Following John Malkovich, Another Hollywood Superstar Arrives in Budapest!
After John Malkovich’s recent visit, another Hollywood star, Will Smith, is currently in Budapest. He is shooting his next movie, Gemini Man, in the Hungarian capital.
As HT reported yesterday, at the beginning of this week famed American actor John Malkovich arrived in Budpaest. On Tuesday, he led a guided tour of Sandro Miller’s exhibition ‘Malkovich Malkovich Malkovich – Homage to Photographic Masters’ in the Kunsthalle. And yesterday, he presented a special performance of Report on the Blind, based on a chapter from Argentinian Ernest Sabato’s novel On Heroes and Tombs.
John Malkovich with his wife in Budapest. Photo: Szép Zoltán János/ Blikk.
As John Malkovich claimed, this is the 6th occasion he has had the chance to visit Budapest, the first being during the shooting of Napoleon TV series back in 2002. He reportedly walked a lot in the city; the only negative event the actor mentioned was when he learned that he couldn’t enter the Museum of Applied Arts due to its closure.
Image: Mudra László/ Origo
According to gossip portal Blikk, Will Smith arrived with his family to the Hungarian capital and seems to be friendly with fans. In addition, after days of shooting, which takes place, among other locations, at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Szabadság Square, and the Fisherman’s Bastion, he often goes to restaurants. He will spend one month in Budapest, along with Oscar winner director Ang Lee.