Jesse Plemons has revealed that Benedict Cumberbatch’s methodology appearing on the set of The Power of the Dog practically crossed a line, with one explicit second “pissing” him off.
“There was one time he got under my skin,” Plemons advised Variety. “He was like, ‘Hey, big boy.’ It wasn’t ‘fatso.’ I feel like a few people in life have been like, ‘Hey, big boy,’ and I was like, ‘Goddamn it. What the fuck.'”
Based on the novel of the identical title by Thomas Savage, award-winning director Jane Campion’s newest film is ready on a Montana cattle ranch within the ’20s the place a widow (Kirsten Dunst) and her son (Kodi Smit-McPhee) come to reside along with her new husband, George (Plemons). However, issues are difficult by the antagonistic presence of George’s brother Phil (Cumberbatch).
There aren’t any laborious emotions between the actors, although. Later the identical day, Cumberbatch apologized when Plemons advised him the comment “pissed me off.”
“He was like, ‘I’m so sorry,'” Plemons added, imitating Cumberbatch’s English accent, laughing. “I was like, ‘No, don’t worry. It was great.'”
The film just lately gained Best Motion Picture – Drama at this yr’s Golden Globes, whereas Campion gained Best Director and Smit-McPhee gained Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture. Along with Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story, the film picked up probably the most gongs on the awards ceremony, suggesting it is prone to be one of many Oscar frontrunners later this yr.
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