From the beginning, Freddie said he had feelings that Jim Gillespie didn’t want him in the movie.
“He made no bones about it. There was no passive aggression, which I dislike. He was very candid about the fact that he didn’t want you in this movie,” Freddie said in an interview. shared. too fab.
He explained that Jim wanted an actor named Jeremy Sisto to take the lead, and it was really hard to find him unwanted on set.
“That’s your first job, and when you hear the word, it just breaks you, man. It just breaks you.
Besides, Freddie said that the director often left him out of conversations with the rest of the cast, and that when he offered him critiques, they were “psychotic notes.”
“It was very difficult to wake up in the morning, or in the afternoon, because I spent many nights filming. I go to work with the right posture,” he shared.
“There was a moment when the director gave me a psychopathic note like, ‘Don’t keep your mouth open. You look stupid when you do that,’ and it was an exact word for word note. I will never forget it. That’s it,” said Freddie. “I’m either going to break down or have to beat this guy’s ass.”
After having a “near-death experience” while filming a scene on a motorboat, Freddie nearly broke down and actually came to the point where he “almost quit the movie.”
“I almost got on the plane and went home. I’m done. I’ve had enough,” said Freddie. “They were breaking a lot of things unions shouldn’t have, like union rules, all sorts of things. And I’m just like, if I’m not needed here I felt like I was ruining it.”
Freddy says he’s ‘stuffed’ [his] That night’s bag’ and ‘quit business’, and plan to return to Le Cordon Bleu’s cooking school.
“Two or three times I wanted to fight that guy. One time I felt it was for good reason, the other two times I was just pissed off. It’s not right,” Freddie admitted. “I’m glad you guys cheated on me.”
Looking back, “I’m not at all shaken because the movie came out,” says Freddie. [his] His entire career’ and he was nothing without it, including his wife Sarah.
“It was hard to get work done every day. Every day was a pain in that movie. But in a way, I was ready for this business,” Freddie said.
He continued, “It sounds strange to say this. I will forever be grateful that Jim is such an asshole because I have never met such an asshole.” .
“It was the hardest job I’ve ever had,” concludes Freddie. “And I’m glad I got it out of the way early.”