Ewan McGregor used intimacy coordinator to film sex scene with wife

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By journalsofus.com


Ewan McGregor recently opened up about his experience working with his wife Mary Elizabeth Winstead on “A Gentleman in Moscow” in a Radio Times cover story.

Specifically, McGregor revealed that he and Winstead had an intimacy coordinator on set while filming sex scenes for the new drama series.

“It’s still essential, because it’s also about the crew,” McGregor said. “And it’s weird to be naked in front of people, it’s weird to be intimate in front of a camera.”

He added, “If you were doing a dance scene, you would have a choreographer.” “It’s an important part of the job now, because it’s the person that the director and the actor meet in the middle.”

For McGregor, it is also important that productions hire intimacy coordinators because in the past, a young actor – who is similar in age to his 22-year-old daughter, Esther – might have felt pressured to perform in “unnecessary” scenes.

“My daughter is 22. If a big, famous director went to a 22-year-old girl and said, ‘I want you to be naked in this scene,’ that actress would be like, ‘Oh my God, I ‘ve got to do it, my career may depend on it,'” McGregor said. “And then five years after that, she could look back and say, ‘I wish I hadn’t done that .Why am I naked in that scene? It’s unnecessary.’

McGregor plays Count Alexander Rostov in “A Gentleman in Moscow”, while Winstead plays Anna Urbanova, described as “a glamorous, independent and self-made film actress at the peak of her fame”. Has gone.

According to the official logline, the series “follows Count Alexander Rostov (McGregor), who after the Russian Revolution finds that his golden past places him on the wrong side of history. Saved from immediate execution, he is rescued by a Soviet tribunal from the opulent hotel Metropol. Banished to an attic room in Moscow, and threatened with death if he ever stepped outside again. As the years passed and some of the most tumultuous decades in Russian history began to form, the hotel’s As they unfold, Rostov’s reduced circumstances offer him entry into a much larger world of emotional discovery. As he builds a new life within the hotel walls, he discovers the true value of friendship, family, and love. Is.

“A Gentleman in Moscow” premieres March 29 on Paramount+ with Showtime.

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