James McAvoy Speaks on Movie Career, Future

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James McAvoy graces the cover of the August issue of Details. Here are highlights from his interview with the magazine:

On the types of movies he likes to star in: “Hugh Grant is fucking great and he’s funny. I like romantic comedies. I’ve been in one and I f—ing loved it. I got to show off and I got to be a d—. It’s always fun to play d—. That’s why I loved Last King (of Scotland) —I got to be such a wanker.”

On being cast in Wanted alongside Angelina Jolie: “I think inside all actors, there’s a kid who secretly yearns to jump off buildings and say ‘Yippeekayay, motherf—er!’ I also thought that the fact that they were willing to cast someone like me showed a willingness to step outside the usual action-movie realm.”

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James McAvoy got his big break in The Last King of Scotland. He can also be seen in Atonement and the upcoming movie, Wanted, alongside Angelina Jolie.

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