The star also discussed his sex scenes with Whishaw, saying: “A gay love scene isn’t any more awkward than doing a straight one.” Grant previously opened up about his sex scenes with Whishaw in an interview with Pink News.
“There we were one Sunday morning, we did our whole love story in a day…
Alan Clay (Hanks) is a washed-up American businessman trying to set up an IT deal with the Saudi King.
It was really interesting to try and think about what it would be to be a woman.
I wished I lived in a time where actors did those kinds of transformative roles more.
I’m doing three: Frobisher in the thirties; a female American in the seventies, in the Luisa Rey section; and a smallish role, where I’m basically an extra, in a modern-day nursing home, in the Timothy Cavendish section.
Everybody’s swapping race and gender, so it’s very ambitious and quite fun. You’ve kind of played a woman before: You were a witch in the National Theatre’s adaptation of .] My Marilyn Manson breasts.
Freddie’s crusade for the truth extends to everyone around him.