“In the film, I give him a couple of whacks, stop, and then give him a few more,” he said.
Kubrick put Modine and D’Onofrio through boot camp for real, which led to hostility between the pair, especially due to the latter’s method acting style.
The actor, who played Private Joker in Stanley Kubrick’s 1987 Vietnam war film, locked heads with Private “Pyle” actor D’Onofrio while filming the famous boot-camp scenes.
Modine revealed that the hostility began after D’Onofrio taunted him for having a laugh with the film’s extras in between takes.
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