09:59 PM EDT 04/13/2013
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.
Originally posted 03/09/2012 10:20AM
With Disney's sci-fi adventure John Carter opening Friday, Canadian actor Taylor Kitsch is primed to vault onto Hollywood's action hero A-list.
And sure, he looks every inch the rugged and impossibly buff star set for galactic battle. But with starring roles in two more big films hitting screens over the next four months – the action epic Battleship and Oliver Stone's thriller Savages – Kitsch, 30, is ready to prove he's more than a one-blockbuster wonder.
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