Neve Campbell recalls being attacked by a BEAR on a Canadian film set when she was only 17 … as she prepares for the release of Scream
Neve Campbell recounted the time she was attacked by a bear on a movie set in Canada when she was only 17 years old.
The Scream star revealed details of an actual horror movie while filming with the animal in the Canadian wilderness as a teenager.
The 48-year-old actress appeared on The Kelly Clarkson Show Thursday and described being dragged through a forest by the wild animal while holding her leg.
Anguishing! Neve Campbell, 48, recounted the time she was attacked by a bear on a film set in Canada when she was only 17
Campbell – who reprized his role as Sidney Prescott for the fifth film in the slasher series – recalled the chilling incident in detail.
“I was 17 and I was playing this role, she’s one with the animals, and there was a scene where I’m supposed to be chased by a bear – the only animal I’m not in the movie with. – and they brought this bear to the set, ”the star said.
She continued, “They first gave me a big bottle of Coke to feed him, so now he’s a bear on a sugar rush.”
“I was like ‘OK’. And I dip my hand in honey and run over to that rock. I turn around and reach out and the bear doesn’t slow down. He grabs my leg and pulls me back. through the forest, and my mom is visiting on the set so she screams, ”she recalls.
Bear attack: During her appearance on The Kelly Clarkson Show this week, she described being dragged through a forest by the wild animal while it held her leg
“The whole crew is frozen because no one can believe what’s going on, and all I could think of to say was, ‘He’s biting me,’ like it wasn’t obvious.”
After being freed with the help of a bear hunter, Neve surprised the director when she asked for the cameras to roll again so they could take the picture.
She said, “Me, that fun for people was like, ‘No, that was a rehearsal. We didn’t film it. Let’s do it again. “”
The actress has been busy promoting her latest film offering, which stars original actors Courteney Cox and David Arquette as well as newcomers Jack Quaid and Jenna Ortega.
The fifth installment in the Scream series hits theaters on Friday, January 14.
New movie: Campbell’s latest cinematic offering – the fifth installment in the Scream series – hits theaters Friday, January 14