In a recent interview, the actor Josh Hartnett revealed in the late 1990s, unveiled the biggest regret of his career. And it is rather unusual!
Josh Hartnett: an impressive start to his career
Between the late 1990s and the early 2000s, Josh Hartnett distinguished himself in many feature films. He began his career with three teen movies cult for a generation: Halloween, 20 years after, The Faculty and Virgin Suicides. In Sofia Coppola’s film, he plays the tomboy of Trip Fontaine high school.
We can then see it in war movies Pearl Harbor and The fall of the Black FalconAnd also in comedy 40 days and 40 nights. as we remember him in The Black Dahlia, Sin City and Slevin. But Josh Hartnett’s career then knows a large slump. It will be necessary to wait until 2014 to see him again on the front of the stage, in the (sublime) series Penny Dreadful, in which he gives the reply to Eva Green.
On the big screen, he made a remarkable comeback in An angry man by Guy Ritchie in 2021 (which he will find in 2022 in Operation Fortune).
Brokeback Mountain with Joaquin Phoenix: his great regret
In 2005, Jake Gyllenhaal and Heath Ledger capsized the hearts of the public in The Secret of Brokeback Mountain by Ang Lee. But this duo could have been very different. Indeed, it is Joaquin Phoenix and Josh Hartnett who had been chosen to camp the two cowboys. But Hartnett had to abandon the project because of his participation in the movie The Black Dahlia. A decision he regrets today, as he revealed in a recent interview given to the Australian site News.com.au :
I was going to do the film with Joaquin Phoenix (…) it was going to be a very different film. But my biggest regret remains that I always wanted to kiss Joaquin and that I couldn’t do it!
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