Armie Hammer had an intense relationship with his ‘Call Me By Your Name’ director

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 12:08:25 PM. In a profile for Vulture, actor Armie Hammer opens up about his emotional and confrontational journey with 'Call Me by Your Name' director Luca Guadagnino.
Share Culture Armie Hammer Call Me By Your Name Call Me by Your Name, which opens November 24, is an intense emotional drama that charts the relationship between Italian-American teen Elio Perlman (Timothée Chalamet) and Oliver (Armie Hammer), an an older American student living in his family's home. But behind the scenes of this gut-wrenching romance, real heartbreak was brewing—between Hammer and his director, Luca Guadagnino. That revelation is made in a Vulture profile of the actor, who might be best known for his portrayal of the Winklevoss twins in 2010's The Social Network. He has appeared in a few blockbusters (Prince Andrew Alcott in Mirror Mirror, the titular character in The Lone Ranger), but the 31-year-old actor has recently been moving toward indie films. He said his experience with Guadagnino was unlike anything he's ever felt. "I’ve never had such an emotional journey with a director,” said Hammer. "I don’t even know if I’ve worked with a director who even cared if I was mad at them before." FROM LEFT: Luca Guadagnino, Armie Hammer, and Timothée Chalamet at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival. Maarten de Boer/Getty Images Keep up with this story and more by subscribing now Hammer did get mad at Guadagnino, best known for his films I Am Love and A Bigger Splash, and Guadagnino cared. Hammer became emotionally distant near the end of the shoot, and he became angry and jealous when Guadagnino began moving on to his next film, Suspiria. "I was...Read more
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