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David Fincher Speaks Out About The On-Set Tensions With Jake Gyllenhaal

Well-known filmmaker David Fincher, who recently slammed Joaquin Phoenix’s portrayal of ‘Joker’ during a ‘Mank‘ press tour, talked for the first time about the tension with Jake Gyllenhaal on ‘Zodiac‘ set.

In an exclusive interview with Times, the director opened up about the tensions he experienced with Gyllenhaal in the shooting of ‘Zodiac,’ which has been marked as the 12th greatest film of the 21st, almost a decade ago. The controversies among the director and the actor which were not known during the film’s theatrical run came in sight now.

Fincher said that Gyllenhaal was in an “unenviable position” due to his youngness and famous, while “working for someone not allow you to take a day off.” The filmmaker continued:

“I believe you have to have everything out of your peripheral vision… I don’t think he’d ever been asked to concentrate on minutiae, and I think he was very distracted.”

According to Fincher, during the filming, the actor had numerous people whispering that Sam Mendes’ ‘Jarhead‘ was going to be this massive movie and put him in this other league.

“Every weekend he was being pulled to go to the Santa Barbara film festival and the Palm Springs film festival and the Catalina film festival. And when he’d show up for work, he was very scattered.”

As widely known, Gyllenhaal portrayed ‘Anthony Swofford‘ in the 2005 dated film, based on Swofford’s memoir of the same name, and received a 10th Satellite Award nomination for Best Actor – Drama.

In the interview, Fincher also stated that the actor had apologized for his distraction and that the tensions had decreased by the end of the production. The filmmaker, who is familiar with clashing with Hollywood stars because of his strict rules on the set, added he does not want to make excuses for behavior, and continued:

“There are definitely times when I can be confrontational if I see someone slacking. People go through rough patches all the time. I do. So I try to be compassionate about it. But. It’s Four. Hundred. Thousand. Dollars. A day. And we might not get a chance to come back and do it again.”

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