Shalom Life | September 23, 2014

Shia LaBeouf Plans to Have Sex on Camera, Gives up Hollywood

The ‘Lawless’ star says he will do “whatever it takes”.

By: Ashley Baylen

Published: August 15th, 2012 in Culture » Film » News

Shia LaBeouf Plans to Have Sex on Camera, Gives up Hollywood

Shia LaBeouf, best known for his role in the Transformers series, made two major announcements on Tuesday. The young actor says that he is done with Hollywood Blockbusters and plans to do “whatever it takes” for his role in Lars von Trier’s next film Nymphomaniac.

While speaking to The Hollywood Reporter, LaBeouf expressed his frustration with big-budget films, and declared his intention to give it up.

“I’m done”, LaBeouf began. “There’s no room for being a visionary in the studio system. It literally cannot exist.”

So instead of taking over the Indiana Jones throne, LaBeouf will be joining controversial filmmaker, Lars von Trier, for his upcoming erotic film Nymphomaniac.

Nymphomaniac is set to follow a woman’s sexual encounters throughout her life. What makes this film different than previous von Trier movies is his intention to create two versions; a softer, more commercially acceptable one and a hard-core uncensored one.

Rumors floating about insinuate that the hard-core version will include actual sex scenes.

While speaking with MTV News, LaBeouf admitted that he knew what he was getting himself into by joining the production.

“Von Trier is very dangerous… He’s the most dangerous dude that I’ve ever showed up for. I’m terrified. I’m so terrified, which is why I have to go. We’ll see what happens,” he told MTV.

“It is Lars von Trier, making a movie about what he's making. For instance, there's a disclaimer at the top of the script that basically says we're doing it for real. Everything that is illegal, we'll shoot in blurred images. Other than that, everything is happening."

I think it’s official. The Disney Channel star of Even Stevens has grown up.

The Love Jewce (Rosh Hashanah Edition): 6 Ways to Sweeten Yourself & Your Love Life The Love Jewce (Rosh Hashanah Edition): 6 Ways to Sweeten Yourself & Your Love Life TrendingSarah Silverman Upset Over Tabloid Marriage Rumors Sarah Silverman Upset Over Tabloid Marriage Rumors TrendingThe Nosh Pit - Kosher Autumn Recipes The Nosh Pit - Kosher Autumn Recipes Trending
 

EXCLUSIVE: Interview With Reggae and Hip Hop Musician, Matisyahu

September 23, 2014 | By Anthony Marcusa
EXCLUSIVE: Interview With Reggae and Hip Hop Musician, Matisyahu

Matisyahu discusses his new album 'Akeda', the changes in his personal life, and his current (and ongoing) world tour.

Read More

JFL42: Lena Dunham Charms, Empowers, Engages, and Eats Ketchup Chips

September 23, 2014 | By Anthony Marcusa
JFL42: Lena Dunham Charms, Empowers, Engages, and Eats Ketchup Chips

The 'Girls' creator joined Jian Ghomeshi on stage Saturday night for a chat and reading from her debut book 'Not That Kind of Girl.'

Read More

Porn Star James Deen to Participate in L.A AIDS Walk

September 23, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen
Porn Star James Deen to Participate in L.A AIDS Walk

Deen to Walk with Adult Entertainment Performer Advocacy Group in Support of Annual AIDS Benefit!

Read More

Bob Dylan is MusiCares Person of the Year

September 23, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen
Bob Dylan is MusiCares Person of the Year

The folk rocker will be honored at an event in February.

Read More

Chelsea Handler Announces Netflix Premiere Date

September 23, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen
Chelsea Handler Announces Netflix Premiere Date

'Chelsea Handler: Uganda Be Kidding Me' will premiere on Friday, October 10th.

Read More

Lena Dunham to Produce HBO Doc on LGBT Suitmaker

September 23, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen
Lena Dunham to Produce HBO Doc on LGBT Suitmaker

'Three Suits' will spotlight New York's bespoke-tailoring company Bindle & Keep

Read More

Shalom, Calgary: A Jewish Culture Guide

September 23, 2014 | By Sara Torvik
Shalom, Calgary: A Jewish Culture Guide

The Jewish community in Calgary may be rather modest in size, but the history is rich and is still kept alive today by people who are very much proud of their history and culture.

Read More

How Did Leonard Cohen Celebrate His 80th Birthday? He Started Smoking

September 23, 2014 | By Daniel Koren
How Did Leonard Cohen Celebrate His 80th Birthday? He Started Smoking

"It's the right age to recommence," says Cohen

Read More

More Headlines