Hugh Grant reveals why he quit acting after music and lyrics


Hugh Grant, who is currently enjoying a major career comeback with HBO hit Cancellation, explained why he had stopped playing for a while.

The British actor, who is best known for playing charming leading men in romantic comedies like Four weddings and a funeral (1994) and Notting Hill (1999), unofficially left after his 2007 film with Drew Barrymore, Music and lyrics, returning briefly in 2009 for the Have you heard of the Morgans?

“I developed a bad attitude from around 2005, shortly after Music and lyrics“, He told the Los Angeles Times. “I’ve just had enough. Then I went back to 2009 and made another movie. At that time, it wasn’t me who was leaving Hollywood. Hollywood abandoned me because I made such a massive turkey with this movie starring Sarah Jessica Parker [Did You Hear About the Morgans?]. Whether I like it or not after that, the days when I was a top-paying, high-paid man suddenly vanished overnight. It was slightly embarrassing, but it left life free for other things.

Grant has finally made his comeback, starring in 2016 Florence Foster Jenkins, 2017’s Paddington 2, TV mini-series 2018 A very English scandal, and her current role opposite Nicole Kidman as Jonathan Fraser in Cancellation.

In Cancellation, Grant plays a children’s oncologist who, while outwardly very lovable, may or may not be a murderer.

“I’ve met a lot of child oncologists,” Grant said of his preparations for the role.

“Although they are all lovely men, as you might expect, it wasn’t overly helpful until my brother and his wife, who live in New York City, recommended a doctor from a completely different who was loved all over the Upper East Side. Ladies. He was extremely charming, but I could see how you could think, “You might be a little too good to be true, my friend, with your wonderful bedside manner and your perfect costumes.” “”


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