May 24, 2016  

Sick Hangover Cast Hospitalised in Bangkok

April 15, 2011 (3:20 pm) GMT
The shooting of upcoming movie 'The Hangover Part II' was halted on a routine basis as the cast and crew battled sickness and made regular trips to hospital.

Stars of the original 2009 movie, including , and , reunited to "" about a hazardous bachelor party in the hedonistic city of Bangkok, Thailand.

But the three-month shoot proved to be more difficult than director Todd Phillips imagined as his actors and crew members were hospitalised for a variety of conditions ranging from exhaustion to food poisoning.

He tells Total Film magazine, "It ended up being a battle of endurance and we lost people all the time to food poisoning, heat exhaustion... everybody, including all the actors, were in hospital for some time... My movies are about mayhem and I always think I like it, but Bangkok is mayhem to another degree. You're shooting and guys will literally drive through the scene on their little motorcycles. It was hot, it rained a lot. It feels like we went to war!"

Cooper adds, "I have a lead stomach so I never threw up. Bangkok is Vegas on steroids. Ed (Helms) got really sick. He was addicted to those charcoal pills (for stomach pain)."

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Priyanka Chopra Throws Her Hat Into the Ring to Be Female James Bond
  2. Listen to a Preview of Shawn Mendes' New Song 'Better'
  3. Elijah Wood Clarifies Comment on Child Sex Abuse in Hollywood, Says It's Misinterpreted
  4. 'Pretty Little Liars' Boss Confirms Someone's Getting Married in Season 7
  5. Anne Hathaway Throws Shade at the Kardashians, Says It's Unintentional
  6. Eminem Sells Bricks of His Childhood Home for 'Marshall Mathers LP' Anniversary
  7. Did Jennifer Lawrence Just Say She Was Under the Influence While Filming 'The Hunger Games'?
  8. Helen Hunt Mistaken for Jodie Foster by Starbucks Barista. Read the Funny Story