“That sh-t almost f–ked up my life.”This story first appeared in the September 06, 2016 issue of Variety. He’s been dogged by several alcohol-related arrests, a public firing from the 2013 Broadway play “Orphans,” and even accusations of plagiarism surrounding a short film he directed that same year.
But the biggest scandal came in 2014: Drunk on whiskey, he created such a ruckus while watching a Broadway performance of “Cabaret” that police officers hauled him off to jail.
Instead, the media has focused on La Beouf’s off-screen behavior, such several alcohol-related arrests (he got sober), and performance art that recently saw the actor participate in an art installation protesting Donald Trump’s presidency. The two previously worked together on 2006’s “A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints.” The film screened at the Venice and Toronto film festivals to negative reviews.
It did better in the United States than it did across the pond, grossing 4,490.
“American Honey” director Andrea Arnold, who generally works with unknown actors, brushed off warnings not to cast La Beouf in her low-budget film.
“Man Down,” a war thriller with Shia La Beouf, grossed just £7 (.70) when it premiered in a single U. “Poor Shia,” said Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst at Com Score.
“That opening could be in the Guinness World Records or something.” The film played in one location, Reel Cinema in Burnley.
It was simultaneously released digitally on demand, making the theatrical release something of an afterthought.
It launches on DVD and Blu-ray next month, according to the Guardian.
, airing Tuesday, and confirmed that he did get married to Goth last week at the Viva Vegas Wedding Chapel.
La Beouf also said that the couple didn't actually mean to live stream their nuptials to TMZ. part of the package, the King Tut package, you get a live stream for free -- part of the deal," La Beouf explains.