It is fair to say that Hollywood’s leading lady has an eye for the winners.In 2014, the actress was reportedly in a sizzling romance with future Southpaw co-star Jake Gyllenhaal.“Ryan came to me, and there’s 150 people standing in this big scene, and he says, ‘Nick come here.’ And he’s doing a scene with Rachel and he says, ‘Would you take her out of here and bring in another actress to read off camera with me? The rest of the film wasn’t smooth sailing, but it was smoother sailing.” 2 Ryan and Rachel continued to argue on the set, but the palpable tension created a more convincing love story on screen.
Back in 2004, though, studios and moviegoers weren’t as quick to anoint the Nicholas Sparks adaptation as a success.
So, when the studio came down to see the scene — because they didn’t believe we could do it — the guy marched them out there like the Pied Piper and they went out on the lake.
We were happy to do that on a technical level because the birds are so beautiful. Ryan Gosling improvised one of your favorite lines.
“But Ryan finds significance in talking about hairstyles and everything.” So how did they agree on how to bring old and young Noah to life? Do what you want, kid.” [Ryan] says, “Okay, I guess I’ll wear contacts.
An important meeting Cassavetes still thinks about fondly: [Ryan] says, “I was thinking about accents.