safe house It’s trending in Netflix’s top 10, and this fact hasn’t gone unnoticed by any of its stars. Ryan Reynolds co-starred with Denzel Washington in the 2012 action flick, and dead pool The actor shared a behind the scenes story about the film. Apparently, he accidentally hit Washington in the face while shooting a busy scene, and still feels bad about it.
Ryan Reynolds remembers ‘breaking’ Denzel Washington’s eye in ‘Safe House’
safe house Nearly 10 years old, but it’s getting new life on Netflix. It stars Reynolds as Matt Weston, a CIA agent in charge of overseeing a safe house in South Africa. Washington’s character is a rogue CIA vet named Tobin Frost who is carrying harmful state secrets. When Frost is captured and taken to Weston’s action-less site, the action finally begins.
There is a car chase in the film where Frost exits the trunk through the back seat. He tries to fight Weston in the driver’s seat. in a new instagram Post, Reynolds recalled how he accidentally hit Washington in the eye twice during the shooting of the scene.
Fun fact in honor of “Safe House is trending on Netflix… Shooting the other day, we were filming a fight scene inside a speeding, out of control car, when my head shot into Denzel Washington’s eye. Got it. I couldn’t stop apologizing. In the next take, it happened again. This time I got the other eye. He was fine because he’s Denzel Washington. But I still haven’t recovered. I never will, Reynolds wrote.
Washington also told about the black eye incident.
Back in 2012, Reynolds and Washington talked IndieWire To promote the film. He joked about how Washington got his first black eye because of Reynolds’ stunt going wrong.
“I reach up, we’re flying around in the car, and it’s flying back just as I was moving,” Washington said describing the scene. “And then get it! He gave me a black eye.” Reynolds was humiliated and explained to IndieWire how he already felt intimidated after seeing his co-star storm. He was waiting for Washington’s response.
“I tried to make him feel bad about it,” Washington teased. “I was like, ‘What the…!’ I’ve never seen a black eye in my life, but I can’t say no more.” And Reynolds laughed and quipped that at least his first came courtesy of “Apologetic Canadians.”
Washington endures waterboarding at ‘Safe House’
Another Little Known Factoid About safe house This is how Washington did waterboarding in the film’s torture scene. He talked about it in an interview with ScreenSlam, and said that he tolerated as much as possible for his character.
“I did it to the extent that I was able to, and I tried to do it realistically,” he said. “It’s so confusing and distracting… suffocating. But I really wanted to go for it for how it felt. And you think, ‘Oh, I can hold my breath and that’s okay’ Will go.’ But they just keep pouring water.”
safe house 16, so fans can watch Reynolds and Washington running, shooting, and bleeding blood while imagining Reynolds’ black eye blunders.
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