next three or four days afterwards.
"Harvey was a marine, as he will tell you the first three times within ten minutes of meeting him. He knows how to salute, he corrects your salute."
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