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Gerard Butler Tears Up Talking About 'Machine Gun Preacher'

Gerard Butler Tears Up Talking About 'Machine Gun Preacher'

Check out this new poster for Gerard Butler‘s upcoming movie Machine Gun Preacher!

The 41-year-old Scottish actor recently sat down with the L.A. Times and teared up while discussing the film.

“This happened to me a lot when we were filming. I would just be overcome. I feel every emotion. I haven’t talked much about this movie in a while, and I did the other day, and I just started crying. I cried for about five minutes,” he explained.

During filming, screenwriter Jason Keller met with Gerard for “marathon sessions to deconstruct each scene.”

“I think it was a great responsibility for Gerry to play the role of a guy who is alive, a guy who is as dynamic as Sam with a story that’s so incredible,” Jason told the LAT. “During the sessions, and even when we were filming, I saw him going deeper and deeper [into the role]. It was an incredible burden [for him].”

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