Worrying about what's on show, hands where they shouldn't be, or even hands where they should be. The idea of taking off all your clothes in front of a crew full of people, feeling up a co-star you may have only met days before and a camera lens recording every moment must be something of a daunting task for even the most attention-seeking of stars, but sex scenes are unavoidable in many movies. So what really goes on behind the scenes of a passionate moment on film? Surely there must be some upside getting into bed with Ryan Gosling? We delved into the celebrity archives to find out just how our favourite actresses cope with faking it.
Billy Bob Thornton Recalls His 'Heavy' Sex Scene With Halle Berry In 'Monster's Ball'
HALLE BERRY REVEALS HER . . . SECRET TO HOT SEX ON SCREEN
When Thornton dropped by HuffPost Live to discuss his Emmy nomination for "Fargo," he and host Ricky Camilleri chatted about what it was like to film that scene, which has become one of the most popular sex scenes on the Internet. There's obviously some excitement in filming an intimate moment with one of Hollywood's sexiest women, but Thornton said because the film was so dark, he felt "pretty exposed" rather than titillated. Still, it was a thrill to work on, he said. I would have written 'Monster's Ball' myself immediately," he said. Sign up here for Live Today, HuffPost Live's new morning email that will let you know the newsmakers, celebrities and politicians joining us that day and give you the best clips from the day before! US Edition U.
Sex scene with Halle Berry in Monster's Ball felt real: Billy Bob Thornton
The actor was wed to the Hollywood beauty from to , during which time he filmed Monsters Ball - featuring explicit scenes with Halle Berry - which put pressure on them both. He told The Sun newspaper: "If you are an actor, even doing a Disney movie or cartoon voices, you could still be away from each other for six months. I go away and do a film like Monster's Ball with a very explicit sex scene with Halle Berry.
By Megan Turner. He makes everyone feel special; he takes the time to talk to you and look at you. But neither coupling produced the kind of sparks that flew when Berry and Thornton hit the sheets. Even director Marc Forster was blown away. Berry says the fact that both stars are secure in their marriages helped them leave their inhibitions at the door.