Since its premiere on Netflixon July 29, 2022, “Badly wounded hearts” (“Purple Hearts” in its original language) It has positioned itself in first place in the Top 10 of the most viewed movies on the streaming platform. Among other things because of the chemistry that exists between Sofia Carson and Nicholas Galitzine.
But Did you know that the actress who plays Cassie in the film based on the book of the same name by Tess Wakefield asked that an intimate scene be removed? In addition, it influenced the wedding night of the singer and the marine.
“wounded hearts”, directed by Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum, follows the love story of Cassie and Luke, who, despite being very different, decide to get married to obtain the benefits that the military offers its members and wives: health insurance and more money.
While the aspiring singer-songwriter works at a bar to pay her rent and her diabetes treatment until she gets a musical opportunity, the Marine must pay off a debt he incurred when he was an addict. Then, What scene did Sofia Carson change?
THE INTIMATE SCENE DELETED FROM “BURDENED HEARTS”
The Colombian-American actress, dancer, singer and songwriter acknowledged in an interview with ReMezcala which influenced Cassie and Luke’s meeting at the motel to be a scene from “total intimacy and vulnerability”.
Nevertheless, suggested removing another sex scene that was in the script. It was more relevant to her that Cassie and Luke had a sweet time in bed than just passion. Which ultimately worked because of the chemistry between Sofia Carson and Nicholas Galitzine.
In fact, the protagonist of “wounded hearts” I thought it would work better if they hugged each other. “I think there is power in that and it says a lot more than going physical.”, he indicated.
WHAT DOES “BURDEN HEARTS” MEAN TO SOFIA CARSON?
In an interview with Colliderthe 29-year-old actress, said that what attracted her most to the story was the message: “When I first read the title, I asked Liz if Purple Hearts meant that it was the combination of a red and a blue heart, and she laughed and said: ‘I hadn’t thought of it that way, but that’s exactly our story. We live in a country that is incredibly divided right now, red versus blue.”.
“This story is about choosing not to see color and choosing love, above all things, and how a red heart and a blue heart can come together and choose love. That can change the world in the most beautiful way”, he explained sophia carson.