Watch director Nicolas Winding Refn teach Ryan Gosling that violence is like sex in this awesome outtake clip from the upcoming film Only God Forgives.
Let’s be honest. All we had to say was “Ryan Gosling” and “sexy,” and that was enough to get you to click on this story. You might have read the opening sentence, but then you scrolled down to the bottom to watch the video right away (as you should).
But if you’re still with us, we have a page quota to fill, so you can either skip along to the bottom or read our explanation of what you’re about to see followed by an explanation of what Only God Forgives is, in case you don’t know.
In the hilarious and awkward clip (posted below), Gosling learns Thai martial arts from the best of the best in between takes of Only God Forgives director Nicolas Winding Refn explaining why violence in film is like sex.
As Refn goes a bit TMI with his explanation, Gosling stares into the camera with a wry little grin on his face, perfectly illustrating the strange humor of the situation.
The outtake is from the upcoming crime thriller Only God Forgives, which reunites Gosling and Refn again after their 2011 ne0-noir Drive.
It takes place in Bangkok, Thailand, and follows Julian (played by Gosling) who runs a Thai boxing club as a front for his family’s drug smuggling operation. His mother Jenna arrives and forces Julian to find and kill the man responsible for his brother’s death.
It looks like it’s going to be an awesome movie, and you can check out the trailer here. But now it’s time for what you came for. Here’s Ryan Gosling in an outtake clip for Only God Forgives: