Brendan Fraser apologizes for causing a traffic jam while filming ‘George of the Jungle’ 25 years ago, reveals how he feels about the ‘George’ sequel
The actor says he was “trying to recreate something that was so real” without having to resort to driving around in a van for two days.
Brendan Fraser apologized on Tuesday for the mess he caused while filming “The George of the Jungle,” starring Michael Caine and Sylvester Stallone.
In a message on Instagram, Fraser wrote, “I’m just happy to let people know that I’m truly sorry. The George sequel was meant to be made, but it never happened.
“I was trying to recreate something that was so real for me, but I didn’t have the time to take care of the extras, the crew, the actors and the locations.”
No official announcement has been made about the sequel to Steven Spielberg’s 1981 movie, which stars Caine as a British man trying to fight his way out of a jungle to find his daughter.
Spielberg directed the film and spent years filming on location at Thailand with director John Milius, who went on to work as producer on the first film.
The star admits he was “in a state of shock” when he received the news. He wrote on Instagram, “I am deeply sorry to everyone who has been wronged by my ignorance of the events, I also apologise unreservedly, again.
“I am sorry for any upset my mistakes have caused and I ask for forgiveness from everyone I’ve hurt. Thank you all. For all of you, your love and support means the world to me and I am so grateful.
“I ask myself this question: How do I want to be remembered? On one hand, I am grateful for the people I’ve worked with, the people I’ve worked with in Thailand, Australia and London and my family, my beautiful wife and children, for everything they have contributed to my life.
“On the other hand, I am sorry for the people I’ve hurt. Because of the people that I have hurt, the people that I’ve angered, the people that I’ve disappointed, that I haven’t been truthful and that I haven’t been