Director Thomas Bidegain is coming to Jake Gyllenhaal‘s rescue and setting the report straight about what occurred on the set of their film.
Earlier this week, Gyllenhaal made headlines after a French journal made claims that the “Southpaw” displayed erratic habits on the set of the anticipated film “All of the sudden,” leading to an finish within the undertaking.
French Director Clears The Air About Jake Gyllenhaal
Bidegain not too long ago cleared the air about why Gyllenhaal and Vanessa Kirby exited his undertaking “All of the sudden” after a earlier interview with a French journal reported that the BAFTA winner exhibited problematic behaviors, leading to a lack of $26 million.
In accordance with the French Director, he parted methods with Kirby and Gyllenhaal strictly due to variations in artistic selections and nothing to do with the actor’s alleged vile actions.
The journal Technikart alleged in a column titled “4 Days to Bury a Film” that the 43-year-old “stripped right down to his underwear and jumped within the freezing chilly sea in entrance of the entire crew.”
In one other occasion, Gyllenhaal reportedly specified that the colour of his rent automobile ought to neither be crimson nor white and mockingly learn the script aloud in mock French accents like “Pepe Le Pew.”
Whereas Bidegain didn’t immediately deny nor verify the allegations, he informed Variety Magazine, “Folks don’t perceive how a movie is made. We weren’t taking pictures, and we weren’t in pre-production. The tentative date of the shoot was eight weeks away. This undertaking got here collectively in the course of the pandemic, so we had solely mentioned through Zoom. We’d speak each week, however we had not met to speak concerning the movie.”
He continued, “So I got here up with the concept of establishing that week in Iceland to learn the script collectively, with Jake and Vanessa. I believed it could be good to fulfill there because it was the place we have been considering of taking pictures the film, and it’s an exquisite place.”
The filmmaker famous that because the undertaking progressed Gyllenhaal grew to become a producer as he was trying ahead to having extra artistic enter within the Indie film. “I did a number of Zooms with Jake and Vanessa, so I believed the three of us have been on the identical web page. So once we met in Iceland, I assumed that we’d simply put the ending touches on it,” Bidegain stated of his expectation.
Nonetheless, the reverse was the case once they met in particular person. “However once we began studying the script in the identical room, we realized that we didn’t have in any respect the identical imaginative and prescient of what the movie was meant to be,” Bidegain confessed. “They needed an increasing number of modifications. I attempted to clean issues over as soon as, twice — after which I simply realized it wasn’t going to work out, so it needed to cease.”
There have been additionally disagreements on what the foremost theme of the film ought to be. As well as, Bidegain revealed that after the disagreements, Kirby approached him and requested if she may purchase the script, however she turned him down.
Followers Consider Jake Gyllenhaal Purposely Terminated The Challenge
Following the studies of Gyllenhaal’s rumored habits, followers took to Twitter to defend him, claiming he solely acted that manner as a result of he needed to be accomplished with the undertaking.
“Inform me you’re making an attempt to get fired with out telling me you’re making an attempt to get fired…,” wrote one fan whereas penned, “Seems like he was purposefully making an attempt to get fired to get out of the undertaking,” sharing the identical sentiment.
An indie film ‘SUDDENLY’ fell aside after Jake Gyllenhaal confirmed erratic habits, together with:
• Stripping to his underwear & diving into the freezing ocean, saying “after I see the ocean, I swim within the sea”
• Fixed script rewrite calls for
• Doing his rehearsal in a Pepe Le… pic.twitter.com/8DiOwC55kQ
— DiscussingFilm (@DiscussingFilm) January 31, 2024
An analogous remark learn, “Seems like he simply needed to get out of the film. However I’d watch a film with Jake doing a Pepe Le Pew accent the entire time.” One other humorous remark learn, “Seems like an Oscar-worthy efficiency.”