10 actors who weren’t sober while filming movie scenes
The cast of Chainsaw Massacre ate weed brownies before filming scenes involving stunts.
In an interview with Chelsea Handler on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Joey revealed that she had a food item just before the scene on the walk where her character, Elle, confronts her best friend, Lee.
She got the edible from her co-star, Taylor Zakhar Perez, who gifted it to her. He took one too because he had no more scenes to shoot.
Joey explained, “I got, like, so violently stoned.” She added, “You know when you’re really stoned, all you can say is, ‘I’m so stoned’? That’s where I was.”
One of the scenes in the movie required Margot to stand in front of a door fully naked and she was terrified. “I came to work that morning and I was shaking, I was so scared, like, ‘I can’t do this,'” she added. said.
A crew member gave him tequila at 9 a.m. to calm his nerves. Margot said“I did three shots and then I took my clothes off and did the scene and I was fine. It really helped stop my shaking hands and gave me a little confidence boost. “
Gunnar Hansen, who notably played Leatherface, revealed in his memoirs, how he was under the grass during filming Chainsaw Massacre.
In his book, Chain Saw Confidential: How We Made The World’s Most Notorious Horror Movie, Gunnar share that the man who owned this house they were filming in grew grass in his field and the cast and crew used it.
One of the editors even made weed brownies, which they ate before filming the final scenes, including dangerous stunts.
One of the scenes included Bill Spaceman, who Josh played, smoking a joint. Josh said: “The truth is that on the first day, the first shot of the movie, I was rolling a joint. Normally they make fake weed, but no one told me it was real grass. So I smoked it and for the next few hours I was stoned and I wasn’t supposed to be.”
In the film, Michael was to be in a scene where two other characters were dealing drugs on a roller coaster. rapport told“I don’t like roller coasters. They had to convince me to get on it, and I threw up, so we had to do it again a week later. The second time they sedated me. Some shots show smiling because I’m completely drugged, and some show me crying because I honestly thought I was going to shit.”
Wesley’s co-star Patton Oswalt recalled that Wesley was often stoned. “Wesley was just hilariously crazy. He didn’t want to get out of his trailer, and he smoked weed all day. Which is fine with me, because I had all those DVDs I wanted to catch up on. We were in Vancouver and it was still raining. I kept my trailer door open to feel the evening rain while I watched a movie.”
In the movie, Billy played a rude alcoholic burglar, and he spent a few days actually drinking as a form of method acting.
Bowl said he was most drunk during the scene where his character has a drunken fit at the mall. Billy started the day with three glasses of vodka and cranberry juice, then some Bud Lights. “By the time I got to that scene there, I barely knew I was in a movie,” he said.
The film was about a craft brewery, so it included many scenes of characters drinking beer. Olivier share that in many of these scenes the beer was actually real.
Olivier said“We were hammered the whole movie because it was real beer, because the beer on that set was cheaper than water, because we were shooting in a brewery.”
Anna too said, “During a scene where I was playing cards with Jake (Johnson), they gave me real beer, and I didn’t realize it! was real until halfway through the take. I was like, ‘I’m super drunk right now!’ She added, “For part of the movie, it was fine, and it worked in the scene, so it was helpful for them. But above all, I found it really annoying.”
Much of the cast of Dazed and confused was high during filming.
The film’s director, Richard Linklater, says that in the movie, “It wasn’t real marijuana, although the actors admit to being stoned in several scenes, especially at the very end.”
Ben Affleck said that his costars, including Matthew McConaughey, would smoke weed and drink heavily during filming, although he himself did not participate.
And finally, Denise Richards and Neve Campbell shared margaritas before filming a kiss scene in Wild things.
In Denise’s memoir, real girl next door, Dennis told that the producers asked her if she was okay with kissing Neve for real instead of faking the kiss. Denise agreed and in preparation for the kiss, she wrote, “Neve and I went to his trailer and shared a pitcher of margaritas before doing the scene. None of us had ever kissed another girl. …everyone has a first time.