Seth Rogen units the document straight about Emma Watson rumor

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Seth Rogen is clarifying his amplification of an outdated rumor about Emma Watson “storming off the set” of his 2013 apocalyptic darkish comedy “This Is the Finish.”

Mainly, no “storming” occurred, he stated in a notice posted Monday evening on Twitter.

However that got here after the actor-writer-director was quoted speaking concerning the incident in a British GQ story printed earlier the identical day.

Interviewer Stuart McGurk requested Rogen concerning the rumor, which held that the “Harry Potter” star stormed off the set after refusing to movie a scene wherein Danny McBride is a cannibal who makes an attempt to eat Rogen, James Franco and Jay Baruchel, all of the whereas retaining Channing Tatum on a leash.

“What occurred?” McGurk wrote. “Had she not learn the script correctly?”

Rogen defined what occurred, form of, with out clarifying something about Watson’s alleged conduct — or no less than with none clarification that made it into print.

“I imply, I don’t look again on that and suppose, ‘How dare she try this?’ You already know?” the actor informed the journal. “I feel typically whenever you learn one thing, relating to life it doesn’t appear to be what you thought it was. Nevertheless it was not some horrible ending to our relationship. She got here again the following day to say goodbye. She helped promote the movie. No arduous emotions and I couldn’t be happier with how the movie turned out in the long run.”

Rogen, who co-wrote and codirected the film, then backtracked and posted a profanity-peppered statement on social media Monday. In it, he clarified what occurred and praised Watson for having the braveness to talk up in what seems to have been an uncomfortable scenario.

“I wish to right a narrative that has emerged from a latest interview I gave,” the “Sausage Get together” actor wrote. “It misrepresents what really occurred. Emma Watson didn’t ‘storm off the set’ and it’s s— that the notion is that she did.”

Rogen defined that the scene had not been scripted because it was shot. Within the filmed model, McBride is a crazed cannibal residing in an outdated RV, Tatum scuttles round on all fours carrying not rather more than a leather-based thong and boots and a luchador masks. And Baruchel, Franco and Rogen are on their knees attempting to determine tips on how to escape McBride’s hungry, “Mad Max”-style mob, which is about to make them into dinner with the assistance of a chainsaw.

“[I]t was getting improvised, modified drastically and was not what [Watson] agreed to,” Rogen wrote. “The narrative that she was indirectly uncool or unprofessional is full bull—. I for certain ought to have communicated higher, and since I didn’t, she was put in an uncomfortable place.”

It seems Rogen was on board with Watson leaving.

“She and I spoke on the evening; it was total a s— scenario and it will need to have been arduous for her to say one thing and I’m very glad and impressed that she did,” Rogen wrote.

“We agreed on her not being within the scene collectively. I used to be thrilled for the chance to work together with her and could be thrilled to get that chance once more. I’m very sorry and upset it occurred, and I want I had finished extra to stop it.”

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