Entertainment Movies Allison Janney Skinny-Dipped with 'Breaking News in Yuba County' Costars: 'We Would Get Crazy' The new film also stars Mila Kunis, Awkwafina, Regina Hall, Wanda Sykes, Juliette Lewis and more By Benjamin VanHoose Benjamin VanHoose Twitter Benjamin VanHoose is an Associate Editor on the Movies team at PEOPLE. He's worked at PEOPLE for over three years as a writer and reporter across our Entertainment, Lifestyle and News teams, covering everything from the Johnny Depp v. Amber Heard trial to the Oscars. He regularly covers red carpet events and has interviewed stars like Drew Barrymore, Ryan Reynolds and Kirsten Dunst. He previously worked as a copy editor at Topix Media Lab. People Editorial Guidelines Published on February 16, 2021 09:08 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Allison Janney is opening up about the "crazy" and "silly" bonding time she shared with her Breaking News in Yuba County costars. The Oscar winner, 61, stars in the new film as Sue Buttons, a woman who becomes a local celebrity after her husband Karl goes missing. On Tuesday's episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Janney talked about how she enjoyed herself with the star-studded cast between takes. "Tate Taylor, the director, when you work with him, it's an experience. You're not just going to make a movie, you're going to have a whole experience," she said of the filmmaker, with whom she also worked on The Help (2011), Get on Up (2014), The Girl on the Train (2016) and Ma (2019). "He's got these wonderful homes that are in walking distance of each other, so everyone could either stay in the hotel in town, in Natchez, [Mississippi], or stay on his property, and everyone mostly chose to do that," she added. Yuba County also stars Mila Kunis, Awkwafina, Regina Hall, Wanda Sykes, Juliette Lewis, Matthew Modine, Ellen Barkin, Samira Wiley, Bridget Everett, Clifton Collins Jr., Keong Sim and Jimmi Simpson. Allison Janney Says 'Germaphobe' Costar Once Asked Her to Put Neosporin on Her Lips for Kiss Scene Warner Bros. Want to get the biggest stories from PEOPLE every weekday? Subscribe to our new podcast, PEOPLE Every Day, to get the essential celebrity, entertainment and human interest news stories Monday through Friday. "Everyone would eat together, we would get crazy — I didn't have any scenes with Wanda but we got to dance in the kitchen together one night, having a little too much wine and being silly," recalled Janney. "Just getting to live together, getting to know each other. ... It was like actor camp." "I heard there was some skinny-dipping," DeGeneres said. "Yeah, there was skinny-dipping," confirmed Janney. "There was other things that I am not at liberty to share with you on television." Warner Bros. Allison Janney Forgot She Was in 10 Things I Hate About You: 'What Is This?' In the movie, as the investigation into her husband's disappearance ramps up, Sue finds herself dodging a wannabe mobster (Awkwafina), a suspicious cop (Hall), her half-sister (Kunis) and her husband's dead-beat brother (Simpson) who are all out to uncover the truth. Janney echoed the behind-the-scenes camaraderie in a recent interview with The A.V. Club, telling the outlet: "All of these amazing actors ... we all lived in the same house together. So when we finished working, we'd all come home and cook meals together and drink wine together and dance and be silly ... and form real friendships and chemistry with everyone." Breaking News in Yuba County is now available on demand.