“I grew up with a lot of cowboys”: Josh Brolin’s Rugged Upbringing Didn’t Save Him from Will Smith’s Co-Star in $654M Movie, Left Him Extremely Uncomfortable

"I grew up with a lot of cowboys": Josh Brolin's Rugged Upbringing Didn't Save Him from Will Smith's Co-Star in $654M Movie, Left Him Extremely Uncomfortable
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Josh Brolin has had a long and successful career in Hollywood. He began his acting journey in the mid-1980s, appearing in various TV shows and movies. However, it wasn’t until the early 2000s that he began to gain recognition for his work. One of Brolin’s breakthrough roles was in the 2007 film No Country for Old Men, directed by the Coen Brothers. 

Josh Brolin

Brolin portrayed the character of Llewelyn Moss, a man who becomes embroiled in a violent drug trade after finding a bag of money. Brolin’s performance was widely praised, and he received numerous award nominations, including an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. However, Josh Brolin was extremely uncomfortable while shooting for a blockbuster film that starred Will Smith.

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Who Made Josh Brolin Uncomfortable On The Movie Set

In a 2006 profile titled Tommy Lee Jones is Not Acting by Texas Monthly, the actor was portrayed as being just as grumpy and rude in real life as he often is on screen. His behavior is not limited to just the press and general public but also extends to film sets. 

Tommy Lee Jones
Tommy Lee Jones

In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Josh Brolin, who portrayed a younger version of Jones in Men in Black 3, revealed that Jones made every encounter on set incredibly uncomfortable and tense. Brolin, who grew up with cowboys, was able to laugh it off but acknowledged that such behavior could be deeply affecting for others.

“I grew up with a lot of cowboys, so it doesn’t affect me as deeply as it would the urban norm. I just laugh at it. But it’s still uncomfortable,” Brolin said.

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Josh Brolin Has A Decorated Hollywood Career

Brolin has delivered standout performances in a variety of roles, including the character of Thanos in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and Cable in Deadpool 2. He has also received critical acclaim for his work in films such as Milk, Sicario, and Inherent Vice. Brolin has been open about his struggles and has used his experiences to help others who may be going through similar challenges.

Josh Brolin as Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War (2018).
Josh Brolin as Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War (2018).

Josh Brolin’s Hollywood journey has been one of hard work, perseverance, and remarkable talent, and he continues to be a sought-after actor in the industry. The actor received numerous nominations and awards throughout his career. In 2009, he was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for his role in the film Milk. The same year, he was also nominated for a Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor. In 2018, Brolin received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for his performance as the villainous Thanos in the blockbuster film Avengers: Infinity War.

Men in Black 3 is available for streaming on Netflix.


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