Shia LaBeouf is no stranger to taking risks for the sake of art, but his next film will really have him pushing his limits. LaBeouf has signed on to appear in Lars von Trier's "Nymphomaniac" and the actor admitted to MTV that he's pretty scared about what he's gotten himself into with the film.
"[Von Trier] is very dangerous," he said in the MTV interview. "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."
The film, which follows the story of a woman's sexual history, narrated by her husband, reportedly also stars Charlotte Gainsbourg and Stellan Skarsgard, while Nicole Kidman is also rumored to be attached. It's been reported LaBeouf could possible play one of the Gainsbourg's lovers in the film.
LaBeouf also dished to MTV that everything -- and he means everything -- will be real in the film, and if the "Nymphomaniac" title is any clue, that means that his sex scenes could be real as well.
"[The movie] is what you think it is," LaBeouf said. "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."
Well, we already know the actor is certainly not afraid to go full-frontal for a project. Fans saw a whole lot of LaBeouf in the Sigur Rós video for “Fjögur Píanó," which was released in June.
"Nymphomania" is just the lastest indie project for LaBeouf, who recently sounded off about working on major blockbusters.
"There's no room for being a visionary in the studio system. It literally cannot exist," he told The Hollywood Reporter this week, adding, "[the studios] give you the money, then get on a plane and come to the set and stick a finger up your ass and chase you around for five months."
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