March 01, 2017  

Researching for 'Trust', Clive Owen Interviewed Rape Victim Parents

March 23, 2011 (9:31 am) GMT
The British actor admits to have seen how deep the pain of such incident can inflict after interviewing a couple who had experienced what his character goes through in the film.
Clive Owen

Movie star spent time with the parents of a teenage rape victim while researching his new role in hard-hitting new movie "". In the film, the Brit plays a father who becomes a vigilante after his daughter is assaulted by an Internet sex predator, and the "deep pain" of such a violation became really apparent when he interviewed a couple who had experienced what his character goes through in the film, for real.

"In this film we are a very happy family and this looks like the kid you don't worry about; she looks smart and together but anyone can be vulnerable," he tells WENN. "Kids of a certain age are naive, they haven't lived long enough; they're emotionally immature and because of that are vulnerable.

"We met a couple, where their daughter had gotten into a situation on the Internet where she'd been raped six years ago, and the second they started talking about it, I saw how deep the pain of something like this is."

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Andi Dorfman Sparks Plastic Surgery Rumors
  2. Madonna Is Turning to Ex Sean Penn Amid Adoption Crisis
  3. 'Beauty and the Beast' Will Feature Disney's First Gay Character
  4. Jay-Z and Chris Martin Enjoy Night Out in WeHo
  5. Kris Is Convincing Caitlyn Jenner to Return to 'KUWTK' After 'I Am Cait' Cancellation
  6. Lady GaGa Confirms Coachella Gig With Line-Up Photo
  7. 'T.I. and Tiny: The Family Hustle' Is Renewed for Season 6 Amid Their Divorce Drama
  8. Orlando Bloom Spotted Cozying Up to Mystery Brunette Days Before Katy Perry Split