Jeemo wrote: fueryIre wrote:
Dayodead wrote:Val is notorious for being difficult to work with..Once you get that "Sean Young" kind of rep, it's difficult to get away from it..Earned or not, this might be why he has been relegated to the underbelly of the industry since around 2005 (When he did 'Kiss Kiss Bang Bang')...
Was shooting commercials in Australia about 20 years ago and a bunch of the sparks and chippies on the crew we were using had been up to Papua New Guinea to shoot Island of Dr Moreau. They all said that VK was a cunt of the highest order and played a major role in getting director, John Frankenheimer kicked off the picture
Richard Stanley was the original director. He was fired and replaced by Frankenheimer. Film was a disaster from start to finish.
Yeah I had some friends and family work on Island of Dr Moreau, no one had good things to say about Kilmer then. But I have friends who've met him more recently and they said he was actually really friendly and loads more grounded than they expected. They all went out for lunch, he paid, was really good humoured. Now i think about it, they met him when he was here trying to be best pals with Cate Blanchett and her hubby, which as been the subject of much mirth in the news lately since his Blanchett-obsessed tweets.
My mate Jo said that she thinks he's a much nicer guy since he ate his old self!