During the filming of ‘Hard to Care 2’ Salma Hayek slapped Ryan Reynolds with tremendous force. And it is that for the sequel the character of the Mexican actress had greater prominence compared to the first.
Hard to care 2 continues its passage through cinemas in Mexico and the world, taking the story of three characters who seek to avoid a cyber attack. Salma Hayek is one of the protagonists when playing Sonia Kincaid, who must recruit Michael Bryce (Ryan Reynolds) to help her and her husband, Darius (Samuel L. Jackson), on the mission. However, during filming, the Mexican actress got a little out of hand and slapped Reynolds hard in one of the sequences.
In an interview for Variety, Reynolds revealed that Salma slapped him seriously and, worst of all, Samuel also hit her: “Salma slaps me twice and Samuel L. Jackson once. For the record, it was Salma who did not pull the blows. Not even once. I can still feel the sharp sting of his little hand working its way up to my soft Hollywood cheekbones. May God have mercy on his soul ”, revealed the protagonist of Deadpool. Obviously things did not happen to major and this was an anecdote.
SALMA HAYEK’S ROLE IN ‘DURO DE CARIDAR 2’
Because Hard To Care was a moderate box office success in 2017, Lionsgate approved a second installment. For the film at that time Salma Hayek had a much smaller role, but for the second installment she had the opportunity to develop her character much more and thus meet her objectives: “I wanted to show the part that is very motherly. The part where she really cares about her marriage, but at the same time there are some problems that happen over time in a marriage and how she fights it and tries to keep him on top of things ”, revealed the protagonist of Frida to Comic Book.
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On the other hand, Hayek was also pleased to have the opportunity to bring to life a tough woman with character: “I also wanted to show the fact that, not because a woman who reaches middle age, that means that you stop being rude.. Not everything about a woman is about her identity and motherhood, we still have a lot to give and a lot of dynamism within us ”. And it is that at 54 years old not only accepted this comic and action role, but will also be part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe through Eternals.
In a way Hard to care 2 served as a good training to face the challenge of debuting in the MCU: “The action scenes actually helped a lot, they removed some rust and were very useful for what came next: Eternals”. So indirectly the aforementioned sequel paved the way for one of the biggest projects in recent times in which the Mexican actress is involved. Remember that Hard to care 2 is available in theaters, while Eternals It will debut on November 5, 2021 in various parts of the world.