Evan Rachel Wood’s ‘Across the Universe’ Drug Revelation

 Evan Rachel Wood currently shared a shocking behind-the-scenes revelation about the making of the 2007 musical film “Across the Universe.” During a digital message for a special screening on the Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Wood disclosed that she and co-megastar Jim Sturgess had been definitely beneath the impact of medicine while filming a psychedelic sequence.

Due to a knee damage, Wood could not attend the event in man or woman but recorded a video message in which she acknowledged the experience. “They advised me to share a funny tale or moment from when we were on set,” Wood stated. “Well, I’ll just say this … at some stage in the ‘I Am the Walrus’ scene, any second you see myself and Jim Sturgess, we’re sincerely tripping.”

Directed by means of Julie Taymor, the scene in query functions Wood’s person Lucy and Sturgess’ Jude experiencing a hallucinogenic journey set to the Beatles music “I Am the Walrus,” finished via Bono as “Dr. Robert.” The series is known for its swirling shades and psychedelic visuals, which now have an added layer of authenticity.

Evan Wood found out that Taymor wasn’t first of all aware of their drug use. “When I advised her that in a while, she said, ‘Oh. That makes experience!’” Wood recalled. She also discussed the film’s tumultuous manufacturing, noting that the studio wanted to take away political, queer, and psychedelic elements, but Taymor effectively fought to preserve the film’s integrity.

“Across the Universe” stays a cult favourite for its formidable inventive selections and enduring soundtrack, in spite of its preliminary challenges. Wood’s revelation offers a new perspective on the movie’s introduction and underscores the willpower of its director and forged in bringing a completely unique imaginative and prescient to the display.


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