George Gallagher stars in Over the GW, an indie flick based on a true story about a troubled teen who got forced into a rehab facility similar to a cultlike boot camp.
And while he was just acting the part, Gallagher says the experience of the film had a real effect on his physical body.
He explains, As an actor, things tend to spill over into your life. So I came down with Bells Palsy during the filmings which actually gave me paralysis on half of my face.
But his muscular malfunction didnt stop the production.
As Gallagher puts it, Everything happens for a reason, and now its in the movie. Im talking through one side of my mouth and my eyes keep blinking funny.
Over the GW premieres on June 27 in New York City.
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