Guy doesn’t look like he’s thrilled to be posing for pictures, does he?
Guy Pearce covers the August 2014 issue of GQ Australia magazine photographed by Mick Bruzzese.
That cover just screams “FINE. Just get it over with.” Nice outfit, though.
Inside, he says things we didn’t expect Guy Pearce to say:
On his marijuana addiction: “There was no conscious reason to my all-day, everyday pot smoking other than I was overworked and thought being high was great fun. It’s a terrible thing to advocate, but I’m not the first person to talk about drug taking and creativity in the same sentence and the fact is, I was hooked on it. I loved the altered state marijuana brought me and I really enjoyed making music and delving into films through the prism of pot.”
On Nick Cave coming to his rescue: “Strangely, it was Nick Cave who got me out of it. The phone rang at home and of course I was stoned and didn’t answer. This big baritone voice started on the answering machine: ‘Look I’m sorry to be calling you at home, Guy. It’s Nick Cave. We’ve sent you a script [for the movie The Proposition] and I dunno if you’re interested…’ By now I was giggling under the sofa going, ‘Faaaark man, it’s Nick Cave’.”
On crediting his success to director Stephan Elliot for his breakout film role in “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert”: “Thank god Stephan Elliot cast me. It was the first time I felt, I have some chops here, some skills I can take somewhere.”
Man, there’s not one picture here we like. He looks fussy or mildly annoyed in all of them.
In other, slightly random news, Lo just happened to tell T last night that he never could stand Guy Pearce as an actor. Tom was shocked in that wholly irrational “How can we have been together this long and you never told me this?” way. Then he had to admit that, aside from Priscilla, Memento and L.A. Confidential, he can’t really name any other memorable performances. What’s the Bitter Kitten take on this actor?
[Photo Credit: Mick Bruzzese for GQ Australia]
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