Gerard Butler needs to star in a “actually darkish satire”.
The 53-year-old actor thinks he is tried his hand at each style over time however he’d like to go and make one other gritty “black comedy” after having a good time making 2008’s ‘RocknRolla’.
Requested if there are any genres he’d love to do extra of sooner or later, he mentioned: “I don’t know if there’s any genres I haven’t executed…
“For me, the Man Ritchie films, just like the one which I used to be lucky sufficient to do, ‘RocknRolla’.
“That darkish, black comedy. And even not too long ago, ‘The Menu’ or ‘The Banshees of Inisherin’. One thing like that, you understand? A very darkish satire that’s surprisingly and surprisingly private as nicely. Possibly time to revisit that.”
Gerard can subsequent be seen in ‘Aircraft’ as pilot Brodie Torrance and whereas he is had enjoyable with motion movies such because the ‘…Has Fallen’ franchise, he relished the thought of enjoying an “everyman”.
He instructed ComingSoon.web: “The ‘Has Fallen’ films are … they’re nearly superhero. As a lot as you wish to climb right into a extra attention-grabbing character like that, it’s enjoyable to play an everyman — a daily particular person. He’s a pilot. Yeah, he wants these expertise, however he’s not ready for the world that he’s about to enter into.
“He’s not ready to be having to go on a journey with an accused assassin who’s sitting on his airplane in handcuffs, making an attempt to rescue passengers from the militia.
“That’s one thing that an viewers can determine with, you understand? These individuals which can be in these horrible conditions, however they’re making an attempt their greatest. They make errors, they get issues proper, they get issues improper.”
To arrange for the function, the actor spent “many, many hours” in flight simulators and sitting inside an actual airplane cockpit.
He mentioned: “I did a bunch of coaching for this. I used to be in simulators for as a lot as I might after which our cockpit was actually … it was an precise cockpit from a airplane. So [I] spent many, many hours in there as a result of I needed to really feel like I earned my seat and I wasn’t simply pretending and urgent buttons. The viewers actually believed they have been sitting with two airline pilots.”