The next incorporates a minor spoiler for Surprise.
It is not unusual for actors to finish up enjoying comparable roles frequently all through their careers or to in any other case make comparable movies time and again. Nonetheless, evidently Owen Wilson has a considerably uncommon calling card. He makes motion pictures the place canine die. Whereas this is probably not a sample that you have seen, it’s one which Personal Wilson himself has come to phrases with. Most individuals are in all probability accustomed to Wilson’s movie Marley and Me, which is a few canine dying, however Wilson truly kills a canine himself in The Royal Tenenbaums, and it seems that the household canine additionally doesn’t survive Wilson’s new movie Wonder. In keeping with the actor…
Yeah, that is my calling card. Really, that is the third, as a result of, in The Royal Tenenbaums, the canine dies additionally. Though truly, in that one, it is not my canine. The truth is, I run over the canine! What is the identify of the canine on this film? Buckley, Marley, and Daisy. You realize, it is getting the place if a canine sees me solid in a film, he begins to get nervous.
Whereas the canine that dies in Surprise isn’t a significant plot level, the truth that the film is a reasonably profitable tearjerker may very properly trigger viewers to have Marley and Me flashbacks, contemplating useless canine and Owen Wilson are in the identical film. It is not clear whether or not Owen Wilson appears to go after roles the place canine find yourself useless, or if one thing about useless canine leads casting administrators to think about Wilson, however both manner, there is definitely an odd connection right here and one wonders the place it got here from.
As of late, Liam Neeson is understood for making “old guy” action movies. Sean Bean is understood for getting killed off. It is actually not unusual for specific actors to finish up in motion pictures that share issues in frequent. Typically, it is as a result of a specific type of film with a specific actor simply does properly. Different occasions, the connection appears extra tenuous, but it surely’s actually there.
For what it is value, Owen Wilson appears to actually empathize with the canine that find yourself useless in his motion pictures. As he factors out to Uproxx, there was a time when the factor that stored occurring in Owen Wilson motion pictures was that Owen Wilson was the one which ended up useless.
And I understand how the canine feels, as a result of I used to by no means make it to the third act both. I died in Anaconda, The Haunting… Armageddon. Armageddon, Yeah…
To be honest, everybody died in Armageddon.
Hopefully, canine will not all the time have one thing to concern from Owen Wilson, however should you go see him in Surprise, possibly carry tissues.