"I think, as an artist, you’re trying to communicate with people you love," he explains. "It’s bound to be understood sometimes and confused other times. I’ve found that a lot."
One person that seems to get Gyllenhaal is his buddy and Life co-star, Ryan Reynolds. "There's a certain harmony that comes when we're both together," Reynolds told ET in March of their friendship.
"It's a beauty that is unmatched pretty much anywhere, I would think," Gyllenhaal agreed. "Though Garth Brooks may try his hand, I don't think he would come close."