Seth Rogen had seemingly admitted that Emma Watson had stormed off the set of This is The End.
However, he took to Twitter to clarify certain things and “correct” the story. According to him, the reports had misrepresented what actually happened. He had starred in, co-wrote and co-directed the film. Excluding him there were also other actors like James Franco and Jonah Hill who also featured in the film.
They starred as fictional versions of themselves pretending to survive the apocalypse. Previously in an interview, Seth had addressed the rumors that the actress had walked off the set after objecting about a scene in the movie that involved cannibalism.
The actor admitted that there were no hard feelings between them. However, he has clarified that in a Twitter statement. He wrote, “Emma Watson did not ‘storm off the set’ and it’s sh***y that the perception is that she did.” The actor further explained the incident as he shared that the scene wasn’t what was orginally scripted.
Seth shared that it was getting improvised and changed drastically. This was not what Emma had agreed to. The actor further explained that the narrative that she was in some way “uncool or unprofessional” is not true. He admitted how he should have communicated the instance better. However, the actor said he did not do that because of which she was put in an uncomfortable situation.
“We agreed on her not being in the scene together”
The scene that the Harry Potter star questioned featured Danny McBride as a cannibal and Channing Tatum as a prisoner on a leash. He was wearing a revealing leather thong. The actor revealed that he had talked about the scene with the actress on the same night. He described the situation as “sh—y” before he praised her for sharing that she objected it.
He added: “We agreed on her not being in the scene together. I was thrilled for the opportunity to work with her and would be thrilled to get that opportunity again.” The director further apologized and said he was disappointed that it happened. He shared that he wishes he had done more to prevent it.
Seth told GQ that Emma was “probably right” about the scene and that it was “probably funnier the way we ended up doing it”. he co-direct This is The End alongside Evan Goldberg. Earlier this year, there were reports of Emma retiring from her career as an actress.
As per the report, “Emma Watson has gone ‘dormant’ according to her agent. That appears to be movie-speak for she has given up acting.’” However, her manager, Jason Weinberg, denied the report as he told Entertainment Weekly in a statement. The statement said, “Emma’s social media accounts are dormant but her career isn’t.” He further said that Emma’s social media accounts are dormant but her career isn’t. Emma is not leaving us or hanging up her acting career. The actress had started trending after an online report claimed that she had retired from acting.
Emma’s Instagram account bio currently reads, ‘Emma’s official Instagram page is currently dormant and is not being updated’. Her profile picture also is a simple black icon. The actress is best known for her fan-favorite role of Hermione Granger in the superhit franchise Harry Potter.
She starred alongside Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint. The star was recently seen in Greta Gerwig’s 2019 film, Little Women. She was opposite Saorise Ronan, Florence Pugh, Timothee Chalamet, Laura Dern, and Meryl Streep. Emma might be best known for Harry Potter, however, she earned critical acclaim in Disney’s live-action, Beauty And The Beast and The Perks Of Being A Wallflower.