Michael J. Fox says ‘Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood’ scene led to his retirement – Deadline

A scene from Quentin Tarantino Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood Michael J. Fox and returned when he decided to retire from acting in 2020.

talking to Empire MagazineFox said that he – like the Rick Dalton character (played by Leonardo DiCaprio) from the Tarantino film – had difficulty remembering his lines on set for The Good Fight.

“I thought of once upon a time in hollywoodFox said. “There’s a scene where Leonardo DiCaprio’s character can’t remember his lines anymore. He goes back to his dressing room and he is yelling at himself in the mirror. just going crazy. I had that moment where I looked in the mirror and thought, ‘I can’t miss this anymore.'”

Unlike the character in the film, Fox gained strength from that moment on. ,[I was like] ‘Okay, let’s go ahead,’ ‘he said. “It was peaceful.”

Fox was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 1991 at the age of 29. a new film Even then, Document his fight against the disease. It premieres today on Apple TV+.