Nothing can stop him! Donald Sutherland‘s shooting schedule on the new FX drama Trust would bring a man half his age to his knees, but in an interview with Closer Weekly, the 82-year-old says “it didn’t feel like work” to him.
“It was 12 hours a day on the set, with half an hour for lunch, six days a week, and we were shooting at least an hour away from where I was living,” he tells Closer. “I didn’t even get time to have a nap, and when you’re 82, you need a nap.”
Donald and his co-stars on Trust.
Still, he says, playing J. Paul Getty, the billionaire whose grandson was abducted in 1973, was an honor. “It was quite exhausting, but it doesn’t have anything to do with work. It’s a fulfillment of passion.”
With roles opposite Helen Mirren in the recently released film The Leisure Seeker and Brad Pitt and Tommy Lee Jones in the upcoming sci-fi movie Ad Astra, Donald shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. “When you work with great people,” he says modestly, “it’s just thrilling.” No doubt his co-stars know the feeling.
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