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Jake Gyllenhaal Covers DETAILS September 2012
The 31-year-old actor showed off his handsome looks in a ribbed sweater while sporting a manly beard for the Mark Seliger shot front page while dishing about topics ranging from his outlook on life, working out and how he prepared for his role in "End of Watch."
Highlights from Mr Gyllenhaal's interview are as follows. For more, be sure to pay a visit to DETAILS!
On preparing for his role in "End of Watch":
“Five months for a 22-day shoot. Three nights a week in ride-alongs with cops. Fight training every morning at a KenboKarate dojo, and I got the shit kicked out of me. Then the shooting range, shooting past each other’s heads, with live ammo. There’s a simulated fire in the movie, but Dave (the Director) wanted us to feel what that’s like, so he had us do a controlled burn… a Saturday where me and Michael Pena drive down to Orange County, dressed like firemen head-to-toe, and suddenly we’re there just sit- ting in the middle of a burning building.”
On his outlook on life:
“Every journey starts with fear. And I could say that’s what I want to embrace now. A real experience. And I want, overall, to trust what I know is right. There have been many times when I haven’t. It’s what I’m asking myself: Where is the line? What is the line? There’s so much context, it can be almost impossible to find."
On working out:
"I don't run anymore. Do I take care of my body and take conditioning seriously? Yes. But exercising regularly doesn't fit the energy of the character I'm playing now."
Photo Credit: Mark Seliger for DETAILS