Kilmer memorized the lyrics to all of lead singer Jim Morrison's songs prior to his audition, and sent a video of himself performing some Doors songs to director Stone.
Stone was not impressed with the tape, but Paul Rothchild (the original producer of The Doors) said "I was shaken by it" and suggested they record Kilmer in the studio.
"This is not at all how Katie saw her life going,” the insider explained.
“But she will take this over nothing.” While Katie and Jamie's relationship didn't blossom until well after her 2012 divorce from Tom Cruise, the pair believed Tom, who shares 11-year-old daughter Suri with Katie, would be furious if he found out.
After several delays, director Oliver Stone finally started production on the film The Doors, based on the band of the same name.
Kilmer spoke with Oliver Stone early on, concerned about what he might want to do with the story because Kilmer didn't believe in or want to promote substance abuse.
Katie is proud to be with Jamie and wants to feel free to go out to dinner, the theater, Disneyland with Suri, or anywhere they want together." Earlier this year, the , where he opened up about his love life, and, as expected, did not mention Katie. "I am getting older, but people think I am younger because I hang out with Kanye… It's terrible." He went on to explain the reaction he gets when younger girls find out his real age.
"When I told them how old I was you would've thought I told them I had a terminal disease." Jokes aside, Jamie and Katie, 38, have been meeting in undisclosed locations for years, donning disguises, and publicly insisting they’re just friends, but an insider confirmed to that Katie is tired of hiding.
A man who can walk her down the red carpet.” also reported that the couple is ready to tie the knot — but if Jamie has the final word, it will be as private as their relationship.
After four years of dating, all of which were spent out of the spotlight, Katie Holmes is reportedly ready to make her relationship with Jamie Foxx public, but he's not so sure.
According to a source, the actor doesn't want to rock the boat.
Kilmer saw Morrison as having picked the wrong heroes, who had different issues, that were not part of the creativity or inspiration.
Kilmer saw Morrison's story as one that could be told "a thousand different ways" and didn't want to tell it by playing the role in the style of drugs, with which Oliver Stone agreed.
Some of his other notable film roles include Jim Morrison in The Doors (1991), Doc Holliday in Tombstone (1993), "Mentor" Elvis Presley True Romance (1993), armed robber Chris Shiherlis in Heat (1995), Bruce Wayne / Batman in Batman Forever (1995), Simon Templar in The Saint (1997), astronaut Robby Gallagher in Red Planet (2000), a meth-using informant in The Salton Sea (2002), FBI Special Agent Paul Pryzwarra in Déjà Vu (2006), and Dieter Von Cunth in Mac Gruber (2010).