Oprah Winfrey refused to get "buck naked" for The Butler.
The talk show host - who plays Gloria in the historical fiction drama - was adamant she wasn't going to bare her flesh in a romantic scene with her co-star Terrence Howard, and she regularly had disagreements with her director Lee Daniels about it.
"You know, he [Daniels] would have had me buck naked on that sofa if I had let him. He did more screaming than I did - I'm not a screamer," she told The Daily Mail.
Oprah's alter-ego plays the wife of a White House butler (Forest Whitaker), but when she becomes bored with her lifestyle, she strikes up an affair with her neighbor (Howard). However, the 59-year-old actress wasn't keen on her character inappropriately fondling with her new lover and insisted Gloria shouldn't go to bed with the man next door: "If she's going to roll around in bed in the middle of the afternoon, then it would be a lie, a fake thing."
Samuel L. Jackson won't be doing anymore nude scenes.
The Django Unchained star recently injured his shoulder whilst shooting in Germany for his new film Big Game, and he's joked that the injury has ruined his chances of stripping off in any future movies.
"When I landed on my shoulder the ligaments which hold the clavicle down snapped and my clavicle jumped up... So yeah all my topless, naked, nude scenes are done now!" he quipped.
The 64-year-old actor, who has been on a strict vegan diet for the last three months, injured his shoulder after he was thrown out of a helicopter from a staggering height, but he insists he won't let the wound put a stop to his acting career: "I was flipped from a height of about seven feet out of a freezer, which is supposedly a helicopter flying through some woods. They had a camera on one end of the freezer and I was on the other and the stuntman jumped off the freezer, the camera flipped the freezer and I went flying out of it and landed on my shoulder." He added, "I love my job, I'm fortunate enough to be sort of in demand and I get to choose some interesting things to do and hopefully that will continue."
Anna Faris is glad she no longer has to strip down in films.
The Scary Movie actress admits most of the scripts she was sent in her early career called for some kind of nudity and although she was never prudish about showing off her body she is glad she has left those roles behind.
Anna - who is married to Parks and Recreation actor Chris Pratt - told the Metro newspaper, "The roles are getting better. I'm grateful I don't have to be chasing a guy in my underwear. In my 20s, it felt like there was a point in every script where it said, 'As she slowly unbuttons her blouse.'"
Anna - who stars in her own TV show Mom - admits she was "competitive" and "insecure" as a young actress starting off in Hollywood. However, since having her 14-month-old son Jack she insists she's a lot less hung up about her career: "I feel like I was in a panic in my 20s. I was competitive and insecure and I took rejection harder. Having a baby makes your priorities shift. I'm feeling very fortunate and happy."
Amanda Seyfried feared her latest acting role would ruin her Hollywood career.
The 27-year-old actress appears naked in her new movie, Lovelace, in which she plays a 1970's porn star, and despite calling the experience "liberating," the blonde star believes taking on the role was a huge risk. "This is the riskiest thing that's happening in Hollywood right now. The first thing you think about is that it could ruin my career," she said.
The L' actress previously claimed that despite her initial hesitations to appear naked on the big screen, it was much easier than she thought it would be:
"It's funny, because I felt liberated when I was doing it. I'm sure people that are very protective of me wouldn't feel very comfortable with that, but it's like, what's the big deal? Growing up I was made to feel nudity was wrong because everything was always censored in movies, and it was just like, why are we covering ourselves up? It didn't seem as scary as I thought it was [going to be]. It was astonishing how quickly I was able to jump in whole-heartedly."
Selena Gomez wants to shed her innocent image.
The Spring Breakers actress, who recently split from her on/off boyfriend Justin Bieber for good, is reportedly open to the idea of appearing topless in a movie because she wants to show off her edgier side.
"Now that Selena is growing up to be a more serious actress and separating herself from her Disney past, she has no problem going topless if the role calls for it. Without a doubt, Selena would go topless in a film if the role was right," a source close to the 20 year-old actress said.
The multi-talented beauty has recently been focusing on her music career but said she plans to put it on hold to concentrate on movies in the future: "I'm just kind of halting music for a bit. [I've] been really focused on more acting. For me it's been fun to take risks and do things that are completely different. To be honest, maybe some of you guys might not be comfortable with it ... I'm still the same person. Things that challenge me really excite me. I'm doing another movie called The Getaway with Ethan Hawke. It's really, really exciting. So we're doing that and then hopefully another movie, but that hasn't really been confirmed yet. Then I'll start working on my fourth album, which will be the best album I'll ever do!"
Little truth has been spilled about Lars von Trier's upcoming film Nymphomaniac, and while many who work on the film would like to keep it that way, its producer Louise Vesth opened up about some of the new techniques the Danish director will be implementing in the sex scenes.
When actor Shia LaBeouf went around claiming that he'd be having real sex on camera, he was only partially correct. Instead, von Trier will film the sex scene twice: once with the actors and again with their doubles. In post-production, the doubles' nether regions will be superimposed onto the actors', making it appear as though they were truly getting physical.
“We shot the actors pretending to have sex and then had the body doubles who really did have sex and in post we will digital impose the two. So above the waist it will be the star and the below the waist it will be the doubles," Vesth explained.
The complicated post-production work cost the film an unveiling at Cannes, but it is expected to hit theaters this December.
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Ashley Tisdale would never go topless on screen.
Although the 27-year-old actress recently posed for the new issue of Maxim magazine in just an open leather jacket and underwear, she draws the line at baring all onscreen.
"I don't think I'd ever do a topless role. I'll do drama and stuff but I don't think I'll ever go topless for something. I'm very comfortable in my body. I'm definitely more of a comedian. I don't really take myself too seriously," she said.
However, the High School Musical star loved taking part in the sexy shoot for the men's magazine and hasn't ruled out similar work in the future: "Maxim was fun and I was really excited.. It was shot at the beach in Malibu, and I'm, like, a beach type of person. I feel like it was cool."
Rosario Dawson found it difficult walking around completely naked for her new movie.
The 33-year-old Trance star - who recently split from the movie's director Danny Boyle - has admitted she felt "insecure" walking around with nothing on and her co-stars including James McAvoy made the experience "more awkward" by refusing to look at her.
Speaking at the world premiere of the movie at the Odeon West End in London's Leicester Square on Tuesday night, she exclusively told BANG Showbiz:
"The hardest and scariest part about it was walking. I was trying to figure out, like, how do you walk in front of everyone when you're naked? I don't think you really plan to do that really well. It's actually interesting because everyone's trying to be really respectful and polite and not look at you, but that almost makes it a little bit more awkward because you know you're performing to a certain extent. Like, I'm standing there and I'm walking across the room and I'm like, 'Am I walking too slow? Should I move my hip a little bit more?' You really get self conscious about the stupidest things. It was really funny because I'm looking over at James and James is not looking at me at all. He's looking at my shoulder; he's looking at some spot on the wall. It's sort of just like, OK, just be in the moment, be in the character."
Rooney Mara isn't fazed by nude scenes. While the Side Effects actress isn't a fan of gratuitous nudity in movies, she isn't adverse to stripping off onscreen because she doesn't think it's a big deal.
"I certainly don't want to be involved in anything that is gratuitous, but I don't think the human body is something to be ashamed of. Every other person on the planet has the same parts as I do. So seeing them shouldn't be a huge shock to most people," she told Interview.
While she isn't worried about baring all oncreen, Rooney sometimes stresses about what would happen her latest work if she died during filming: "Sometimes I think about that--like, 'Okay, if I died right now, would they have to reshoot the whole film? Or would they be able to edit around it.' Then I think through the scenes that are left to shoot, and weigh if they would be able to finish it or not."
Rooney also revealed she tries to eat healthily although junk food can be her downfall. "I try to eat food that hasn't been washed in ammonia and then packaged in the shape of breaded dinosaurs filled with cheese - even though those are very tasty. I like to eat food that can actually make it through the 20-plus feet of my small intestine," the 27 year-old said.
Practically akin to Channing Tatum quitting acting for a year, Megan Fox has recently revealed that she won't strip down for a film role in the future - all because of her son.
The 26 year-old - known for her characters' sexy clothing and/or barely there styles - gave birth to her son Noah in late September. She opened up about how she takes great consideration into which roles she chooses now that she is a mother:
"It changes your perspective about being overly sexual in a film when you have a baby. I'm going to be more cautious about choosing films because I'm already thinking about when he's in school and his friends are going to be showing him my photo shoots with me in a bikini and he's going to be horrified. So that will deter me from making some of the choices I made before."
Megan will next appear in Judd Apatow's This is 40 - set for a December 21 release - which will most likely be the last role where we see the actress in lingerie!
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