Kevin Costner has recalled the time he was compelled to shoot the 2015 movie Hidden Figures for 10 days on an IV drip as he was affected by kidney stones. 

“I’ve by no means labored drunk on a set. I’ve by no means labored excessive on a set, however I used to be on morphine the final two weeks that I labored,” the 69-year-old has now shared. “I had kidney stones and I labored 10 days beneath an IV drip. I don’t even know the way. About three days of it, I used to be regular after which one thing occurred to me.” 

Kevin Costner (far right) in Hidden Figures alongside Taraji P Henson (middle) and Jim Parsons (left). Jim is sat at a large desk and Taraji and Kevin are standing.
Kevin Costner (far proper) in Hidden Figures

Talking about his time filming the award-winning film with Octavia Spencer, Taraji P. Henson and Janelle Monae, he instructed Individuals that he had by no means missed a day of labor in his life and that he thought he was clear till a second kidney stone appeared. 

“I sat in my trailer with a morphine drip in my arm that I finally needed to have my sleeves down within the film due to that,” he stated, including that he refused to cry as a result of “all people was watching”. 

Kevin Costner in Hidden Figures; he stands in a suit while men sit at desks behind him.
Kevin Costner in Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures was nominated for 3 Oscars, and gained a SAG Awards for ensemble and three NAACP awards. It instructed the true story of Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson, three black girls who labored for NASA on astronaut John Glenn’s journey to area within the Nineteen Fifties. 

Kevin’s character was loosely primarily based on Robert C. Gilruth, the primary director of the Johnson House Heart in Houston. 

Kevin Costner in Yellowstone© Paramount
Kevin Costner has been within the first 5 seasons of Yellowstone

The Yellowstone actor is now starring in his ardour mission, Horizon: An American Saga, which additionally stars his son Hayes, admitting he “selfishly” forged his son so as to acquire extra one-on-one time with him. 

However Hayes was fantastic with that, and on the purple carpet, he instructed Leisure Tonight that he thought the expertise “actually cool, it was a tremendous expertise”. 

He added: “I used to be simply actually pleased with my dad, he is been working for thus lengthy, and I simply might solely take into consideration him at that second.” 

Director/writer/actor Kevin Costner and family at the Los Angeles Premiere of "Horizon: An American Saga - Chapter 1" at Regency Village Theatre on June 24, 2024 in Los Angeles, California.© Getty Photographs
Kevin Costner and household on the Los Angeles Premiere of Horizon: An American Saga – Chapter 1

Hayes is Kevin and ex-wife Christine Baumgartner’s center son; they’re additionally mother and father to Cayden, 17, and Grace, 14. He’s additionally a dad to Annie, 40, Lily, 37, and Joe, 36, whom he shares with Cindy Silva. Cindy and Kevin wed in 1978 and divorced in 1994. 

Kevin can also be dad to son Liam, 26, with former companion Bridget Rooney.

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