Gone Girl, one of the most highly-anticipated films of the year, opens in theaters today (October 3) and Ben Affleck’s performance is already garnering a lot of attention.
Why? Well, partially because of his interpretation of author Gillian Flynn’s charming and manipulative character Nick Dunne and partially because he has a full-frontal nude scene briefly in the David Fincher-directed flick.
During an interview with MTV News, the Academy Award-winning actor joked, “I try to get in every movie!” before explaining, “It’s ironic because David [Fincher] said to me from the beginning, ‘This is a warts and all movie. It can have no vanity. You have to see the naked underbelly of this character.’”
And while Affleck apparently had no problem baring it all for the cameras, there was one thing he refused to do on screen – and that was wearing a Yankees cap!
According to The New York Times (via MSN.com), the Boston-born star was supposed to wear the hat during a scene in which he is trying to hide from the press, but Affleck refused.
“I said, ‘David, I love you, I would do anything for you,’” Affleck explained. “‘But I will not wear a Yankees hat. I just can’t. I can’t wear it because it’s going to become a thing, David. I will never hear the end of it. I can’t do it.’ And I couldn’t put it on my head.”
So, to recap: Ben Affleck would rather wear nothing at all than have to wear a Yankees hat!
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