Eric Bana looks casual as he picks up a bag of coffee beans in Melbourne – after vowing to stick with his countrymen by turning down Hollywood job openings during Covid
Eric Bana recently admitted that he felt an obligation to stick with his countrymen by refusing to leave Melbourne until the pandemic is over.
And on Friday, the 53-year-old Hollywood heavyweight tried to blend in with the crowd as he stepped into his Victorian hometown to pick up a bag of coffee beans.
The Hulk star appeared relaxed, dressed in a brown zip-up jacket, worn over a navy t-shirt and jeans.
Here to stay! Eric Bana, 53, looked casual when he picked up a bag of coffee beans in Melbourne on Friday
He took safety precautions against COVID-19 by wearing a face mask.
The sighting came just days after Eric admitted he turned down offers for Hollywood roles to beat the Melbourne pandemic.
Speaking with the ABChe said, “This may sound weird, but I just…I don’t want to leave. Just in terms of what the city has been through.’
Spotted: The Hulk star looked relaxed, dressed in a brown zip-up jacket, worn over a navy t-shirt and jeans
Casual: He hung sunglasses over the collar of his T-shirt and balanced the coffee bag with one hand
The former Full Frontal star even said he turned down jobs abroad to stay Down Under.
“But in terms of being able to do other things, it just doesn’t feel like the right time… It just doesn’t feel right to escape.
“It kind of feels like we’ve come this far, you know, and you feel like you’re part of the tribe and… I just want to be here until it’s all over, and feel that sense of joy that all others will feel. feel, at the same time.’
Stay put: Eric recently revealed that he is refusing to leave his hometown of Melbourne until the pandemic is over. Speaking to ABC, the actor said he feels it is his duty to stick with his fellow Australians during these trying times.
Wow: The former Full Frontal star even said he turned down job offers abroad to stay Down Under
Eric recently recorded the Audible podcast drama The Orchard in Melbourne.
The podcast promises a “visceral and terrifying journey with a compelling and unexpected ending.”
Audible has described the series as “a supernatural murder mystery that combines an ominous private school, a terrifying conspiracy and unnerving teenagers.”
Eric will be joined in the series by other well-known Austrian actors and actresses.
Loyal: “It just doesn’t feel like the right time… It just doesn’t feel right to escape,” he explained
Magda Szubanski (Kath & Kim and Babe), Gary Sweet (Police Rescue and Bloom), and Olivia Deeble (Home and Away and Secret Society of Second Born Royals) are also involved.
Eric voices police detective and struggling single parent, Adam Durwood, who is tasked with examining the body of a teenage boy found on the property of the exclusive Nevermoor girls’ school.
At the center of the mystery is a coven of three seductive and manipulative teenage girls who seem to know a lot more than they should and slowly pull Adam into a web he can’t see.
When Adam’s daughter, Lily, secretly befriends the three girls from Nevermoor, things begin to unravel.
Hard at work: Eric recently recorded the Audible podcast drama The Orchard in Melbourne. The podcast promises a ‘visceral and terrifying journey with a compelling and unexpected conclusion’