Just days before Halloween
, the Nightcrawler actor
showed up at The Ellen DeGeneres Show
and while chatting with the daytime talk show host, he got quite the fright. Ellen set up the prank by simply asking some basic questions about his film work. "I just want you to do a comedy at some point, because, Jarhead, Prisoners
, which was fantastic -- every movie you're in is just so intense," DeGeneres, 56, said. "What is it about the dark movies that you do?"