Some days ago, Bruce Willis surprised the whole world by announcing his retirement from the world of acting after being diagnosed with aphasia, a cognitive disease that impacts the use of language. Fans and media figures lamented his situation, among them, Kelly Greysonwith whom he shared credits in one of his latest films that is about to be released.
The American interpreter who shone on the big screen alongside Bruce Willis in the first installment of fortress (2021) gave an interview to Fox NewsDigital to talk about his experience working alongside the renowned actor who has kept audiences on the edge of their seats with his action films.
To start, Kelly confessed that she was unaware of the diagnosis of the protagonist of Hard to Kill (1988)found out when The actor’s family shared the statement through social networks, so he was grateful for the opportunity he had to share with him during the recordings of Fortress: Sniper’s Eye and shared the teachings he left her.
“I had never heard of his diagnosis before, but my memory of working with Bruce is how kind he was and really talented in his role. He definitely is a professional. He is becoming a legend with a beautiful career behind him […] I have had the privilege of working with him on numerous occasions over the last two years,” he said.
Kelly Greyson took advantage of the space to make a very special request, that they start talking about Willis’ impeccable career and not just about his condition, because he considers it important to reflect on his professional and personal legacy.
“The narrative about him right now should be about what an amazing career he’s had. […] It was a gift to get to know him as a person and see how genuinely kind he is in real life. […] It is a great compliment for someone of such international notoriety who is also a good human being,” he added.
During the talk, the actress acknowledged that he, in addition to being a great performer, is an excellent human being who enjoys living with his peers and, despite his health problem and the preventive measures against coronavirus, he remained firm in the draft. She also commented that for her the richest thing about her performances is being able to enjoy them live.
“As far as being on set and interacting with people, yeah, I was hanging out and looking at the screen, he would see some of the actors do their parts, he would sit and talk with the director, I think he interacted […] The lesson for me from watching it is to be authentically you in the moment.”
Finally, Kelly Greyson gave a taste of what will be seen in Fortress: Sniper’s Eye telling some details of a scene he shared with Bruce Willis. According to his account, there will be a moment in the film where they are in a hospital because the character that the award-winning actor will develop will be recovering from a strong fight.
“We talked about what would happen next. It was a great moment”, he concluded.
On the other hand, after the unexpected retirement of the protagonist of The sixth Sense It transpired that he is preparing financially to be able to cover his personal expenses, mainly those related to the aphasia he suffers, and for that reason he has already sold some real estate and, according to statements retrieved by Page Six, He has already managed to collect around 65 million dollars.
It should be remembered that Bruce Willis has a long history in the field and has starred in great films such as The Sixth Sense, Breakout, Red, Violent Times, Glass, Armageddon, The Fifth Element, Breakout, to mention a few, becoming a strong representative of the action genre.
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Kelly Greyson spoke about the legacy of Bruce Willis and his experience in “Fortress: Sniper’s Eye”