Melbourne, November 5 : Dame Helen Mirren has revealed that her husband, Taylor Hackford, forced her to spend a night in a brothel, insisting that she thoroughly research her role.
Hackford himself is the director of the film that casts the 'Queen' actress in the role of the owner of The Mustang Ranch, Nevada's first legalised brothel.
Mirren has revealed that her husband was insistent that she deeply understand her role.
"Taylor grabbed me kicking and screaming to the brothel. He said, 'You've got to do this! You're going whether you like it or not,'" news.com.au quoted her as telling Britain's The Times newspaper.