shed real tears while shooting an emotional scene for X-Men: The Last Stand
because he missed his young children so much. Chats between Marsden and a crew member, who was also separated from his young family, meant Marsden didn't need to rely on special effects.
He says, "You just think about terrible things happening to your family. Those were real tears. I kept thinking when I saw it that it's gonna look like somebody just put water in my glasses.
He added, "Lee Cleary who is the first AD (Assistant Director), we both have kids; I have a five-year-old and an 8-month-old and he starts saying something about some TV morning show and started singing a song from something and they (my kids) were away and I was in Vancouver and hadn't seen them in ages and I was just sitting there thinking about them and it (the tears) just came."
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