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LABEOUF DESCRIBES CONFRONTATION WITH STONE

September 22, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

When appearing at promotional events with the actors in their movies, directors frequently assert that they welcome their suggestions for dialogue changes. But at Monday night’s premiere of Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps in New York, Shia LaBeouf indicated that Oliver Stone may not be so receptive. As related today by New York magazine’s Vulture blog, LaBeouf told reporters at the premiere about an incident on the set of the movie when he was supposed to say to the character played by Josh Brolin, “You should look at yourself in the mirror first and see yourself. It might scare you.” LaBeouf recalled, “I looked at the line for a couple of months and thought I’d go to Oliver and say, ‘You look at the mirror’ and ‘look at yourself.’ It’s sort of repetitive. Why don’t we just cut one of those? Why don’t I say, ‘Look at yourself. It might scare you.’ This is Oliver verbatim. He looks at me and goes, ‘I like “mirror.” I wrote Scarface. Go f**k yourself.'”