Jonah Hill is taking a break from selling movies resulting from nervousness

Recognized for starring in movies akin to “21 Jump Street” and “The Wolf of Wall Street,” the 38-year-old will discover psychological well being and the influence his job has had on his nervousness in his upcoming documentary, “Stutz.”

“I have finished directing my second film, a documentary about me and my therapist which explores mental health in general called ‘Stutz.’ The whole purpose of making this film is to give therapy and the tools I’ve learned in therapy to a wide audience for private use through an entertaining film,” he mentioned in a press release issued to Deadline on Wednesday.

“Through this journey of self-discovery within the film, I have come to the understanding that I have spent nearly 20 years experiencing anxiety attacks, which are exacerbated by media appearances and public facing events,” Hill added.

Within the mild of this, the actor mentioned he wouldn’t be selling the documentary, in an effort to “protect” himself, though he mentioned he “can’t wait to share it with audiences around the world in the hope that it will help those struggling.”

“If I made myself sicker by going out there and promoting it, I wouldn’t be acting true to myself or to the film,” mentioned the actor who directed the movie, which he hopes “will speak for itself.”

The identical goes for his different upcoming initiatives.

Hill final appeared within the 2021 movie “Don’t Look Up,” which was nominated for 4 Oscars. He’s set to star within the comedy “You People,” which is presently in post-production and anticipated to premiere this 12 months.

“I understand that I am of the privileged few who can afford to take time off. I won’t lose my job while working on my anxiety,” he mentioned.

“With this letter and with ‘Stutz,’ I’m hoping to make it more normal for people to talk and act on this stuff. So they can take steps towards feeling better and so that the people in their lives might understand their issues more clearly,” Hill added.

Final 12 months, the actor opened up about his physique picture insecurities, telling his followers on Instagram: “I kindly ask that you not comment on my body.”
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Hill shouldn’t be the primary celeb to disclose psychological well being struggles.

On Sunday, “Spider-Man: No Way Home” star Tom Holland mentioned he was taking a break from social media due to the “detrimental effect” on his psychological state.
Final 12 months, actor Ryan Reynolds spoke in regards to the influence that nervousness has had on his life and work. He described the nervousness, which he mentioned developed in childhood, as “an engine for creativity but it’s also got its own cloud and shroud of darkness.”
And in April, singer Camila Cabello opened up in regards to the “crippling” nervousness she felt whereas making her album “Familia.” She’s now in a greater place, she mentioned, including she attributes that to her vulnerability and efforts to heal.

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