Jeff Bridges initially turned down virtually each main film function he’s taken on, having to be persuaded that it’s a good suggestion and he’s the best match. The function that he’s most well-known for, The Dude within the Coen Brothers‘ The Large Lebowski, isn’t any exception. Jeff Bridges initially resisted taking up the poster boy of slackers and stoners in every single place, for a considerably shocking motive.
Talking to The Hollywood Reporter in 2011, Bridges’ greatest buddy T-Bone Burnett and his brother Beau Bridges each defined that though Bridges made taking part in The Dude look simple, as if he was mainly taking part in himself, this was completely not the case.
Burnett stated; “Lots of people assume the Dude is Jeff, however the character in Starman (1984) is closest, as a result of he appears to have a look at the whole lot from outer area. Every thing is marvelous to him.” Beau Bridges stated; “That character took thought and focus. He put lots of time into making an attempt to determine precisely how he regarded, what he wore — the whole lot about him. And on the finish, you take a look at him, and he’s simply that relaxed dude.”
“I used to be involved about taking that half as a result of it was form of romancing a stoner, a pothead,” Jeff Bridges stated of The Large Lebowski. “My daughters on the time had been a bit bit extra susceptible. So I requested what they thought, and Jessie, my little woman, stated, ‘You’re an actor, you’re pretending.’”
“Up till Lebowski, we by no means had a video monitor [on set],” Joel Coen stated. “I used to be satisfied it will be misused, nevertheless it gave [Bridges] this means to verify his work and, after two or three takes, make refined changes that we couldn’t see.”
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