Neve Campbell: I Was Assaulted by a Bear on Set at Age 17


A wild tale. Neve Campbell is understood for starring in scary motion pictures, however her real-life story of a bear attack on set is scarier than anything thought up on movie.

The Scream star, 48, remembered a frightening occurrence that happened when she was recording an unnamed job at age17 “I was playing this function where she’s ‘one with the animals’ and there was a scene where I was getting chased after by a bear,” the Canada local stated throughout the Wednesday, January 12, episode of The Kelly Clarkson Show “They brought this bear on set and they initially provided me this huge bottle of Coke to feed it. [After feeding it], they stated, ‘Dip your hand in honey and simply run.'”


Neve Campbell.

The Party of Five veteran stated that she followed those directions, however when she put her distribute for the bear, it didn’t respond as anticipated. “The bear is not decreasing and he’s not coming for my hand,” the Craft starlet continued. “He gets me by the leg and he pulls me through the forest. My mom was going to set and she’s shouting. The entire team is frozen since no one can think what’s taking place. All I can believe to state is, ‘He’s biting me,’ like it’s not apparent.”

The production’s bear wrangler concerned her rescue by “tossing rocks” at the animal, offering Campbell time to run in another instructions. “It’s ridiculous,” she stated, keeping in mind that she sustained no injuries from the event. “We get asked to do ridiculous things.”

Though the team ensured her she would not need to do the scene once again, the Skyscraper starlet used to offer it another shot due to the fact that the very first go-round wasn’t recorded. “Actors are so various from artists,” host Kelly Clarkson quipped. “I would resemble, ‘Bye!'”

The Wild Things star is hectic promoting the brand-new Scream movie, which strikes theaters on Friday, January14 There were relatively no bears included in the production, she did do some of her own stunts for the film– and she felt the burn later.

” I resembled, ‘I’ll do any stunt, no issue,'” she stated throughout a Tuesday, January 11, look on the U.K. program Lorraine “And this time I resembled, ‘That hurt.'”

Her relationships with her costars, nevertheless, have not altered at all. “[It] seemed like the other day,” she stated, stating her reunion with David Arquette and Courteney Cox “The very first one seemed like summer season camp and it still seems like summer season camp– simply we’re a lot more aching after we shoot.”

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