The 45-year-old actor opened up in a new interview about filming nude for his role in Guillermo del Toro’s “Nightmare Alley.”
The actor plays a con man Stanton Carlisle and spent a total of six hours filming a bathtub scene naked in one day.
“I can still remember that day, just to be naked in front of the crew for six hours, and it was Toni Collette’s first day,” Cooper recalled in a new interview with KCRW.
That specific day of filming was “pretty heavy,” 그는 덧붙였다.
“The content of what the movie is, what we were exploring, in order to do it in a real way, it demanded that we’d be naked emotionally and soulfully,” 그는 계속했다.
Although Cooper is a seasoned actor, he admitted stripping down to nothing for the role was no easy feat. 그만큼 “스타 탄생” actor confessed it was a “큰 거래” 그를 위해.
“I remember reading in the script and thinking, ‘He’s a pickled punk in that bathtub and it’s [그만큼] 이야기. You have to do it.’”
In terms of preparing for nudity on-camera, he likened it to “putting on a miner’s kit, hat and flashlight, and looking at each other and then going down in the tunnel, knowing that you may be excavating a route that won’t ever get you to the end that day but you come back up and go down again the next day.”
Cooper is no stranger to getting vulnerable in front of the camera. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter in November, he addressed the previous dating rumors about him and 레이디 가가, stemming from their performances in “A Star Is Born.”
“우리는 모두 이러한 것들에 취약합니다., 우리는 모두 이러한 것들에 취약합니다.,” 쿠퍼 콘센트에 말했다, referring to the way the two stared into each other’s eyes as they performed “Shallow” Chris Rock은 오스카의 뺨을 때린 스탠드 업 쇼 전에 '기분이 좋았습니다'.
“Cooper는 THR에 두 사람이 오스카상을 수상한 노래를 부를 때 서로의 눈을 응시하는 방식을 언급했습니다.,” 그는 덧붙였다. “Cooper는 THR에 두 사람이 오스카상을 수상한 노래를 부를 때 서로의 눈을 응시하는 방식을 언급했습니다.. Cooper는 THR에 두 사람이 오스카상을 수상한 노래를 부를 때 서로의 눈을 응시하는 방식을 언급했습니다.”