The film depicts sex scenes between Martin and the actress 31 years younger than him

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Actor Martin Freeman defended his film “Miller’s Girl” from a deluge of recent criticism over the sex scenes between him and 21-year-old actress Jenna Ortega in the film.
The film, which was released theatrically in January, involves a sexual relationship between Freeman’s character, a teacher, and Ortega’s character, one of his students.
HENRY CAVILL DOESN’T ‘UNDERSTAND’ SEX SCENES IN MOVIES AND TV: ‘I’M NOT A FAN’ At the time, users complained about how “gross” the scenes were.
One X account posted, “This Jenna Ortega/Martin Freeman film is so gross!
Others asked, “MARTIN FREEMAN WHAT ARE YOU DOING TO JENNA ORTEGA,” and “Wait… Jenna Ortega… Martin Freeman??
*THIS* MARTIN FREEMAN????
One user also commented, “Just saw a thread of Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) groping Jenna Ortega in new show, strange times,” and another remarked that one of the scenes “might b [sic] the worst thing I’ve ever seen.”
Actor David Hasselhoff, 71, is 27 years older than his wife Hayley Roberts, who’s 44, for example.

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Actor Martin Freeman defended his movie “Miller’s Girl” against a barrage of recent criticism regarding the film’s sex scenes involving him and actress Jenna Ortega, 21.

Freeman said to U, “It’s not saying, ‘Isn’t this great?'”. K-media “The Times” following criticism on social media in February regarding the inclusion of scenes starring the actor, who is over twice the age of his co-star, and Ortega.

A sexual relationship between Freeman’s character, a teacher, and Ortega’s character, one of his students, is central to the film, which debuted in theaters in January. The depictions of sexual scenes left a number of viewers speechless.

I’m not a fan of sex scenes in movies and television, says Henry Cavill, who doesn’t ‘understand’ them.

Users objected at the time to the scenes’ perceived “grossness.”. A user on X said, “This Jenna Ortega/Martin Freeman movie is really, really, really gross. “.

“What are you doing to Jenna Ortega, Martin Freeman?” and “Wait” were among the questions posed by others. Jenna Garcia. Oh my god, Martin Freeman? *THIS* MARTIN FREEMAN? LESTER F——-G NYGAARD FROM FARGO? WHAT?!?!?!?!? ****.

Another user said that one of the scenes “might b [sic] the worst thing I’ve ever seen,” and another said, “Just saw a thread of Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) groping Jenna Ortega in new show, strange times.”. “.”.

In April, when the movie was released on Netflix, Freeman—who played Bilbo Baggins in Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit” trilogy—spoke out about the negative reaction. He criticized reviewers for failing to grasp the “mature and nuanced” viewpoint the movie offered on the nature of these relationships, claiming that the whole purpose of the film was to make the audience uncomfortable with the on-screen bond.

And that’s a shame,” the actor continued, criticizing those who missed the point. He also gave an example of another movie that intentionally uses unsettling imagery to evoke terror.

He questioned, “Are we going to make fun of Liam Neeson for being in a movie about the Holocaust?”.

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Kristina Arjona, who worked as the on-set intimacy coordinator for the movie, made an effort to address the negative feedback that the movie received when it first came out. She insisted that during filming these scenes, the actors—especially Ortega—were made to feel comfortable.

In January, Arjona stated to The Daily Mail, “[Throughout this process], [Ortega] was engaged with many, many people to make sure that it was consistent with what she was comfortable with, and she was very determined and very sure of what she wanted to do.”. ****.

“Supporting her decisions is also a part of my work. She said, “I’m hyper aware of both of my talent and making sure that we’re consistently checking in and that at no point are any of their boundaries being surpassed. I adapt to whatever is the comfort level of my actors, especially on a production like this where there is a large age gap between the actors.”. “.

In real life, off-screen relationships in Hollywood, large age differences are not uncommon, despite the backlash from social media. There are numerous well-known couples with age differences of several decades.

For instance, the 71-year-old actor David Hasselhoff is 27 years older than his 44-year-old wife Hayley Roberts. Additionally, the 66-year-old actor Alec Baldwin has 26 years on his 40-year-old wife Hilaria.

This story was produced in collaboration with Fox News Digital’s Brian Flood and Elizabeth Stanton.

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