Jude Law will do anything to embody a character – including smelling really bad.
In his upcoming movie, fire grassThe 50-year-old Law is King VIII with Alicia Vikander, who plays Catherine Parr, the last of Henry’s six wives. He takes on the role of Henry. Law took this role seriously and took care to look, speak, act, and smell like the ruler of his final years.
“I read a couple of interesting accounts that you can smell Henry three rooms away – his leg was rotting so badly that he hid it with rose oil,” Law said at a press conference at the Cannes Film Festival on Monday. It’s a big effect if I smell awful.”
A two-time Oscar nominee, she says she seeks professional help to achieve this goal. Law went to a perfumer, who he said gave him “great scents,” and asked him to create a “lousy scent” for himself.
“Somehow he found this extraordinary variety of blood, fecal matter, and sweat.” Peter Pan and Wendy The actor explained.
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The film’s director, Karim Aïnouz, confirmed the film. Fantastic Beasts The star was successful in his mission.
“When Jude got on set, it was horrible,” Aïnouz recalled.
Law added that he initially used the scent “very deftly”, but Aïnouz picked it up and sprayed it around the set when everyone else went to eat.
“It turned into a spray fest,” Law joked.
The scent must have had the effect Law hoped for on his performance, because fire grass After its premiere in Cannes, it received a standing ovation for eight minutes.
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