Pictures that collect large box offices and have tremendous interest from the public are always shrouded in discussions and scandals. Journalists ask actors about the set and the latter are ready to reveal some secrets. Сollected the most incredible stories from behind the scenes, which are sometimes difficult to believe.
Christian 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.
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
Do you remember the bright trick with cards when young Dumbledore by Jude Law gives Eddie Redmayne? 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.
Star is Born
Bradley 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 Place
Millicent 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.
The Kissing Booth
Joey 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.
Emma 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.
The 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.