- The 50-year-old entertainer was offered a 10th of the film’s takings by chief James Cameron to play Jake Sully in the 2009 science-fiction epic.
Which proceeded to procure £2 billion in the cinema world and turned into the most elevated earning film ever – costing ‘The Bourne Identity start a fortune. Articulating at the Cannes Film Festival, Matt said: “I was offered a little film called ‘Symbol.’ I will stand out forever. You won’t ever meet an entertainer who turned down more cash than me.”
The part wound up going to Sam Worthington, and Matt joked that he would have had sufficient cash to send a rocket into space like magnates Sir Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos. The ‘Left’ entertainer said: “With these wealthy people taking off into space, I presumably would have purchased a rocket transport; I don’t have the foggiest idea.”
Matt likewise opened on how he dreaded for his Hollywood profession after two of his movies, ‘The Legend of Bagger Vance’ and ‘Every one of the Pretty Horses,’ floundered in the cinematic world. He said: “It’s anything but a business, and if your stuff isn’t being watched, your telephone super doesn’t ring. So I resembled, ‘Well perhaps this is it.'”
Matt’s most recent film is ‘Stillwater’ in which he stars an American oil laborer who goes to France to help his repelled little girl after being blamed for homicide. In anticipation of the job, he invested energy with genuine apparatus men in Oklahoma.
He shared: “They held family men, and one person took us to his home for a grill, and his girl pulled out a guitar and began playing church tunes. We had an incredible grill and drank some brew and afterward proceeded to fire shotguns.”