Denzel Washington's Illegal Train Driving
Denzel Washington has revealed he broke regulations by driving a train in his new movie 'Unstoppable'.
Denzel Washington broke regulations by driving a train in new movie 'Unstoppable'.
The Oscar-winning actor - who stars alongside Chris Pine in the action thriller - has revealed he was given the opportunity to learn how to Drive A train while shooting the film, despite it being against the law.
He explained: "I got to learn how to drive trains, so that was a lot of fun. It's a powerful feeling having this mile-long monster behind you doing what you want it to do.
"In the movie I'm not actually driving because I don't have a license, so it would be against regulations. In fact I'm not even supposed to tell you I even drove a train!"
The 55-year-old star also admitted his "ego and stupidity" took over when he decided to perform his own stunts for the film.
Denzel added to BBC Radio 2: "There's a train running along the track going at 50 miles an hour. It's really me running up there - I'm a fool for even trying it. But it's really an intense film.
"My ego and stupidity took over. They needed the shots with me actually up there running so I had to do it."