Jake Gyllenhaal stole the present Friday (Mar. 03, 2023) – even with controversial fighter Conor McGregor there – at UFC 285 in Las Vegs, Nevada, however it wasn’t to assist promote this weekend’s heavyweight title battle between Jon Jones and Ciryl Gane.
The actor and McGregor had been there to movie for the upcoming reboot of Highway Home, the Eighties cult traditional starring Patrick Swayze.
Gyllenhaal was seen flexing and mugging for the group in the course of the ceremonial weigh-in. And he was shredded.
Willem Dafoe made Emma Stone slap him 20 instances whereas filming And
Willem Dafoe made Emma Stone slap him 20 instances for a scene in an upcoming movie.
The actor stars reverse Stone within the anthology movie And, directed by Yorgos Lanthimos (The Lobster, The Favorite). In a profile interview with Dafoe by The New York Instances, it’s revealed that Dafoe requested to be slapped repeatedly for a scene the place Stone slaps his character, regardless of him being off digicam within the shot.
The interview described how Dafoe “insisted that the transfer would look extra real if he had been really being slapped,” and that he took the staged hit 20 instances.
Lanthimos stated of Defoe’s dedication: “That’s what you need from actors. To wish to be a part of it in any approach.”
In the meantime, Stone additionally famous her reward for Dafoe. “There’s this intuition to carry out that many actors have — the ‘have a look at me, have a look at me!’ sort of performer,” she stated. “He’s the alternative of that. Perhaps it’s modified by way of the years. Numerous actors I bond with have been doing this for a very long time, and you recognize they’ve gone from ‘I’ to ‘We.’”
And likewise stars Jesse Plemons, Hong Chau, and Margaret Qualley. It went on the flooring final 12 months in October. Searchlight Footage is distributing the movie.
The movie has the backing of Searchlight Footage, which beforehand launched Lanthimos’ The Favorite in 2018. The movie earned $95 million worldwide and scored 10 Academy Award nominations, together with finest image.