The filmmaker said that the rehearsals for the couple’s first kiss in the film’s plot took place in her own bed and that she recorded everything with a home video camera. “There was great chemistry between them. They did the kiss scene and Rob fell to the ground with emotion. I told him to calm down a bit,” the 66-year-old director said in an interview with the radio show.
At that time, the British interpreter, who is now preparing to play Batman, was 21 years old and the co-star of the film, which has garnered very positive reviews with her recent role as Diana of Wales in Spencer, only 17. The filmmaker herself has now admitted that at that time, 2008, she was extremely concerned that the film couple would end up becoming a real one, due to the possible legal consequences of an affair.