Kevin Costner recalls filming 'Hidden Figures' under heavy painkillers: 'Worked 10 days under an IV drip'

Kevin Costner recalls filming 'Hidden Figures' under heavy painkillers, says he 'worked 10 days under an IV drip'
Kevin Costner played key character Al Harrison in 2016 hit 'Hidden Figures' (Getty Images, screengrab/20th Century Studios/YouTube)

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Kevin Costner has opened up about filming ‘Hidden Figures’ under a lot of painkillers!

The 'Yellowstone' star shared, "I've never worked drunk on a set. I've never worked high on a set, but I was on morphine the last two weeks that I worked on [Hidden Figures]."

Kevin Costner attends the Warner Bros. Pictures Presentation during CinemaCon 2024 at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace on April 09, 2024, in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Gabe Ginsberg/Getty Images)
Oscar-winning actor Kevin Costner is presently promoting his latest flick 'The Horizon' (Getty Images)

Kevin Costner says he wanted to cry during the 'Hidden Figures' shoot

Kevin Costner revealed that during the 2016 flick’s shooting, he had kidney stones and told People that he "worked 10 days under an IV drip. I don't even know how. About three days of it I was normal and then something happened to me."

The star revealed that he "never missed a day of work," but added, "I sat in my trailer with a morphine drip in my arm."


"I wanted to cry, but there was everybody watching, so I didn't," the Oscar winner recalled the pain he went through.

Kevin Costner on recent 'crushing ' divorce from Christine Baumgartner

In his recent interview, Kevin Costner opened up about his recent split with ex-wife Christine Baumgartner.

During an appearance on 'CBS Mornings' on June 26, Costner reflected on ending his relationship with Baumgartner. The couple shares three children: Cayden, 17, Hayes, 15, and Grace, 14.

"That's a crushing moment. It's powerful. It hurt," Costner said after host Gayle King asked him how he was doing in the wake of the divorce.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - DECEMBER 16: Gayle King attends the world premiere of
'CBS Mornings' host Gayle King (Pictured) was recently silenced by Kevin Costner when she tried to probe into his 'Yellowstone' series exit over a row with the creator Taylor Sheridon (Getty Images)


Fans admire Kevin Costner's strong work ethics

Internet appreciates Kevin Costner's personality and working style.

A user commented on YouTube on Costner's admission, "I genuinely like Kevin Costner, he seems very humble and a kind person. All in all, good energy and good people."

The second wrote, "Love Kevin! So gorgeous, humble and hardworker!"

"He is such a humble, honest, sincere man. It was enlightening listening to him talk about his life. Thank you, Mr. Costner," one user said.

"Kevin is a breathe of fresh air. Extremely humble," another expressed.

One chimed, "Warms my heart to finally hear him comment on Waterworld. I love it."

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