11 real behind-the-scenes stories that sound crazy and fake
ViceChristian Bale’s thorough preparation for his role in the Vice saved director Adam Mckay from a Heart Attack.
McKay said: We had finished shooting and I began to feel sick. I remembered that when we were filming one of the scenes of a heart attack, Christian Bale asked me: How can I portray it? and I replied: It seems that one side of the body, an arm or a leg, hurts when an attack occurs, doesn’t it? The actor assured the director that one of the common symptoms is nausea and abdominal pain. I told my wife about my condition, and she called 911, - Adam said.
Star is BornBradley Cooper made an unpleasant cue in one of the scenes of the Star is Born and it really hurt Lady Gaga.
It was not an actor and in my case not also a director who wanted to evoke some kind of emotion from another actor, - justified himself Cooper, - These were two characters. At the moment, Jack, and not me, clings to her most vulnerable spot. The conflict had been settled, but at the Oscar-2019 ceremony Gaga said that the acting experience was a very hard work for her.
A Quiet PlaceMillicent Simmonds, who played the deaf girl in the A Quiet Place touching horror picture, herself suggested John Krasinski to say I’ve always loved you instead of I love you in the final scene.
Simmonds recalls that she changed many of the speeches, but when she suggested replacing time in the key phrase with the past in order to emphasize the difficult period in the life of the characters, Krasinski burst into tears, realizing that the girl really understood the director and got into the role.
A Quiet Place - trailer
The Kissing BoothJoey King starred in The Kissing Booth, where viewers remember two vivid scenes: eating hamburgers and playing football but few know that these episodes were shot one after another, which adversely affected the actress.
That hamburger scene was awesome, - wrote King on her Twitter account. But immediately after that I played football for several hours to get the right doubles and after eating three burgers, I vomited during the game.
The Kissing Booth - trailer
The FavouriteEmma Stone wore tight corsets during the set of The Favourite and they were so tight that they squeezed and deformed her organs.
I couldn’t breathe and smell during the first month, I always had the feeling that I was in a confined space, - recalls Stone.
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of GrindelwaldDo you remember the bright trick with cards when young Dumbledore by Jude Law gives Eddie Redmayne’s hero a task? The actor specifically took lessons from a magician to learn how to do the trick with cards in the Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.
However, despite the fact that Jude Law had achieved success in this difficult craft, the creators of the tale decided to resort to graphics, deciding that it would be more effective. In the end, we see only Dumbledore’s hand and Law has nothing to do with this.
The trick with cards from the Fantastic Beasts
Black PantherThe Black Panther became a hit in 2018 but few know that actor Wesley Snipes had first tried to bring the black hero to the big screen in the mid-90s but due to disagreements between the creators the shooting was stopped.
Snipes is confident that only thanks to the rise of the Marvel universe and the increasing interest in superheroes, the screening became possible today.
Black Panther – the first film about a black superhero
BlacKkKlansmanAfter the release of the trailer for Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman, based on real events, David Duke was so unhappy with his image in the film that he contacted Ron Stallworth, the prototype of the main character.
According to Stallworth himself, the main racist of America was concerned that he was exposed as a clown and a cartoon idiot.
BlacKkKlansman - trailer
Deadpool 2Brad Pitt’s cameo was one of the most talked about moments in the Deadpool 2, but the actor was paid for it a little more than a cup of coffee costs.
The creators of the film just wanted a recognizable face in the shot and, going through the Hollywood masters for a long time, stopped at Pitt. Since the film is comic and the role is small, Brad agreed to play it for the most minimal amount of money allowed by the actors' guild and a cup of coffee. The producer of the picture, Paul Wernick recalls that after the set Ryan Reynolds still brought Pitt coffee, about what everyone had already forgotten.
Mamma Mia! Here We Go AgainThe fans of Cher couldn’t even imagine that the singer would appear in the Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again picture-musical. After the end of the shooting, she admitted that she did not want the role at all and was even against participating in the project.
My old agent, one of my closest friends, became the head of Universal Pictures, said Cher. He called me and said: Cher, you are playing in the Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again and hung the phone.
Mary Poppins ReturnsThe film Mary Poppins Returns is full of so many tricks, that the complexity of the set can be compared with a good action.
Actor Lin-Manuel Miranda described the performance of one of the maneuvers as the most difficult 10 seconds in his life. There is a scene in the picture, where I light a lamp, ride a bicycle, steal an apple from a basket, throw it to an orphan and sing all the time, -Miranda said.
Mary Poppins Returns - trailer
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