A life tip from Gerard Butler: Do not rub phosphoric acid in your face. The actor discovered that out the arduous method when he by chance wiped the substance on his visage whereas filming a climatic scene for Aircraft.
Showing on Late Night time with Seth Meyers (through EW), Butler defined how the accident occurred whereas capturing Aircraft in Puerto Rico. His character, Brodie Torrance, goes arms on to repair an plane’s defective brakes.
“Now I am sticking my hand in between these two wheels, type of pretending that I do know what I am doing,” Butler informed Meyers. “Each time I deliver my arms out, they’re coated in blood and inexperienced fluid, proper? And I am like, ‘I do not know what this inexperienced fluid is.'”
Shortly, Butler came upon the substance was mainly phosphoric acid. Even worse, due to the warmth in Puerto Rico, he used his coated arms to do away with the sweat on his brow. “I am rubbing my face and, instantly, it is in my throat,” he stated. “It is in my mouth. It is up my nostril. It is in my eyes. It is burning my face, and I imply burning.”
Whereas it was painful, Butler laughed whereas saying the incident was nice for the scene. He is okay now and selling Aircraft, which premieres tomorrow, January 13. Butler is joined within the movie by Mike Colter, Yoson An, Daniella Pineda, Paul Ben-Victor, and Remi Adeleke.
Butler’s character, Brodie, is an airplane pilot who should staff up with an accused assassin, Louis Gaspare (portrayed by Colter), on a war-torn island. The pair find yourself there collectively after Brodie assists in an emergency touchdown after flying via a lightning storm.
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