This Scene Shows Just How Ridiculously Fake the Baby From Am
Bradley Cooper may have earned himself a Best Actor nomination for his role in the Clint Eastwood-directed American Sniper, but the actor who plays his baby gets no nominations because it#8217s not even an actor at all. It#8217s just a dumb plastic doll.
In the scene above, featuring Bradley Cooper and Sienna Miller, you#8217ll notice that the baby is fake. So fake. Distractingly fake. Like, it#8217s hard to listen to the words the actors are saying because you#8217re just looking at the lifeless plastic lump in Cooper#8217s arms and wondering why they couldn#8217t afford to hire a real baby for this.
The New York Times explains that the film#8217s screenwriter, Jason Hall, weighed in on this issue back in December in a since deleted tweet. It read: #8220Hate to ruin the fun but real baby #1 showed up with a fever. Real baby #2 was no show. (Clint voice) Gimme the doll, kid.#8221
Come on, Clint Eastwood. It#8217s 2015. Haven#8217t you heard of CGI?
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