01:34 AM EDT 12/22/2014
Originally posted 06/19/2012 09:45AM
In his latest turn on the big screen, Taylor Kitsch has segued from superimposed special effects … to super awkward sex scenes.
Getting up close and personal with Blake Lively in the crime-thriller Savages, due in theaters July 6, was just as tough as tackling alien forces in Battleship, the Canadian actor, 31, told reporters.
"It's very awkward to do, you know, and I was just glad it was over with, to be honest," Kitsch said about their sex scenes together. "And it's such a big part of [my character] and who he is, and that's how you meet him. So it's a pretty intense reveal, no pun intended.
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