George Clooney said he was evaded by Hollywood after Batman and Robin failed in 1997.
George Clooney said that Batman and Robin were turned away by Hollywood after their failure.
The 59-year-old actor starred alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger, Alicia Silverstone, Chris O’Donnell and Uma Thurman in the 1997 superhero film, revealing that, as the Hollywood directors rejected, a malicious project almost ruined his film career. To work with him following the box office.
The film earned $238 million internationally from a production budget of $125 million. Box office mojo.
A look back: George Clooney, 59, was evaded by Hollywood after Batman and Robin failed, and as directors refused to work with him for a while, saying that a very vicious project almost ruined his film career.
Oscar winner who appeared in the TV drama ER from 1994 to 1999 Sun of sun In an interview with the group Zoom, he believes his fortunes changed when he teamed up with Steven Soderbergh to create the 1998 crime comedy Out Of Sight with Jennifer Lopez.
Stephen came from a few flops and I came from Batman and Robin and we both needed success. ‘Our backs leaned against the wall in some way. At that time I was still doing ER, and there was always a conversation like this about whether I could go from television to film. It was a big deal and I was losing that argument.
‘After Batman and Robin, I realized that I would be responsible for the film as well as the performance. So we waited and when we found the movie, we went after Stephen to direct it. There was a director attached, but I left because I was not a movie star. ‘
Clooney said,’Steven directed Hell in that movie. He did a beautiful job with it.’
Revenue Decrease: According to Box Office Mojo, the film earned $238 million internationally from $125,000,000 in production costs.
Turnaround: The actor teamed up with director Steven Soderberg and said he returned to the grace of Tinseltown after making the crime comedy’Out Of Sight’ with Jennifer Lopez in 1998.
Despite his fame and success, the Kentucky-born actor is modest in his approach to his career.
‘I quit smoking for three dollars and 33 cents an hour. ‘And when I left Kentucky, I knew one thing, that I didn’t want to be a cigarette cutter. So everything on it became juicy to me. ‘
The actor, married to human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, said: ‘That’s why people tend to feel silly when they are tortured. [fame]. It doesn’t mean you don’t have hard times and something doesn’t upset someone, but the overall spirit should be interesting. I’ve been a struggling actor for 15 years. All jobs were “Thank you, thank you, thank you.”
‘And you show up and some guy is a idiot and you say, “I don’t care. I got a job. I’m getting paid and paying my rent. I’m glad to be here. I’m lucky.”
In a conversation with the publication, Clooney said it was still a’star trick’ for certain actors such as Robert Redford and Paul Newman, despite Hollywood stardom for decades.