Filming for the movie took place in South Africa, beginning in March 2009.
Phillippe described the filming process as "really run-and-gun.
Shortly after he made an appearance in the ABC daytime drama One Life to Live.
His character Billy Douglas, whom he played from 1992 to 1993, was the first gay teenager on a daytime soap opera.
He has since commented that he believes Cooper to be "the best actor America has to offer".
Next up for Phillippe was a rare comedic role as Lt.
"I think it can create issues with two people in this industry because there's so much noise that goes along with it." Phillippe noted that the exes are "very much" still friends, and have remained amicable while raising their daughter Ava, 15, and son Deacon, 11.Dixon Piper in Mac Gruber, a film based on the Saturday Night Live (SNL) skit of the same name.It was released in the US and Canada on May 21, 2010.Currently, he stars in the lead role of Bob Lee Swagger in the USA Network thriller drama Shooter.Phillippe's acting career began after being signed to Cathy Parker Management in Voorhees, New Jersey.