Vadhir Derbez told how it was to work with Bruce Willis in “White Elephant”

The film was only released in the United States.  (Photo: REUTERS - Instagram Photo: @vadhir)
The film was only released in the United States. (Photo: REUTERS – Instagram Photo: @vadhir)

Vadhir Derbez shared his experience working together with John MalkovichMichael Rooker Y Bruce Willis -great stars of the seventh art who during their careers became icons of the action genre- in white-elephant, one of the last projects that Demi Moore’s ex-husband starred in before announcing his unexpected retirement from the artistic medium for health problems.

The member of the Derbez dynasty granted an interview to Televisa Shows on the occasion of the launch of white-elephant in United States. Notably excited to fulfill another professional goal outside of Mexico, he hinted that his participation in the project directed by Jesse V. Johnson was full of emotions not only because of the story, but also because he had the opportunity to work with actors who are a benchmark in their field. race.

According to Vadhir Derbez, his coexistence with the renowned performers was very good both on and off the set. He even mentioned that he came to feel a bond of friendship thanks to his talks and, in general, he confessed that he found it an unforgettable experience.

“It’s a cutie. They are people that I have seen in too many quite successful projects for many years, since I was littleand being able to have them there, being able to really share them not only on stage… but off the set, laughing and really creating a friendship, was a great experience”, he declared.

Regarding the unexpected withdrawal of Bruce Willis, the son of Eugenio Derbez confessed that he has mixed feelings. On the one hand, he regretted that the famous protagonist of films like Die Hard, The Sixth Sense, Breakout, The Fifth Element, Armageddon, Violent Times, GLASS Y Under threatto mention some of his box office successes, left his prestigious career after being diagnosed with aphasia.

On the other hand, he was grateful that he had the opportunity to do action scenes with the star in the same film, because this experience not only allowed him to see behind the indelible action sequences that Bruce Willis has starred in throughout his career, but it also allowed him to learn.

Obviously I feel that always It’s like a sour feeling because whenever there’s someone that talented and someone that we’ve been seeing for so many years, well it’s sad to see that it’s the last thing they’re going to do, but on the other hand, it is an honor to have been in his last film, being able to have lived with him, seeing him in person, being able to be with someone we all admire so much,” he said.

It should be remembered that it was a few months ago when relatives of Bruce Willis confirmed that he was diagnosed with aphasia, a cognitive language disorder that affects the oral expression of people who suffer from it. For that reason, white-elephant It would be one of the last projects in which the actor participated before undergoing his recovery process.

“As a result of this and with much consideration, Bruce is walking away from the career that has meant so much to him. This is a truly difficult time for our family and we greatly appreciate your continued love, compassion and support,” the statement read.

Vadhir Derbez was also part of "Love is love", film directed by Rob Schneider.  (Photos: Instagram @vadhird / @iamrobschneider)
Vadhir Derbez was also part of “Amor es amor”, a film directed by Rob Schneider. (Photos: Instagram @vadhird / @iamrobschneider)

Back to the film, the protagonist of Exorcism on the seventh day He announced that it is full of action scenes and the quality of the plot adds to the incredible cast that was gathered.

For all fans of action movies, you will love this because all the sequences are incrediblethe characters and the plot that they all have, the truth is that it is very well written and apart from that the cast what he has is wonderful,” he added.

Until now, white-elephant It is only available in American theaters, but it is expected that it will arrive in Mexico in the coming weeks.


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