By way of all accounts, the forged of Richard Linklater’s liked “Dazed and At a loss for words” were given alongside actually neatly — possibly too neatly, given the numerous accounts of behind-the-scenes hookups. However one actor did not click on with the remainder of his fellow up-and-comers, and because of this, discovered himself at the outs with now not simplest his castmates but in addition Linklater as neatly. And in accordance to “Alright, Alright, Alright,” an oral historical past of “Dazed,” that warfare just about flamed into bodily touch.
As Linklater stated in Maxim, Shawn Andrews, who performed Pickford in “Dazed,” took pains to stand with the exception of the opposite actors. “He wasn’t getting at the side of everyone,” stated the filmmaker. Neatly, now not everyone: Andrews was once in a courting with co-star and then-girlfriend Milla Jovovich. He additionally held himself in top regard. “He was once too assured,” stated Rory Cochrane, who performed Slater, in “Alright, Alright, Alright.” “To the purpose the place he would inform the lodge group of workers, ‘Save my sheets, I am gonna be well-known.'” That overinflated ego wore on Linklater, who began giving lots of Pickford’s traces to Matthew McConaughey’s Wooderson.
It additionally rankled co-star Jason London, who stated, “I by no means had any behind-the-scenes drama with someone, excluding with Shawn.” That drama in the end boiled over right into a near-fight between London and Andrews, which reportedly required breaking apart via Linklater.