Freddie Prinze Jr.'s 'i do know What you probably did final summer time' was an actor's hell on set

Freddie Prinze Jr. is aware of what the director did that summer time.

whereas promoting the March launch of his new horror film podcast, “That Was pretty Scary,” Prinze Jr. sat down with TooFab to dish on the making of 1 amongst his most notable movies, the 1997 teen slasher flick “i do know What you probably did final summer time.

Prinze Jr., who co-hosts the podcast with filmmaker Jon Lee Brody, revealed that his on-set expertise filming “i do know What you probably did final summer time” was, effectively, sort of scary.

“The director did not want me on this film and made it clear on a daily basis,” Prinze Jr. said on the podcast episode. “I wished a information. I wished a director. I wished course, and he was not making an try to current it.”

in line with Prinze Jr., Jim Gillespie, who directed the film, had his coronary heart set on “Clueless” actor Jeremy Sisto to play the position of Ray Bronson, nonetheless the studio and screenwriter Kevin Williamson noticed one factor in Prinze Jr. and wished him to play Bronson. Consequently, Prinze Jr. said, Gillespie had it out for him.

stress on set turned so intense that the then-21-yr-outdated actor said he awakened not eager to go to work, and in the end thought of quitting appearing altogether. “He would give all people notes earlier than we shot, besides me,” Prinze Jr. said. “He made it a stage to single me out, each time.”

“I’ll give the particular person this . . . he made no bones about it,” Prinze Jr. informed TooFab. “There was no passive aggressiveness — which I hate — he was very direct inside the fact that, ‘I don’t want you on this film.’ So when that’s your first job and also you hear these phrases, it simply wrecks you, man. It simply wrecks you.”

Prinze Jr. described receiving “psychotic notes” whereas filming, like, “Don’t depart your mouth open, you look silly everytime you do this.”

“That was the exact notice, phrase for phrase, I’ll always bear in thoughts it,” Prinze Jr. said. “and that i’m like, I’m both gonna break down or i’ve to beat this man’s ass. Like these have been the one two selections in my head. I bear in thoughts Ryan [Phillippe] obtained here as a lot as me and was like, ‘Screw that man, man. what quantity of occasions did you audition for this film?’ and that i am going, ‘5 occasions.’ He goes, ‘Yeah, you earned it. You didn’t get supplied the position, you earned it.’”

Prinze Jr. went on to say Gillespie subjected him to dangerous stunts that he had no enterprise performing and, on the podcast, informed a narrative about barely dodging a ship propeller accident that would have killed him.

The “She’s All That” actor insisted he held no sick will in direction of Gillespie, although. He said that if he hadn’t achieved the film, he by no means would have met his spouse, co-star Sarah Michelle Gellar, by no means would have furthered his profession and wouldn’t have the podcast he has now.


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