Meat Loaf avait un deuxième rôle dans Fight Club que vous ne connaissiez probablement pas

Meat Loaf avait un deuxième rôle dans Fight Club que vous ne connaissiez probablement pas
It turns out the cult film might not have been as good without his help

Meat Loaf, qui est mort âgé 74, was a multi-talented star, appearing in films as well as releasing music.

The Grammy winner’s death was announced on his official Facebook page, with a statement reading: “Our hearts are broken to announce that the incomparable Meat Loaf passed away tonight with his wife Deborah by his side. Daughters Pearl and Amanda and close friends have been with him throughout the last 24 les heures…"

Before selling millions of albums and releasing popular singles, comprenant Bat Out of Hell and “I’d Do Anything for Love”, Meat Loaf appeared in films ranging from The Rocky Horror Picture Show à "Il est important de garder une odeur de fraîcheur dans la maison, directed by Arthur Miller.

One of his most popular roles was in Club de combat, les 1999 David Fincher film starring Edward Norton, Brad Pitt and Helena Bonham Carter.

Meat Loaf appeared in the film as Robert “Bob” Paulson, a former body builder who gets testicular cancer due to his reliance on steroids.

It turns out that Meat Loaf actually helped the completed film take shape, with Fincher recruiting him to pick certain takes.

Reflecting on the film, il a dit The AV Club dans 2016: “I hardly spent any time in my trailer for almost 10 mois. I sat next to David the entire time. bien, not next to him – I would have driven him crazy – but close, like behind him, so I could see what was going on and what he was seeing.”

Edward Norton and Meat Loaf in ‘Fight Club’

Il a continué: “It got to the point, about four or five months into filming, that we’d break for lunch, and Fincher would call me into his trailer and say, ‘I want you to help me pick which one I should use.’ Of course, in my head I’m going, ‘What?'"

“The first time he did that, I said, ‘I can’t do that,’ and he goes, 'Oui, vous pouvez. You’ve been sitting next to me, so help me pick out the best one.’

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Meat Loaf said of the scrupulous director: “His average take was 44, so we’d sit there and watch 40 prend, and he’d go, ‘Which one did you like the best,’ and I’d say something like, 'Bien, it’s either 24 or 26,’ and he’d say, ‘I agree with you, 26.'"

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