Jacob Elordi looked at old photos with Joey King for emotional scenes in The Kissing Booth 2

27 July 2020, 12:56

By Sam Prance

Jacob Elordi let slip his acting technique in The Kissing Booth 2 bloopers.

Jacob Elordi has opened up about how he filmed emotional scenes in The Kissing Booth 2 and his answer will make you cry.

The Kissing Booth 2 is finally out. After months of anticipation, Netflix released the highly-anticipated sequel and fans cannot get enough of it. Not only does the hit movie bring back Elle (Joey King) and Noah (Jacob Elordi) but it also introduces us to two brand new characters. Noah meets Chloe (Maisie Richardson-Sellers) and Elle meets Marco (Taylor Zakhar-Perez).

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Fans of The Kissing Booth will no doubt already know that Jacob and Joey used to date each other in real life. In 2019, Joey admitted on the Mood with Lauren Elizabeth podcast that reuniting with Jacob for the second film was "a wild experience" but "worth it." Now, Jacob has let slip that he used old photos of them dating to prepare for sad scenes in the film.

Jacob Elordi looked at old photos with Joey King for emotional The Kissing Booth 2 scenes
Jacob Elordi looked at old photos with Joey King for emotional The Kissing Booth 2 scenes. Picture: JP Yim/Getty Images for Fendi, Netflix, @joeyking via Instagram

At the end of The Kissing Booth 2, Netflix plays a reel of hilarious bloopers from the movie. For the most part, they're funny moments in which the cast are joking around on set. There a lot of clips of Joey and Joel Coutney (Lee) teasing each other, as well as cute ones of Joey and Jacob laughing and showing that there's no ill-will between them after their breakup.

However, there's also a heartbreaking clip that fans have singled out. Jacob is about to film the soul-crushing airport scene in which Noah thinks that things are over with Elle and music starts playing from his phone. Someone on set asks what's happening and he says: "Yeah yeah, it's me. I'm playing a slideshow. Just getting in my emotions. Pardon me."

Eagle eyed-viewers have noticed that the slideshow includes real photos of Jacob and Joey from when they were together as a couple. One person tweeted: "Jacob Elordi really made a slideshow of photos of him and Joey King so he’d be in character for that sad airport scene mygod my heart".

No. I'm not crying. You are.

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