In it, she plays Carolina, a young woman who runs a bookstore cafe in a town where no one reads. Her costar, Antonio Banderas, plays El Mariachi, a revenge-seeking musician who stores guns in his guitar case. The decision to move up north for a career in Hollywood, she said, made her the laughing stock of the media in her native country. In the U.
Salma Hayek on shooting Desperado scene: I started to sob
Why Salma Hayek cried while filming ‘Desperado’ sex scene - Los Angeles Times
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. 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. It was brought to her attention after production began. She said one of the things she was afraid of was Banderas, now her close friend and frequent collaborator. It scared me that for him, it was like nothing.
Salma Hayek Said This Was the Hardest Sex Scene She Ever Had to Film
In the film, Salma Hayek plays Carolina, a young woman who runs a bookstore cafe in a town where no one reads. Photo: Handout. Though the movie Desperado was released more than two decades ago, actress and producer Salma Hayek still cringes at the sex scene in the film. In it, she plays Carolina, a young woman who runs a bookstore cafe in a town where no one reads.
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.