Everyone loves a good movie sex scene , right? Wrong: the actors and actresses who end up stripping down and getting busy for our viewing pleasure don't always have the steamy time that we see in the final cut. Here's how a handful of beautiful women describe the awkward intimacy that comes with shooting eye-candy for theatergoing audiences. Jennifer Lawrence had to get 'really drunk. I got really really drunk. But then that led to more anxiety when I got home because I was like, 'What have I done?
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It's sort of unethical if you think about it in those terms. As a guy, the first thing you want to do is make sure you're not taking advantage. You don't want the girl to feel like you're getting a free feel or something. I try to make a fool of myself in one way or another to lighten the mood and then just go for it, because you don't want to be doing take after take. And I forget every line in the scene. Not just from this movie, from every movie I've done.
So this week, I interviewed two actresses and one actor about their experiences with this odd area of filmmaking to find out what the experience is really like. To gain the most candid responses, I agreed to not use their real names, but I will say that they have all appeared in many films and you have most likely seen each of them onscreen a number of times. What was it like the first time you did a sex scene? Betty : I had to call at least four girlfriends, two sisters, and devote a therapy session to it, and of course starve myself for days leading up to it. I found that really encouraging.
Natalie Dormer is the latest actress to reveal the truth about filming bedroom business, and refuses to believe that any actor feels comfortable with it. The year-old has had to strip off numerous times for the likes of Game of Thrones and The Tudors and has never found the experience anything close to enjoyable, despite what viewers might imagine. Dormer is far from the first to speak about sex on set. So how do others find the experience of getting their kit off in front of a roomful of cast and crew?