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Jake Gyllenhaal shared his candy tooth along with his Presumed Harmless costars!

Talking solely to PEOPLE on the premiere of the Apple TV+ sequence on the Tribeca Movie Pageant on Sunday, June 9, Gyllenhaal’s costar Kingston Rumi Southwick revealed the actor, 43, stunned the forged and crew with some tasty treats throughout filming.

“Jake purchased ice cream vehicles to set and it was a extremely good household surroundings with the forged, with the crew, with the administrators and all people. It is phenomenal,” the younger star, who performs Gyllenhaal’s on-screen son Kyle Sabich within the drama, shares.

Southwick additionally revealed that his costar Ruth Negga was “undoubtedly the trickster” on set and would assist the forged decompress throughout the “intense” shoot.

“She would [make] paper airplanes and write notes to individuals and would make all people snort, particularly O-T [Fagbenle]. It simply was good to have these intense moments and have that actual dramatic emotions after which really feel good after which to snort,” he says.

Kingston Rumi Southwick, Renate Reinsve, Nana Mensah, Jake Gyllenhaal, Lily Rabe, James Hiroyuki Liao, and Tate Birchmore.

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The eight-episode present is predicated on the 1987 New York Occasions bestseller of the identical identify by Scott Turow and stars Gyllenhaal, Negga, Fagbenle, Invoice Camp, Elizabeth Marvel, Peter Sarsgaard, Lily Rabe and Renate Reinsve.

Gyllenhaal can also be the present’s government producer, together with J.J. Abrams and David E. Kelley.

Presumed Harmless follows Rusty Sabich (Gyllenhaal), a Chicago prosecutor who’s accused of the very homicide he’s purported to be investigating after he has an affair with the sufferer proper earlier than her demise. 

The e-book was beforehand tailored into the 1990 movie starring Harrison Ford. In the same vein, Gyllenhaal lately remade Highway Home, taking up the character performed by Patrick Swayze within the 1989 movie of the identical title. 

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Jake Gyllenhaal (middle) and Invoice Camp in ‘Presumed Harmless’.

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Additionally talking solely to PEOPLE on the restricted sequence’ premiere, Gyllenhaal defined that taking part in Sabich introduced an “attention-grabbing problem” and was “not that straightforward.”

“I feel he’s very explicit as a personality, however I feel that David Kelly units up a extremely, actually advanced state of affairs,” he says. “I feel that is what drew him to it. It additionally drew me to it — of all of the questions that come. However I feel one of many different issues that actually drew me to it was the query of the household. That on this story you actually discover that entire world, and the way all people will get embroiled and enmeshed in it.”

Gyllenhaal advised The Hollywood Reporter earlier this month that he modeled a few of his Presumed Harmless character’s signature habits after his godfather, Paul Newman, who typically tucked his glasses halfway down his buttoned gown shirt. 

“He additionally wore them hanging from his ear and stuff like that,” Gyllenhaal mentioned.

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Jake Gyllenhaal in ‘Presumed Harmless’.

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As government producer, Gyllenhaal had a hand in casting and he advised CNN he knew his brother-in-law, 53-year-old Sarsgaard — who’s married to his sister, actor and director Maggie Gyllenhaal — can be an ideal match for the antagonistic position as one other prosecutor in Sabich’s workplace who suspects he’s responsible. 

“Peter is such an unbelievable actor as a result of he calls for, within the house of performing or within the scene, a kind of honesty and I feel that’s the identical factor he asks for as an individual,” Gyllenhaal mentioned.

The primary two episodes of Presumed Harmless might be out there to stream on Apple TV+ on Wednesday, June 12, and new episodes of the present might be launched each Wednesday till July 24. 

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