Director Ivan Reitman (1946-2022) was responsible for some well-known Hollywood comedies. With “Ghostbusters” from 1984 he created a film that is still unforgettable for many today. Actress Anna Faris (45) now reveals that she had one of her “toughest film experiences with Ivan Reitman”.

In a new episode of her podcast “Unqualified”, she describes the director’s behavior on the set of the film “Die Super-Ex” in conversation with her fellow actress Lena Dunham (36) as “reign of terror”. The idea of ​​shooting a comedy under these conditions is absurd, she suggests. “He was a screamer,” reports the “Scary Movie” star. She felt that on the first day of shooting. She was about 20 to 25 minutes late due to an accident through no fault of her own, and Reitman yelled at her. Faris felt “angry, hurt and humiliated” and had to fight back tears, the actress says.

Later, the director “slapped her on the butt, too. It was a strange moment.” Dunham’s reaction: “I don’t think you’re the first person to report this. And I’m very sorry that you had this experience. And didn’t anyone step in and say ‘no’?” The 45-year-old replies: “No, it was around 2006.”

According to the industry portal “Deadline”, the actress had already addressed the incident in the past, but had not yet named the director. In 2017, in the early days of the