“The state that you’re in after something like that [TDC Accident], you just want to run from all that stuff,I didn’t really even want to leave my couch necessarily when I was allowed to, so yeah, it was a big step doing [American Assassin]. —
At the time that I came in, and what I was coming off of, I was still at the very end of recovery there when I started, so that was probably the biggest challenge. All the training was very good for my mind and very good for recovery, in a way. It became part of my daily schedule, It really ended up being [therapeutic]. It came at a great time for me."
— Dylan O’Brien (source)