American actor and producer Jake Gyllenhaal remembered his early days in acting and updated his Instagram to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the 2001 film ‘Donnie Darko.’
Jake Gyllenhaal is an actor who has been in the acting business since the ’90s and throughout this time he has become one of the leading actors in Hollywood, but his breakthrough role was as a psychologically troubled teenager in Donnie Darko.
On Tuesday, the 40-year-old actor took Instagram to share some special memories like his movie script and some artifacts which were from Donnie Darko because it has been 20 years since the movie was released.
In the caption, Jake Gyllenhaal described the movie as a game-changer which changed his career drastically and he expressed his astonishment watching this story find afterlives with new audiences and new generations.
Furthermore, the actor shared a quote about hope which is still relevant today because everyone should be aware that there is so much to look forward to despite all the hardships. Jake Gyllenhaal, then thanked all the fans who asked him about the film with confused impressions because he liked to confuse people and wished the film another 20 years more.
Here’s the caption:
“Pulled out my script and some artifacts from Donnie Darko… It was released 20 years ago today. It’s a film that changed my life and my career and it’s been unreal to watch this story find afterlives with new audiences and new generations, and yet, what Donnie said to Roberta Sparrow is still true:
‘there is so much to look forward to.’ Thank you to all the fans who’ve come up to me over the years with that confused look on their faces and asked me: ‘what the f**k is Donnie Darko about??’ Happy 20th Donnie! Let’s keep confusing people. Here’s to 20 more.”
This post about Donnie Darko received 500k likes and the fans head to the comments section to leave a comment.
A fan of the film wrote:
“Congratulations on 20 years since Donnie Darko!! Such a fantastic film, no one could have brought it to life better:)”
Another fan wrote:
“Donnie Darko is simply amazing, such an iconic movie🏼”
Check out the post below.