And I think I'm doing it to cover them up, but I'm realizing now that it's a very fine line between chivalry and, you know, workplace sexual assault." "For HBO, we have so much license to show black people loving and f--king. We don't get to see black lust in a normalized and natural way that isn't hyper-sexualized," she tells . Sometimes it's good sex, sometimes it's bad sex, sometimes it's revenge sex. It's such a privilege to show that and it feels so real.
However, the odd thing that [director David Fincher] asked us to do was rehearse this scene for two hours, alone, on an empty soundstage—just [Neil Patrick Harris] and myself," she says on is when it feels highly inappropriate.
You are alone with a man who's not your husband—who also has a husband—he's in his underwear, you're in your underwear, and you're sort of dry humping on a bed.
No one there's there, so then we think, 'OK, we should be professional about this.
"Frank, who's holding the boom, is seeing, 'Oh, this is what Amy is like when she really means business.' In between every single take, I think I screamed, 'It's so embarrassing! They are uncomfortable, but your job as an actress or an actor is to make it believable, and this movie in particular…hinges on if that was believable, that it was enough to make this guy go insane." magazine. The conventional response to sex scenes is that they're horrible and not sexy and it's all so unnatural.
'" "The most important thing is that the other person involved feels safe and doesn't feel like you're taking advantage of them in the scene, 'cause you're revealing a lot, you're going to places where you're vulnerable, and that requires an awful lot of trust," he tells . You try and throw away the safety nets and not worry where the camera's gonna be or how you're gonna look or worry about looking ugly." "It was intense," she tells E! But I've always found filming sex scenes to be quite a turn-on.