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Jon Bernthal and the 'Fury' cast broke out the big guns to hit emotion
Jon Bernthal and the 'Fury' cast broke out the big guns to hit emotion

It was the first day of filming "Fury," the drama of a five-man tank crew that defies the odds behind enemy lines in Nazi Germany. Jon Bernthal was waiting for cameras to roll for one of his scenes as Grady Travis, a womanizing country boy thrust into a battle as the tank's loader, when director David Ayer whispered into his ear. Bernthal knew the words he heard — that his wife had been attacked in Venice by a group of men, that they had left her with shattered eye sockets — were untrue. Still, the actor trembled, he said. More important, Ayer's suggestion created an emotional path, a way to tap into the role of a short-tempered soldier trying to survive the...

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