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John Leguizamo Based His ‘Washed-UpAction-Star Character in ‘The Menuon Steven Seagal

John Leguizamo Based His Washed Up Action Star Character on Steven Seagal

John Leguizamo Based His Washed Up Action Star Character on Steven Seagal

Steven Seagal; John Leguizamo in The Menu.
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존 레귀자모 used Steven Seagal as the basis for his latest role.

하는 동안 ~에 보기 지난주, Leguizamo, 62, discussed his new thriller The Menu, in which he plays a former action movie actor invited to a highly exclusive private island for a dining experience. The ensemble cast also includes Ralph Fiennes, 안야 테일러 조이, Nicholas Hoult, Hong Chau and Janet McTeer.

It’s really about addressing sort of a privilege and entitlement that all these peoplethat have too much money and want to be exclusive and keep people out. And then they get punished for their sins,” Leguizamo said of the plot.

Everybody’s got, 처럼, a sin; mine, obviously in the movie, is being a failed action star,” 그는 계속했다. “And I worked with a lot of action stars that became washed up and failures. That’s what I based it on. I’m not gonna name names, but if one pops into your head — Steven Seagal, by any chance.

The actor — who co-starred with Seagal, 지금 70, 에서 1996 영화 Executive Decision — then sipped from his mug while the audience and co-hosts laughed. Co-host Sunny Hostin then said, “And this is why we love you. Because you speak truth to power.

Leguizamo also told 엔터테인먼트 위클리 about the Seagal inspiration, 속담, “I’ve met lots of these stars like that, maybe before they were washed up. 내 말은, 지금 they’re washed-up. I kind of based mine on Steven Seagal. I had a bad run-in with him. We did a movie together. 그것은 Executive Decision. He’s kind of a horrible human.

John Leguizamo Based His Washed Up Action Star Character on Steven Seagal

John Leguizamo Based His Washed Up Action Star Character on Steven Seagal

존 레귀자모.
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A rep for Seagal did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment.

Seagal is known for such ’90s action movies as On Deadly Ground 그리고 Under Siege. 최근 몇 년 동안, the actor has been accused of sexual harassment and other misconduct by several women, 포함 Portia de Rossi, Julianna Margulies, 제니 맥카시 그리고 인사이드 에디션 correspondent Lisa Guerrero.

에 2018, Seagal was accused of rape by an extra who appeared in his 1994 영화 On Deadly Ground, 누가 말했다 그녀는 18 at the time of the alleged incident, which she claimed happened after the actor invited her to a wrap party at his home in Beverly Hills in 1993. Seagal has denied the accusations against him.

The Menu 지금 극장에서.