The 23-year-old actor, who plays Ethan Wate in the new Beautiful Creatures flick, opened up about his character, “fame”, and
On his part in the movie: “Richard [LaGravenese, director] left in all the weirdest takes, and that’s just great,…What I’m really grateful for with Beautiful Creatures is that I got to do a movie that has a foundation to it, and I get all the benefits of that without having to sell out. From an acting standpoint, the stuff I get to do in this movie is as exciting as in any movie I’ve ever been up for.”
On his rigorous auditioning schedule: “That’s what sucks about being an actor: if you’re a writer, you write every day, and if you’re a painter, you paint every day, but if you’re an actor, it’s a lot more difficult to create and to act by yourself. Days where I get to audition are days where I get to act.”
On his future and not letting Hollywood get to him: “The main thing is just having your own fire burning, having your own life separate, your happiness unhitched from whether or not you get a part…but I do buy myself a present whenever I don’t get a part I really wanted.”
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