• Some movies require an intimacy coordinator
  • Many fans don't know what that is
  • Ewan McGregor has broken down how it works

Let's dive into the candid confessions of the star-studded duo as McGregor advocates for actor safety and empowerment. Hollywood's sizzling couple, Ewan McGregor and Mary Elizabeth Winstead, are turning up the heat in their latest drama series, 'A Gentleman in Moscow,' but not without some professional guidance!

Ewan tells all

The dynamic duo had an intimacy coordinator on set to choreograph their steamy scenes, ensuring a comfortable and respectful environment for all.

"It's odd to be naked in front of people," McGregor confessed in a candid 'Radio Times' cover story. "It's odd to be intimate in front of the camera." Just like a dance routine, intimate scenes need their own choreographer, and that's where the intimacy coordinator steps in – the unsung hero of modern filmmaking!

McGregor isn't just thinking about himself and his wife; he's a dad, too! With a 22-year-old daughter, Esther, in the wings, he's all too aware of the pressures young actors can face.

"If an older, famous director goes to a 22-year-old and says, 'I want you to be naked in this scene,' that actress might feel, 'Oh, my God, I’ve got to do it, my career might depend on it,'" he explained. No more! Intimacy coordinators are here to ensure that no actor feels pressured into "unnecessary" scenes.

McGregor transforms into "Count Alexander Rostov," a man whose luxurious past is upended by the Russian Revolution. Winstead dazzles as "Anna Urbanova," a fierce and famous film actress. Together, they navigate a world of emotional discovery, all within the confines of the grand Hotel Metropol.

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Premiering March 29 on Paramount+ with Showtime, 'A Gentleman in Moscow' promises to be a journey through history, heartache, and the human spirit.

Don't miss the chance to see McGregor and Winstead's electrifying chemistry, brought to life with the utmost care and professionalism.