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Russell Brand: 'Arthur' remake was 'a mistake'

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British comedian Russell Brand was devastated by the harsh reaction to his flop film "Arthur" and concedes the movie was a "mistake."

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The star took on the title role in the 2011 remake of Dudley Moore's classic 1981 comedy about a drunken playboy set to inherit a fortune, but it was widely panned by critics.

The funnyman admits his inexperience combined with his over-enthusiasm for the project was a recipe for disaster, and reveals he was hurt by the negative response.

"I didn't know a lot about script construction," he told Britain's The Sun newspaper. "I know more now. I was just embracing things enthusiastically. I thought I could do anything. I felt a little bit bruised (by the reaction). I felt I'd made a mistake."

16Comments
Feb 19, 2013 12:46PM
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isn't ANY russell brand movie a mistake?

 

regards, jo.

Feb 18, 2013 8:05AM
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He does nothing but crap.  Apparently, he is completely unaware of that fact...
Feb 18, 2013 8:16AM
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I loved the movie laughed hysterically.  I thought he did a great job... I obviously have bad taste. LOL
Feb 18, 2013 6:07AM
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he is as good a comic as ashton is a serious actor
Feb 20, 2013 6:13AM
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Yeah, NO $#!T. That dude ain't funny anyway & totally blew a beloved character!
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