Dating the enemy 1996
"At school I was always the sprinter, not the long distance runner.
I sort of go in, hit hard and get out of there." But for long term plans, Guy is singularly empty handed: "I always feel I should have a ready answer for that question...
After Priscilla's success, Guy was signed to the mega-powerful ICM talent agency in Hollywood, and has had "brief, concentrated bursts" in Los Angeles, for casting talks.
After LA Confidential, he was offered another film, "but I knocked that back as it didn't feel the right thing to do...
Tash is a serious, highly intelligent science journalist while hunky Brett hosts a music video show on an MTV-like network.
Both gain a lot more understanding when something magical happens and they find that they have switched bodies.
And Claudia Karvan also plays both characters, because an extraordinary thing happens one night while they're asleep: they switch bodies.
Tash had been wishing Brett could be in her shoes, see things her way. But in the process, she is landed with his body..his job as a host on a tv music show, and his everything.
"I had to be talked into doing it," Guy admits, "so I was always on the edge, feeling I couldn't do it.Guy Pearce stars with Claudia Karvan in the Australian romantic comedy, Dating the Enemy - and the enemy is/are him/her/self/ves.As the shoot wrapped, he/she (and Claudia) talked to Andrew L. It was a sad sort of Friday night; after a serious and relatively long relationship, Guy Pearce was alone.I like to just go there for a short time, I don't think I could live there.I go there for two weeks and do 20 auditions...." Hollywood is aggressively competitive, he feels, and he is not keen to join that long, slugging race.