Now that’s one thing to scream about.
On Thursday, Neve Campbell, 48, revealed that she survived an all-too-close encounter with a bear on a movie set when she was 17.
“I was playing this role where she’s ‘one with the animals’ and there was a scene where I was getting chased by a bear,” she stated on “The Kelly Clarkson Show.” “They brought this bear on set and they first gave me this big bottle of Coke to feed it.”
After Campbell fed the bear, she was instructed to dip her hand in honey and “just run. And when you get to the tree over there, turn your hand out and feed the bear.”
The “Party of Five” alum did simply that however was horrified to find that the bear “is not slowing down and he’s not coming for my hand.”
“He grabs me by the leg and he pulls me through the forest,” the actress continued. “My mother was visiting [the] set and she’s screaming. The whole crew is frozen because nobody can believe what’s happening. All I can think to say is, ‘He’s biting me,’ like it’s not obvious.”
Fortunately, she escaped turning into an ursine snack when an animal wrangler started “throwing rocks” on the bear to distract it from her.
Campbell is at the moment selling her return as Sidney Prescott within the newest “Scream” movie, which sees her character trying to resolve a sequence of murders dedicated by the franchise’s killer, “Ghostface.”
The movie additionally stars unique forged members Courteney Cox and David Arquette in addition to newer faces like Jack Quaid and Jenna Ortega.