The ensemble indie drama which opens U.S.-wide on July 22 features Arnold as a widower who beds Maggie Gyllenhaal.
It was Arnolds first on-screen love scene, if, he adds, you dont count me trying to rape Eddie Furlong in prison in the 2000 film, Animal Factory.
Arnold admits being nervous doing the shoot because, he points out, [Gyllenhaal] is in great shape and Im not.
To make it more difficult, director Donald Roos made the duo look in each others eyes during their sex scene.
He says, Thats really hard even with your wife. That level of intimacy scares my wife. She has issues with it. She wont admit it like I will.
Arnold is happy with Happy Endings and says the best review came from the film industry execs who didnt want to cast him in the role in the first place. As he puts it, They came up after the premiere and started apologizing.
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