Jake Gyllenhaal gets into character while filming a scene for Stronger at the Boston Marathon Finish Line on Boylston Street on Saturday (April 30) in Boston, Mass.
The 35-year-old actor held up a sign for “Erin,” who was the real-life girlfriend (and now wife) of the character he’s playing, Jeff Bauman.
Based on the book Jeff wrote about surviving the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombings, Stronger is “a deeply personal account of his journey of recovery, examining his inner courage, community pride, familial bonds and an unexpected love,” according to Deadline.
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Jennifer Aniston is responding to her The Good Girl co-star Jake Gyllenhaal‘s admission that he had a crush on her “for years” during and after filming the 2002 film!
“I just don’t know why we’re finding this out now!” Jennifer told Access Hollywood.
When asked if things could have been different, Jennifer responded, “I don’t know! He likes the older ladies,” Jennifer said. “He hid it well!”
Jake told People about his crush on Jennifer, “I will say, I had a crush on her for years. And working with her was not easy. I was – um, yeah. That’s all I’m going to say. It was lovely. It wasn’t hard, that’s what I would say.”
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Jake appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon the night before and revealed director Peter Jackson had a brutal reaction to his failed The Lord of the Rings audition. He says no one told him he needed to have an English accent for the role.
“He literally turned to me and said, ‘You are the worst actor that I have ever seen.’ He said, ‘Did anyone tell you you were supposed to have an accent?’ I was like, ‘No!’ And he said, ‘Well, fire your agents,’” Jake recalled.
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