The actress said director Robert Rodriguez and costar Antonio Banderas were respectful, but the experience was still traumatic. Salma Hayek is opening up about filming Desperado. The actress said during an appearance on Dax Shepard 's Armchair Expert podcast that she had an upsetting experience while on set for her breakout role. Hayek, 54, was not told that there would be a sex scene between her and her costar, Antonio Banderas , she said. It scared me that for him, it was like nothing. I started crying, and he was like, 'Oh my God.
Salma Hayek 'sobbed' while shooting 'Desperado' sex scene
Salma Hayek says she cried while filming Desperado sex scene with Antonio Banderas - Movies News
Hollywood star Salma Hayek has detailed about her experience shooting the sex scene in the film Desperado, directed by Robert Rodriguez and also starring Antonio Banderas. Mexico-born American Hayek broke out from the action movie in which she played the role of Carolina, a tough book cafe owner who teams up with Banderas' El Mariachi seeking revenge on the drug lord who killed his lover. Hayek, who has previously spoken about how she struggled with the very graphic sex scene, on Monday cleared the air that her trauma had nothing to do with Rodriguez or Banderas. On Armchair Expert, the popular weekly podcast hosted by Dax Shepard and Monica Padman, the year-old actor said when she landed the role, there was no mention of a sex scene between her character, Carolina and El Mariachi Banderas in the script.
Why Salma Hayek cried while filming the sex scene in 'Desperado'
Desperado tells the story of a vigilante in Mexico named El Mariachi, played by Antonio Banderas , who is looking for vengeance on a drug kingpin who murdered his lover. Together they evade capture, bullets, and death, though not without pain and loss of their own. The film was a breakout role for Hayek, being her first big Hollywood film. Desperado was also a very graphic film, obviously including a lot of violence. In a recent interview on the podcast Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard and Monica Padman, Hayek opened up about her traumatic experience filming the scene.
Jump to navigation. Hollywood star Salma Hayek had shot to fame with her feature film, Desperado. She had shared screen space with Antonio Banderas in the Robert Rodriguez directorial venture. Salma Hayek had shared an intimate scene with her co-star Antonio in the motion picture. She recently opened up on the emotional breakdown during the filming of the very graphic sex scene.