"Occasionally, I'd pick up the lifeguard buoy and run down the beach 'Baywatch'-style, like something was actually happening."
- Jake Gyllenhaal, master lifeguard. It's nice to know he did more than just pee on people's legs to earn his paycheck. Ha ha ha!! Sorry...
Hey, how about some random trivia to go with that quote (courtesy of notstarring.com)?
Roles that didn't happen for the Gyllenhaal:
Jake Gyllenhaal auditioned for the role of Ricky Fitts.
Actor who got the part: Wes Bentley
Jake Gyllenhaal was runner up to play Batman if Christian Bale could not do it.
Actor who got the part: Christian Bale
Gyllenhaal auditioned for the part of Christian, but was ultimately turned down because he looked too young to star opposite Nicole Kidman.
Actor who got the part: Ewan McGregor
Jake Gyllenhaal was considered to play Gabriel Martin (Heath Ledger)
Actor who got the part: Heath Ledger
He was offered the role after Tobey McGuire was injured; he was even screentested with a suit, according to a rumor.
Actor who got the part: Tobey McGuire
According to teenhollywood, Gyllenhaal was considered for the role of Superman.
Actor who got the part: Brandon Routh
Quite interesting. Some of these I knew, some not so much. After seeing Superman Returns, I'm quite disappointed he didn't get that part. I think he would have filled out the cape nicely. And Batman?? Oh, baby.
In other news, our boy is being beaten mercilessly in the worst poll in the history of polls. I'm blaming this on the fact that more people saw Failure to Launch than Jarhead. I'm just thankful we Jake Watchers have the support of each other to get us through these harsh times.
And speaking of links, heads up to our French agents that Jake and Lance are staying at the Hotel de Crillon.
I'm fairly certain this is a nicer hotel than any I have ever stayed in in my entire life. It looks like freaking Buckingham Palace. Not that I'm jealous or anything...
Jake as Superman- not much acting required there then!
Oh - also it seems that IHJ didn't have a thread on the worst poll in the world- so I started one- once the IHJ posse get moving watch those numbers change!
As the agent I am I have now voted for Jake :)
Awesome, guys. I'm doing my voting duties myself to try to stop this mockery of a hotness poll. Strength in numbers!
How could Jake lose against Brandon Routh in Superman? Whenever I see the big "S" on the blue costume, I think in the "Sex".
Update- you can apparently vote multiple times on the poll- I must hve voted about 20-30 by now!
'Agent Ing' as he is now reporting in as on Jake's eyelashes over at Dave Cullen says he has been lurking near Saint-Jean Cap-Ferrat- where Lance's villa is for a couple of days now. No sign of Jake obviously as he apears to be in Paris- but he is on site. Says there are lots of rumours among the locals about the visit so he obviously has his ear to the ground!
What the f..?! I just voted, and how the hell can McConaughey lead by that much?! Wait, let me re-phrase that. How can he be in the lead at all?! Seriously. It's a travesty!
I have voted so many times that my mouse needs a break! I can't just sit and see how a Matthew is gaining over The Jake.
I see Agent Fifi and her french maid costume,came through for us!
That Hotel de Crillon is a palace!
Pity we couldn't afford to keep Fifi in better accommodations...sleeping standing up in a broom closet ...was above and beyond the call of duty...
So now it's just a matter of waiting for the transcriptions from our room bugs...
Those french translators do take their sweet time! *sigh*
Fifi we salute you!...someday your whole story can be told... a proud chapter in the history of the JW
Viva la France! Viva la Fifi!
Love the quote, PG. And the things you are digging up on our little Gyllenwolf are fun and enlightening. Keep up the good work! Oh, and that poll....been voting like a mad woman, I have!
Yes, Lance has said that the Hotel de Crillon has his business for the rest of his life for the support (for example, they would drape a gigantic Texas flag over the front of it on the last day) it has shown him in the Tours. He will never stay anywhere else when he's in Paris. :)
Matthew McConnonnoggle? Really? Is this some kind of joke? First of all, NO ONE has a hotter body than the G. And especially not him. Voting has commenced.
OK, I've voted. Remember that Jakey says it's sexy to vote!
(Wow, that's a lot of sex at the same time; voting, sexy body, The Sex...)
Hey we are a dedicated bunch- I include IHJ and the 'lashers- Matt is down from 74 to 62 and Jake is up from 22 to 35.
Oh, thank God he's gaining on him! It seriously made me a bit sick to see how far behind he was. Jake, don't worry! We've got your back!
I've been watching the Jake numbers climb thanks to us devoted here and at IHJ. (I alone voted over 20 times haha) I can't believe what a landslide Matthew had at the start.
Oh that rag "Intouch" is outta touch....what is it a spin-off from US magazine?
They should sick to diet tips and recipes...really
Does anyone subscribe to it?
or do they give you a free copy with a large grocery purchase?
I'd rather Green Stamps.
It's "Bay Watch style" not "Bay Way".
Stick not sick...I'm so upset with this poll I can't see straight.
McBongo's lead in that poll has slipped considerably, although he's still way ahead ... it's just not right.
EVIDENCE OF JAKE'S DIVINITY:
Gawker Stalker has Jake at the Post Office on Prince Street on the morning of the 21st. Sine he was reported in both Cap Ferrat and Paris, the only possible explanation is that he was in (at least) two places at once, further evidence of his god-like qualities!Is it possible he raced back to the post office anticipating the delivery of t-shirts?
There is a period of time between the Alps sighting and the Hotel de Crillon sighting on the 23rd...
Did they steal away to Nice then?
Was the igloo woman with them?....we just don't know as of yet...no alpine agents reporting
and yes Jake I hope you were sending Miss Bearded Lady a postcard...you are so thoughtful...I'll be checking my mailbox daily.
IM VOTING! any how i do think that jake wouldve made any of those movies better but i like the fact that he seems to be in movies that are differnt
It's "Bay Watch style" not "Bay Way".
Hooray for glaring typos (typoes?). Sorry about that.
Gawker Stalker has Jake at the Post Office on Prince Street on the morning of the 21st.
Obviously Jake is exhibiting god-like behaviors. It really was only a matter of time. And I'm sure he was just dropping us another update...
matthew sucks balls!
41/56? Now that's what I'm calling progress!! :D
That Hotel de Crillon is one of the best in town...the other one is Ritz
whoa...Paaaaris!...I'm a bit jealous...I love Paris so much :)
Jake has such a good time in the center of the town...there are so many fantastic places near Place de la Concorde...what a romantic place
damn i have voted like 20 times and it still says 41% i think matthew has it rigged!!!!! not fair for jake at all!
Yes,indeed. I think Paris is one of the best choices in Europe..maybe he'll consider visiting other countries as well,if he enjoys le Paris..and I think he does..he should send us some holiday pictures. Him at the Eiffel Tour, him in front of the Louvre Museum,him naked anywhere..
44/53! Yeehaw, people, we're getting there! :-D
I, for one, have been voting as if my life was depending on it. I'm mad.
The best hotel in Paris has to be George V. Jake must consider staying there in the future, nothing but the best suits him.
I think this is one of thos polls that measures which celebrity's fans have the best robots. Or the most time on their hands!
I really think theses polls are fixed also. For some reason the editors at US, IN TOUCH and PEOPLE have some bizarre fascination with Matt. How else could he be the "sexiest man alive"?
The general public that reads this crap on a regular basis is not as aware of Jake as we are. Plus, Matt is always running aound with his shirt off- something Jake needs to do more of.
Once more people actually saw the perfection that is Jake's body, no way would Matt even be in the race. It's up to us to stop this nonsense.
"It looks like freaking Buckingham Palace"
Maybe the Queen owns it! It does look very much like it!
man ive been voting like crazy and i know you all have been too why is it at 44%? its freaking rigged i tell ya!
Maybe Matt is for the general public and Jake is for us...for the elite
I'd agree with anon 11:33 - I think the Four Seasons George V Paris is considered to be the best hotel in Paris, although where Jake and Lance are staying doesn't look too shabby - LOL! I went on the website - you should SEE what the suites look like (imagining Jake lounging around in there - YUM). It's nice to have beaucoup bucks!
Re:Jake vs Matthew
Jake didn't seem to mind first time
round, but he did declare that he would win a battle of the chefs!
It's up to 45%! it works! come on,ladies and gentlemen..the more I look at Matt's face,the more I want Jake to win.BY FAR!
I like what you said, jack nasty girl.
that hotel is sooo nice omg!
The poll is now 52% McBongo, 46% Jake - c'mon agents - McBongo and his hairplugs are going down!
man should this poll be pissing me off this bad i mean im freaking out over here!
C'est si Bon....all that Louis 14th furniture and floor length windows....it was almost like camping...
That has to be my favorite quote of Jake's! He's a funny boy!
Gonna spend the rest of my eveing voting for Jake on that silly poll!
And as for the films he missed out on...I'd still love to see him in a musical, how sexy would an all-singing-all-dancing Jakey be!!
Oooh..camping! that's my thing!:))
Okey okey... I finally got my ass inside after a long day out that involved watching POTC 2... finally! (Mmmmm... Jack Sparrow!)
I'm now ready to do my duty as a JakeWatch agent and VOTE VOTE VOTE til' my fingers bleed... or whatever.
Off to vote!
Oh and that hotel looks like the fucking Versailles!!!
^^ I think it was. LOL
47 to 50 now! good job jake watchers! we might actully make him win!
Hahaha! This one was friggin' hilarious!!
Jake Gyllenhaal had a few reservations about working with horses on the set of Brokeback Mountain (2005). "When I was little I fell off a horse," he recalled. "I made a pig noise. I was on the horse and I thought, for some reason, horses like it when human beings make pig noises on them. So I thought to myself, 'Well, why not try it now?' So I went [snort] and the horse bucked up and threw me off. And my foot was still in the stirrups so... it was running around and I was bobbing around and my head was almost about to hit the ground [until his father saved the day]... Since then I've always thought, 'I shouldn't make pig noises.'"
I've said it before and I'll say it again - I love this man's sense of humor! :-D
I guess all the Matthew McConaughey fans must be in detox?
Pig noises!! :) LOL!! That is so funny Cina!!
And the vote is 49% McBongo and 48% Jake now!! Way to go everyone!! Lets turn it around! :)
Almost there ... 49% McBongo vs. 48% Jake.
YAY! Jake 49%, Matt 48%!
(I'm thinking their site is going to crash with all the mad voting that's going on...)
Jake 50%, Matt 47%!
No kidding, they must be wondering...
and I'm thinking my arm is going to fall off with all the mad clicking that's going on... ;-)
Does anyone know how long the poll will go on? Cause I'm serioulsy worried my right arm will be paralysed soon...
We are soooo good :)
And Cina LOL.
i was just wondering that! we need to keep him ahead till the poll is over, good job agents!
jake has better fans than matt!!!
^^^ Yes!! I can't believe we did it!!!
That's the power of love ladies and gents! The power of love! :-D
Excellent work, everyone! I couldn't stand the thought of McConagag winning!
Jake 51% Matt 46%
Never underestimate the voting prowess of the Gyllenhaalics!! Thanks for mobilizing the troops over at IHJ Joyce! When will the entertainment media learn? Skip these futile polls and just designate Jake the Best Everything Ever... Period ...Exclamation!!
"McConagag" - LMAO Phoebs!
man at least this poll gave us somthing to do today!
now that jake is winning i think its the best poll in the history of polls!!!
Jla "Skip these futile polls and just designate Jake the Best Everything Ever... Period ...Exclamation!!" ....LMAO!
53 to 44 and jakes ahead!!!!! damn we all knew he has sexiest body now we just proved it to us weekly!!! damn we are good
Right now it is 44-54 in our Jakey's favor. The people at In Touch are probably wondering what the hell happened. Like Jla said, they might as well skip these polls from now on. Great job!
Who are those silly gits who voted for Lance, anyway? They're obviously lost and confused souls and need to be helped to vote in the right direction ...
More power to Jake's people!! Jake Watchers, you are extraordinary!
"Who are those silly gits who voted for Lance, anyway?"
Have you counted the votes Lance cast on his own behalf?
Oh we're so good. We're so damn good! :-D
I wonder where Jakey poo is now? Still in France? On his way back to LA? Jake, I miss you!
Matt: 38 %
Jake: 60 %
Lance: 2 %
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