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Kevin Costner reveals he had kidney stones, was on morphine filming ‘Hidden Figures’

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“Hidden Figures.”The Oscar winner, 69, revealed in a new interview that he was on a morphine drip after he developed kidney stones while filming the 2016 drama film.“Ive never worked drunk on a set.

I’ve never worked high on a set, but I was on morphine the last two weeks that I worked on [‘Hidden Figures’],” he recalled to PEOPLE. “I had kidney stones, and I worked 10 days under an [IV] drip.

I don’t even know how,” he added.Costner explained that he was shooting the movie for just three days when he got sick.“I didn’t miss a day at work.

I’ve never missed a day at work. And then when I thought I was going to be off [the morphine], a second kidney stone came, which I never had, and I was right back on it,” he said. “So I sat in my trailer with a morphine drip in my arm.”“I eventually had to have my sleeves down in the movie as opposed to rolled up because of that,” added Costner, who played Al Harrison, director of the Space Task Group (STG), in the film.“I wanted to cry, but there was everybody watching, so I didn’t,” he said.Directed by Ted Melfi, “Hidden Figures” is about three Black female mathematicians (played by Octavia Spencer, Taraji P.

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