Milo Kunis reveals why she got into trouble on the set of 2008 Forgot Sarah Marshall. Directed by Nicholas Stoller, Forgot Sarah Marshall tells the story of struggling musician Peter (Jason Segel) who travels to Hawaii to get over a recent breakup, but where his ex-girlfriend Sarah (Kristen Bell) is staying at his hotel with her new boyfriend (Russell Brand) . Produced by Judd Apatow, the film was a critical and commercial hit, and was released as Segel rose to prominence for his role as Marshall in the hit ABC sitcom. How I met your mother.
Kunis plays in Forgot Sarah Marshall as Rachel, a hotel concierge at Peter’s Hawaiian resort. The two characters eventually develop feelings for each other, and it is ultimately Rachel that Peter ends up with instead of Sarah. Although he was already an accomplished actor, he played in the 7th heaven and That show from the 70’s, in addition to voicing Meg in Family man, Forgot Sarah Marshall marked one of Kunis’ first major roles in a major Hollywood film. Kunis would appear in many popular movies after that Forgot Sarah Marshallincluding Eli’s book, Date Night, Friends with Benefits, Ted, Black Swanand bad mothers.
In a new retrospective video on careers for Vanity Fair, Kunis talks about her experiences with making Forgot Sarah Marshall and reveals that she got into some serious trouble on the set of the film. The actor explains that there was a military base on the same Hawaiian island where they shot the film, and she bought a young soldier a drink at the hotel bar one evening. Because the soldier was a minor, Kunis says the resort staff eventually reported her to a producer. Check out Kunis’ full memory. of the following events:
“I also got into trouble. We came to the resort, we are on an island that also has a military base, and so at the time our resort had a lot of families visiting their children who were in the military base. I was of age, I was 22 at the time, and I remember I had myself a drink and there was this guy there who had this whole camo on and he couldn’t get a drink and he was about 20 I think. And I thought, ‘Oh my god, you’re fighting for our country and you can’t get a drink? I’ll get you a damn drink!’ And I went to get drink for the kid and I got so much trouble from that hotel. They went to talk to Shauna, who was our producer at the time, and they said, ‘Your actress, that’s not okay. She cannot buy drinks for minors.” And I thought, ‘Obviously he’s in the military, give that boy a beer. What does it matter?’ Thank god I didn’t get kicked out, and I wasn’t fired, but I didn’t do that again… in that hotel.”
How forgetting Sarah Marshall shaped Mila Kunis’ career
Forgot Sarah Marshall‘s success with critics and at the box office helped make Kunis and her co-stars Hollywood stars. Kunis will appear next in That show from the 90s, proving that the actor still has a penchant for comedy, but after that she appeared in some more serious movies Forgot Sarah Marshall. Kunis’s role in Eli’s bookfor example, was the star’s first action-oriented installment, and the film saw her star opposite Denzel Washington as a survivor in a post-apocalyptic take on America.
Despite these more serious roles, including an intensely dramatic turn in Darren Aronofsky’s Black SwanKunis has always had a distinct penchant for comedy. Forgot Sarah Marshall remains one of the actor’s most successful and beloved comedic performances, and the film was released at a time when Judd-Apatow-produced comedies were immensely popular with audiences. Kunis’ story about getting into trouble on the set of Forgot Sarah Marshall will likely add to the re-watching experience of the film for fans and is clear evidence that the actor enjoyed both off-screen and on-screen fun.
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