Adrien Brody turned down an opportunity to be in Lord of the Rings, a call he instantly regretted when he noticed the Peter Jackson epic within the theater.
In a latest profession retrospective with GQ, the Oscar-winning actor revealed the stunning truth, as he talked in regards to the movie he did do with Jackson, 2005’s King Kong.
“I, one way or the other, didn’t grasp it,” Brody stated of being approached for The Fellowship of the Ring. “I don’t know what half I’d have been proper for, nevertheless it was some Hobbit-like character. I used to be on the lookout for one thing else.”
And naturally, Brody stated he had main remorse.
“I bear in mind going to see Lord of the Rings within the theater with an ex-girlfriend. And she or he turned to me and stated, ‘You handed on Lord of the Rings?!’” the actor recalled. “I bear in mind feeling so silly. However I don’t suppose I’d have gotten the position of Jack in Peter’s [King Kong]. I don’t suppose that might have translated.”
Brody went on to say King Kong was a beautiful expertise for him and he discovered quite a bit about making a big-budget, epic story. “We had a premiere in Occasions Sq. they usually shut down all of Occasions Sq.,” he stated. “The mayor was there and launched us to town. It was an enormous deal. My face was immortalized on a McDonald’s soda cup. When does that occur for anybody?”
Watch the total profession retrospective under.