FARGO star William H Macy was so worried about doing nude scenes for an
upcoming film, he insisted on meeting his co-star prior to filming.
In upcoming movie The Cooler, Macy, 53, was required to get intimate with
much-younger co-star Maria Bello, 36, and found it hard to approach the
He admits, "I was scared to death."
But Macy - who has been trying to prevent himself being typecast as a
misfit or loser in his new projects - is delighted he agreed to star as the
outsider in the offbeat romance.
He adds, "I'm the luckiest palooka, but I did play a lot of misfits and
losers, and I had just had a conversation with my agent that I don't want to
play that role anymore.
"But then I read this script and I thought this is such a delicious loser,
this is biblical, this is taking it to operatic proportions, I've got to play
this one. And I got the girl. Ain't that swell?"