“psa if you’re a shit talking director make sure to mute ur shit on zoom mtgings,” Gage captioned his Twitter video, which circulated the web on Friday.
Within the video an unidentified director, who didn’t know he was unmuted, luggage on Gage’s residing house.
“These poor people live in these tiny apartments. I’m looking at his background and he’s got his TV,” the director says earlier than Gage informs him that he’s heard every little thing up to now.
The Angelyne and Love, Victor actor then unmutes himself and responds to the director apologizing for his residence.
“I know it’s a shitty apartment, that’s why give me this job so I can get a better one,” he says.
Director From Lukas Gage Audition Video Speaks Out: Tristram Shapeero Apologizes For “Unacceptable” Feedback, Vows To Be “Even Higher Accomplice To Actors”
The director apologizes to the actor, noting that he’s “mortified” not at his personal feedback, however at the truth that Gage heard them. The unnamed director continues to apologize till Gage continues his witty response.
“I’m living in a four-by-four box, it’s fine. Just give me the job and we’ll be fine,” he mentioned.
The video made its rounds on social media, eliciting plenty of reactions from fellow Hollywood names together with Billy Eichner, Judd Apatow, Seth MacFarlane, Zelda Williams, Patrick Wilson and extra.
Among the many reactions and responses have been speculations in regards to the director’s id, but in addition messages of help for Gage.
“Actors are often (not always but often) treated like garbage and taken advantage of because ‘we’re just lucky to have a job’ and ‘we’re gonna take the job anyway’ etc etc,” Eichner mentioned, retweeting Gage’s video. “It’s fucked up.”
See the unique video and the Hollywood responses beneath.
psa if youre a shit speaking director be sure that to mute ur shit on zoom mtgings pic.twitter.com/PTgMZcRhEw
— lukas gage (@lukasgage) November 20, 2020
Actors are sometimes (not at all times however usually) handled like rubbish and brought benefit of as a result of “we’re just lucky to have a job” and “we’re gonna take the job anyway” and so on and so on. It’s very fucked up. https://t.co/z8YbVScAW3
— billy eichner (@billyeichner) November 21, 2020
As a younger man I’d have dreamed of an residence like this one. Take a look at that candy flat display screen! The guitar! The moldings! https://t.co/cAEGxLy03G
— Judd Apatow (@JuddApatow) November 21, 2020
Apologies to Lukas Gage pic.twitter.com/yIq1wh4Ysm
— Seth MacFarlane (@SethMacFarlane) November 22, 2020
Since @lukasgage goes viral on movie twitter for being the sleek, quick-thinking sweetheart he’s, I’d like so as to add for any (non-asshole) director’s wanting that he’s additionally a delight to work with, humorous, proficient and a blast on set. Rent this man! https://t.co/Sjai5jqury
— Zelda Williams (@zeldawilliams) November 21, 2020
Thank u @lukasgage for posting this. Actors must stroll out on the plank and be open and susceptible in an audition and too usually the folks on the opposite facet have zero regard for what that takes and the way private it’s. fuck ’em. (additionally that room is good & u dealt with that v effectively) https://t.co/7ZeVhuW3lF
— Kevin McHale (@druidDUDE) November 21, 2020
One other thought… we didn’t ask to carry the audition into our houses. This extremely difficult pandemic did. So be variety and compassionate. Occasions are laborious for everybody. https://t.co/wniGOflgeG
— Jenna Ushkowitz (@JennaUshkowitz) November 21, 2020
— patrick wilson (@patrickwilson73) November 21, 2020
Nice perspective, bro. For those who can assist it, do not work with dickhead administrators. Endurance. There are cool ones on the market. https://t.co/HcLwPotw1v
— Jeffrey We Voted Out That Gameshow Clown Wright (@jfreewright) November 21, 2020