‘I did a Christian Bale’
He was not one of “the gentlemen” on the set of his new film.
Hugh Grant admits to having “some anger” while filming “Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves” in Northern Ireland in 2021.
“On the first day I lost my temper with a woman in my eye line. I thought she was a studio executive who should have known better,” Grant, 62, told the Daily Mail In an interview published on Saturday.
“Then it turned out that she was a very nice local lady who was the young girl’s chaperone. horrible A lot of panic…”
He added that he “did a ‘Christian Bale,'” referring to Bale’s incendiary remark at cinematographer Shane Hurlbut for walking out in the middle of a scene during the filming of 2009’s “Terminator Salvation.” Bale publicly apologized.
Grant’s new film – set to premiere in the Southwest on March 10 ahead of a March 31 wide release – follows a charming thief and a group of unlikely adventurers as they set out to retrieve a lost landmark. try to This project is an adaptation of the popular game “Dungeons and Dragons”.
This isn’t the first time Grant has demonstrated poor set etiquette, including on “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.”
In 2012, Stewart revealed that he had signed on for the Sarah Jessica Parker romcom “Have You Heard of the Morgans?” Grant was banned after his interview in 2009 to promote
“He gives everybody all the time, and he’s a big pain in the ass,” Stewart recalled, as he claimed Grant also complained about a film clip featured on the show.
Grant admits to bad behavior, Tweeting in 2012: “My inner crab treated me with a TV producer in 09. not forgivable Jay Stewart was right to kick me.
He later told Vanity Fair in 2015: “I had a temper tantrum backstage. About once a year, I have a really big tantrum, and sadly, he gave a testimony.”
In a 2020 interview With the Los Angeles Times, Grant revealed how career struggles affected his behavior.
“I developed a bad attitude from around 2005, shortly after ‘Sangeet Aar Bol’. I just had enough. Then I went back in 2009 and did another film,” he explained.
“At the time, it wasn’t me leaving Hollywood. Hollywood dropped me because I made such a huge turkey with that movie with Sarah Jessica Parker.
He concluded: “Whether I wanted it after that or not, the days of being a very well-paid leading man were suddenly gone overnight. It was a bit embarrassing but it left life free for other things.
“Have you heard of Morgan?” Since, Grant has starred in “Cloud Atlas” (2012); “Florence Foster Jenkins” (2016); “The Gentleman” (2019); “The Undoing” (2020); and “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery” (2022), among other projects.