Joker movie controversial shooting incident shown on Jimmy Kimmel Live
Los Angeles: Joaquin Phoenix is busy promoting his upcoming movie Joker which hits cinema on October 4.
He recently sat for interview with Jimmy Kimmel and was caught “off-guard” when his behind-the-scenes clip from the sets of the Todd Phillips directorial was run on the show.
In the footage the actor is seen using expletives when he feels disturbed by “constant whispering” on the set.
Joaquin Phoenix apparently got infuriated because what he said he was distracted from his efforts to “find something real”.
Lawrence Sher, the renowned cinematographer, was at the receiving end of Phoenix’s wrath and was apparently compared to singer Cher by the Joker actor.
Phoenix then leaves the room saying, “I can’t do this man”.
Lawrance Sher had been previously involved in projects like Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019), The Hangover (2009) and Garden State (2004).
““Sometimes movies get intense. You have a lot of people in a small space and you’re trying to find something,” he said sheepishly. “That was supposed to be private, I’m sorry you guys [the audience] had to see that,” he told Jimmy Kimmel.
“I should probably publicly apologize to Larry. I am sorry, but he did whisper constantly while we’re trying to work, and sometimes it’s really hard to find the emotion you’re after… he shouldn’t have done it,”