After Dwayne Johnson Spoke Out, Emily Blunt Is The Second Actor To Defend Themselves Amid The Search For The “Idiot” Costar Who “Screamed” At Rebecca Ferguson

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Emily Blunt has cleared her name amid the ongoing search for the unnamed actor who “screamed” at Rebecca Ferguson on a movie set.

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In case you’re in need of some context, Rebecca — who is currently promoting Dune: Part Two — revealed in an interview Tuesday that she once refused to work with an “absolute idiot of a costar” after they publicly berated her on set.

Rebecca Ferguson in a lace dress with layered necklaces at an event

Ultimately, the abuse became too much for Rebecca to bear, and she informed the film’s producers that she could no longer work with the actor.

Rebecca speaking during an interview while wearing a striped blazer

As you may have guessed, Rebecca did not name the costar; nor did she reveal the name of the film they were working on.

Rebecca and Tom Cruise descending steps at an event hand in hand

She did, however, preempt some efforts by people to work it out, and proceeded to rule out her Mission Impossible costar Tom Cruise as well as Hugh Jackman, whom she worked with on The Greatest Showman in 2017.

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And so, with Tom and Hugh out of the equation, people online have taken it upon themselves to speculate as to who the costar may have been — prompting a number of Rebecca’s former costars to defend themselves.

Rebecca in an outfit with a sparkling silver accent, looking to the side
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The first actor to eliminate themselves from the search was Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, who spoke out in Rebecca’s defense and recalled the fun they had working together on the Hercules film in 2014.

Dwayne Johnson wearing a pastel tuxedo with a bow tie and floral lapel pin

Following suit, Emily Blunt became the second costar to clear her name after she and Rebecca worked together on the 2016 thriller The Girl on the Train.

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Meanwhile, people have attempted to narrow down the list of potential culprits themselves by unearthing videos of Rebbeca seemingly enjoying the company of previous costars such as Jake Gyllenhaal and Ewan McGregor.

Jake Gyllenhaal and Rebecca Ferguson smiling, posing in semiformal attire for an event

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