Cameron sex scene
And I think I made him feel very comfortable and nurtured. We wanted it to just feel natural." — Shailene Woodley, on 6. "It's actually kind of annoying, you're there for 12 hours, it's exhausting." — Justin Timberlake10.
"I will be lying there, kind of being slammed by a naked body, thinking, 'I want out of this bed. "You kind of suddenly feel this strange thing of asking people to participate in anything like that because they're not a real couple. I would have allowed them to be more prudish and they told me it was all right and important for the story. It's weird and uncomfortable at first, but then all the awkwardness melts away and you think, All right, we're doing this, so let's have fun with it. You're in that moment and it's happening and it's not going to get any better, so you might as well enjoy it." — Jon Hamm, on 12.
Nice work if you can get it." — Atom Egoyan, director of 14. "We had to rehearse the sex scene with David [Fincher], like every inch of it — 'Then you put your mouth on his dick here, and then this number of thrusts, and then you ejaculate.' He doesn't want a lot of reinterpretation once you start rolling." — Neil Patrick Harris, on shooting a sex scene with Rosamund Pike in 17. It made me realize I'm a very strong woman and this happened to me. I mean, you see everything." — Cameron Diaz, on 20.
You're with 100-something crew members, lighting you, repositioning you, there's no comfort whatsoever." — Mila Kunis, on 25. It wasn't like, lingering on anything that I felt, you know, modest about or anything. You do sort of go the opposite direction between takes. ' Like, totally benign conversation between to make it a little normal." — Natalie Portman, on 28. I think somebody told me, and I'm not sure who the actor was. I think he said something to the effect of, "I apologize if I get aroused and I apologize if I do not get aroused." And you have to say it with the accent if you do it. I mean, I don't go to the beach in a bikini for a reason. I'm going to do everything properly, disrobe at the last minute, and in between shots get the clothes back on.
You find out how strange this is to ask anybody to get naked together and put a camera on them. They wanted to do what they wanted to do and they were comfortable." — Angelina Jolie,on directing a sex scene for 11. There's a certain point when you go, '[Expletive] it, I'm already wet. "When it comes to sex scenes, I'm not comfortable doing them — I don't think anyone ever is comfortable doing those kinds of scenes." — Chloë Sevigny13.
I'm not going to get any less wet, so I might as well just enjoy how this feels.' I mean, sure, there's awkwardness about being in a weird flesh-colored thong, bouncing on top of an actress. "I'm convinced that the best way to shoot a sex scene and make it seem real is to use a master shot — an uninterrupted sequence with no cuts. The overwhelming challenge was how to show two (and in this case even more) people having sex without depicting the act of thrusting. More specifically, one part of the body must be in some form of friction with another.
I think it was Sir Laurence Olivier who said it, but ... But there is sort of always this awkward state of, is this OK, is that OK? But then I found that every time I put my robe back on, it rubbed all the body makeup off, and that added 20 minutes to filming.
And then in between it's like, just, let's act like nothing happened. As with all things in life, the second you stop making it about you and you make it about everyone else, it just got, dare I say, fun." — Anne Hathaway, on 32.