Matt Damon has outlined the reason behind his resolution to expose down the lead role in James Cameron’s 2009 direct account Avatar.
The Oppenheimer primary particular person, 52, rejected the role regardless of an offer from director James Cameron that included receiving 10% of the sector keep of work back stop, which would’ve netted the actor an eventual $250 million (£195 million) payday.
For the length of a most up-to-date interview with CNN, Damon outlined that he changed into the job down because of he changed into as soon as gotten smaller to the Bourne movies at the time.
“I’m definite it be the most money an actor ever changed into down, you understand?” the actor began. “I had a contract. I changed into as soon as in the center of shooting the Bourne movie and I knew that we had been going to want work at the stop and I had to receive it the total come to the build line and I would contain to switch away the movie extra or much less early and lunge away them in the lurch rather of bit and I didn’t contain to enact that.”
The Martian primary particular person admitted he “desperately” desired to work with Cameron nonetheless couldn’t lunge away his “company in the lurch”.
For the length of an interview with the BBC final December, sooner than the inaugurate of Avatar’s sequel The Technique of Water, the media outlet pitched the Aliens director the foundation of getting Damon cameo in a future Avatar sequel.
Cameron spoke back, “(We) must enact it. We’ve to enact it so the enviornment is in equilibrium all all over again. But he would now not receive 10%, f**k that.”
The character of Jake Sully at final went to Sam Worthington.