Matt Damon grew to become cautious of being typecast after an odd assembly with Hugh Grant within the Nineties.
The actor, who’s been nominated for a variety of Academy Awards over time for various performances in Invictus and The Martian, to not point out his unforgettable turns within the Bourne collection, left the assembly with a renewed outlook on his future profession.
‘[Grant] had these concepts. and he was explaining them like, ‘Then smoothie Hugh is available in and saves the day.’ He saved referring to himself as ‘smoothie Hugh’, like he was utterly over it,’ Damon recalled to The New York Times. ‘That system was making him be this factor – and he was nice at it, and he has proven he’s extra – however that wasn’t all he was.’
Grant is best-known as a rom-com star, however he’s showcased his darker chops in The Undoing and extra eccentric, comedic abilities in Paddington 2 and The Gents.
Following their assembly, Damon strove to by no means let himself get trapped within the field of sure roles, happening to star in Saving Non-public Ryan, Dogma, The Proficient Mr. Ripley, Ocean’s Eleven, Euro Journey, The Departed, Contagion, Elysium, No Sudden Transfer and the upcoming Stillwater, which acquired acclaim on the Cannes Movie Pageant.
Grant joked to the outlet that he’s nonetheless owed screenplay from the writing duo. ‘I’ve been ready 25 years for it,’ he stated.