“I truly was feeling as alienated as that character was. It was a reasonably pure efficiency… a superb exhibition of any individual actually falling aside in entrance of you.
“I used to be completely insecure with about 10 grams [of cocaine] a day in me. I used to be stoned out of my thoughts from starting to finish.”
Whereas he might have had a selected problem he was grappling with throughout this film, he went on to star in various others, together with 1985’s Into the Evening reverse Michelle Pfeiffer and Jeff Goldblum; 1986’s Labyrinth, directed by Jim Henson; and The Final Temptation of Christ, Martin Scorsese’s biblical epic by which he performed Pontius Pilate.
He continued to behave all through the 1990s and 2000s, additionally cameoing in numerous films as himself, together with his 2001 cameo in Zoolander gaining him a nomination for MTV Film Award for Greatest Cameo.