“They grew closer on set.” Now, before we all moan about the injustice of one woman bagging both Gosling and Kitsch in one lifetime, it’s not out of the realm to question whether this is all part of a plan to drum up publicity for season two of “True Detective.” The series premiered two weeks ago to less then the gushing reviews that were expected, so it’s not nuts to wonder if HBO is encouraging the tabloid buzz.
(A rep for the actor didn't immediately return a request for comment.)A longtime bachelor, the 40-year-old Lucas was romantically linked over the years to Anne Hathaway, Rachel Mc Adams and Salma Hayek, among others.
But last night, the smitten star told Leno about taking his now-fiancée with him to shoot a "very low budget movie" in Big Sur.
He was given a $30-a-day hotel allowance, which they used to stay at an "eco resort"—aka, a trailer—in thie woods.
Overall, the place was "absolutely wonderful," Lucas cracked, but as the couple continued to venture back and forth into the wild, his lady began to fear what might be lurking in the shadows."As the week went on, the movie started shooting later and later and, on a Thursday night, we ended up getting home at around 3 o'clock in the morning," Lucas told Leno."So my girlfriend at the time and I, luckily we both had flashlights, so we began the 20-minute hike up the hill. So we get to the top and we get into that lovely little trailer and immediately she starts hyperventilating and just can't even breathe. ' and she's like, ‘I'm so scared, the most scared I've ever been in my life because I know that we are about to be attacked by a mountain lion.' And I'm like, ‘Honey, this is Big Sur, there are no mountain lions."But, sure enough, the next day..."That night, I then go home at 4 o'clock in the morning and realize I don't have a flashlight," Lucas continued.
last night that he proposed to his girlfriend shortly after he came face-to-face with the intimidating beast while shooting a movie in Big Sur, Calif. )—but we have a feeling Lucas won't be able to keep a lid on her identity much longer.
premiere remains nameless for now (if that's even her!
"And as I'm going up, I get to the point where I realize I can see nothing...
I hear, totally serious, two big breaths, and six feet above me, I see the very slight glint of the eyes of a huge [mountain lion] and I literally proceed to do what I had just read in the instructions.
While it seems now that the duo has officially moved on from each other, we—and the rest of America—is still pining for a reunion.
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 20: Josh Lucas and wife (L) Jessica Lucas attend the after party for The Cinema Society with The Hollywood Reporter & Piaget and Disaronno screening of "To Rome With Love at the Casa Lever on June 20, 2012 in New York City.
Ryan Gosling This pairing is the stuff of Hollywood romance legend, and their fiery chemistry on set of “The Notebook” clearly contributed to their hot love story.