Hugh Grant ‘DrunkenlyWatched Love Actually with Wife — and She Thought Movie Was ‘All About Pain

SANTA MONICA, 저것 - 12 월 11: Hugh Grant (NS) and Anna Elisabet Eberstein attend The 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on December 11, 2016 산타모니카에서, 캘리포니아. (프레이저 해리슨/게티 이미지에 의해 사진)

SANTA MONICA, 저것 - 12 월 11: Hugh Grant (NS) and Anna Elisabet Eberstein attend The 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on December 11, 2016 산타모니카에서, 캘리포니아. (프레이저 해리슨/게티 이미지에 의해 사진)

Anna Eberstein and Hugh Grant in December 2016.
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Hugh Grant 아내 Anna Eberstein recently sat down to watch his beloved Christmas rom-com — and took note of its elements of “통증” 그리고 “suffering.

During the ABC News special The Laughter & Secrets of Love Actually: 20 몇 년 후 that aired Tuesday night, 승인하다, 62, told host 다이앤 소여 that he and Annadrunkenly” 보았다 실제로 사랑 not too long ago.

It comes from the heart — it’s true,” he said of the movie’s themes. “And I did drunkenly watch a bit of 실제로 사랑 a few months ago with my wife, and she was the one who said, ‘Oh look, it’s all about pain; it’s all about suffering.’ ”

Sawyer, 76, then said, “… and about awkwardness and little rejections and little disappointments in yourself.Grant agreed, “예.”

Writer/director Richard Curtis also worked with Grant on 1994’s 네 번의 결혼식과 장례식, 1999'NS Notting Hill and 2001’s Bridget Jones’s Diary. Curtis, 66, told Sawyer that Grant ismy luckiest break.

I don’t even know if I’d have a career without Hugh, so I’m very grateful he came along,” said Curtis, 첨가, “His crankiness isn’t just pretend. He’s often cranky and often unhappy, but he’s also the only person in the world who’s never sent me a text that hasn’t made me laugh.

Grant complimented Curtis’ 쓰기, telling Sawyer that 실제로 사랑is a bit psychotic” 그리고 “Richard on steroids.” 그는 덧붙였다, “But the thing is with him, what you have to remember is when he writes about love, he means it. And that is quite rare.

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Hugh Grant in 실제로 사랑 (2003).
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The hourlong special, which is available to stream on Hulu starting Wednesday, features cast members 엠마 톰슨 (여자 이름), 승인하다 (David/the prime minister), 로라 리니 (사라), Bill Nighy (Billy Mack), Thomas Brodie-Sangster (샘), Olivia Olson (조안나) 그리고 더, plus Curtis and a message from Martine McCutcheon (나탈리).

NS 2003 holiday film also starred the late Alan Rickman, 앤드류 링컨, 키이라 나이틀리, Colin Firth, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rodrigo Santoro, Lúcia Moniz, Martin Freeman, Kris Marshall, Joanna Page, Heike Makatsch, Abdul Salis, Gregor Fisher and Liam Neeson.

추가적으로, the rom-com included cameos from 데니스 리차드, 빌리 밥 손튼, January Jones, Elisha Cuthbert, Shannon Elizabeth, Claudia Schiffer 그리고 Rowan Atkinson.

Much of the cast reunited back in 2017 위해 실제로 사랑 mini-sequel. The 10-minute revival, written and directed again by Curtis, was part of Comic Relief’s annual Red Nose Day, a fundraiser for children that draws huge stars for its comedy routines.

In the ABC News special, Grant also admitted 그 “hate(d)” the idea of his iconic dance scene. The scene in question sees Grant’s character David, aka the prime minister, getting down throughout his residence at 10 Downing Street to a backing track of The Pointer Sisters’ “Jump.

I saw it in the script and I thought, '잘, I’ll hate doing that,’ ” 그는 말했다. “I didn’t fancy doing the dance at all, let alone rehearsing it.

He kept saying no,” added Curtis, 농담, “I think he was hoping I’d get ill or something and we’d say, '오, 잘, what a shame, we’ll have to lose that dancing sequence.’ ”

실제로 사랑 is now streaming on Peacock.