Andrew Garfield Says Director Mel Gibson Is ''All Gut and Heart'' at Golden Globes 2017: ''He Hits Audiences Where It Hurts''

See what the star just revealed on the red carpet!

By Jess Cohen Jan 09, 2017 12:35 AMTags
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Andrew Garfield learned a lot from working with Mel Gibson.

The actor stopped by E!'s Live From the Red Carpet to talk to Ryan Seacrest at the 2017 Golden Globes and revealed what he really thinks about his Hacksaw Ridge director.

It turns out while on the set, Garfield and his co-star Vince Vaughn actually sat down and wrote a scene with Gibson. 

"Mel....talking about coming from the gut," Garfield began. "Mel is all gut and heart and he, his instinct as a creative person as a man is very highly attuned, so, there was a scene he just didn't like. Didn't make sense for the story on the page and he called us in the morning of shooting and we wrote it in about half an hour together because he just didn't feel right."

Garfield continued, "And that's who he is he's incredibly instinctive and a formidable story teller, a visceral storyteller and really kind of hits audiences right where it hurts in a really good way I think."

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Garfield is nominated tonight in the Best Performance By an Actor category, so how are his nerves doing?

"It's hilarious," Garfield told Seacrest. "I usually get very nervous at these things, but there's so much going on here, it's so overwhelming that I'm actually feeling incredibly relaxed. Like when two negatives make a positive...I feel I've taken a Xanax, without taking a Xanax."

"You seem very relaxed," Seacrest told Garfield.

"There's too much to process so you kind of go, 'I'm not gonna process anything and I'm just going to breathe and stand here,'" Garfield joked.

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