Check out the trailer of the movie that director David O. Russell abandoned midshoot, “Accidental Love” stars Jessica Biel, Jake Gyllenhaal and James Marsden. Read on for further details.
It’s very rare for a director to be walking out of a movie he is currently shooting, much less if the progression of the film is up to 50 percent of its completion rate. However, let’s give it to helmsman David O. Russell for walking out of the ongoing production of “Accidental Love” as it took him to shoot half of the film to realize that the movie would turn out to be a total flop. Despite such a shocking move coming from the director, the producers of the movie still push on with their efforts of earning back the remnants of their money that has literally gone.
According to Cinema Blend, the political satire that is “Accidental Love” had a different title back when it went to production about seven years ago. The movie used to carry the title “Nailed,” and it seemed fitting with the plot following after Biel’s charming character Alice Eckle experienced a head injury whilst Scott (James Marsden) was proposing to her at the restaurant. She literally had a nail stuck in her head, which is causing her brain some sporadic damages and because of her not having any insurance, she was left with the thing stuck in her. Obviously, Scott left her to ruins, but she stumbles back into her old self by seeking help from the handsome congressman Howard Birdwell (Jake Gyllenhaal).
So much had been going on in the production of the film that it urged the director to truly leave the project once and for all. In the record presented by ComingSoon.net, O. Russell gave a brief statement of his sudden turnover for the project.
“The circumstances under which the film would now be completed are much different on several fundamental levels than when we embarked several years ago. I, unfortunately, am no longer involved in the project and cannot call it ‘my’ film,” O. Russell told ComingSoon.net.
True enough, after he left the project, the director went from known to being sensational with his Oscar-worthy flicks “The Fighter,” “Silver Linings Playbook” and “American Hustle.” Looking at those titles alone, it’s safe to say the director made a right decision, but as for the producers of “Accidental Love,” let’s hope they could garner a few of their investments back once the film opens in selected theaters in time for Valentine’s season on Feb. 10, 2015.
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