Olivia Wilde once got “hammered” at work.
The 31-year-old actress, who has 18-month-old son Otis with her fiancé
Jason Sudeikis, has admitted she was required to guzzle down real beer
while she was shooting 'Drinking Buddies' alongside her co-stars in
Speaking on 'Off Camera With Sam Jones', she explained: “We were
hammered the entire movie because it was real beer, because beer on
that set was cheaper than water, because we were shooting in a
And it seems knocking back the booze at work soon had an effect on
Olivia's co-star Anna Kendrick as she couldn't quite work out what was
happening to her.
The brunette beauty said: “She [Anna] sat down to do the first scene
and took a huge gulp of beer, not realising it was real, and was like
instantly hammered. She was like, 'What's happening? What are you guys
doing?' and we were like, 'Oh, we forgot to tell you - the beer's all
real and everyone's drunk. It's 10 am, welcome to 'Drinking Buddies.'
Meanwhile, this isn't the first time Olivia has addressed the
behind-the-scenes shenanigans as she previously admitted they used
alcohol, rather than water, to get an “organic” feel.
She said two years ago: “The reason we wanted to drink the beer wasn't
to loosen up, it was because we were working within this very specific
world in the film, the craft-beer world of Chicago, so we wanted to to
“And this community had really adopted us, and we were working in an
actual brewery. We'd have to pause scenes so a guy in a forklift could
carry kegs across the floor.”