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James McAvoy - "Details" August 2008

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Scottish stud James McAvoy gives a brooding, intense look on the August 2008 cover for Details magazine, on newsstands next week. Here are some of the highlights from the Wanted star’s interview:

On wanting to be the next Sexiest Man Alive: “I want to be like Matt Damon and do a hugely successful thinking-man’s action franchise like Bourne.”

On the types of movies he likes to star in: “Hugh Grant is f—ing 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.”

To check out the full interview and video clip of James McAvoy, visit Details.com. Bigger cover pic inside…

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  • jade

    wow
    i luv him
    great actor & seriously handsome man.

  • xxktxx

    hes a good actr

  • lila x

    omg

    HE’S AMAZING!!!
    KISSES FOR BRAZIL
    LOVING YOU

  • http://zoqy.net Victoria

    Hot actor, cool guy!

  • naty

    so much F words are unnecessary

  • C

    ohhh i love him! haha
    amazing actor..

  • jessica

    he looks very nice here.

  • http://www.nicklachey.us Nick Lachey USA Fan

    Excessive profanity there =P lol
    Good find Jared =).

  • Orange Clockwork

    Bale’s cover was better, but McAvoy seems so down to earth and genuine.

  • doug

    James did a good job in the movie along side Angelina. Bet he was very intimidated.

  • kristi

    I love him! He’s adorable

  • lanolin…like sheep’s wool

    I love him!! He is such a cutey!!

  • far

    I ABSOLUTELY LOVE HIM.

  • LOLa

    What the F have they done to him on this cover? :(

  • Blackworm

    Amazing actor. Great cover!

  • fresh

    LOL at the headling for Details—James McAvoy made out with Angelina and YOU didn’t! haha

  • http://justjared.com LYN

    Very good good Actor, loved him in Wanted. Does anyone know how much money have this movie made so far. Good luck to Brad and Angelia also, their babies must be due any day now.

  • JANET

    His head seems so big for his body. Too short. He over did it on the F-words.

  • Jaye

    I hope someone tells next time not to give away a BIG spoiler in an interview. This was even before the movie WANTE came out.

  • caxposed

    YEEEEAH! I’m glad James is FINALLY getting some recognition and is getting his chance to whore it around (lol) on all these magazine covers! Good for him! I’ve been a big fan of his for a while, so I’m glad to see he’s getting his chance to finally go big.

  • caxposed

    What? I can’t say “W-H-O-R-E IT AROUND”???

    THAT S-U-C-K-S!

  • numlock

    I don’t understand. Wanted came out in June so shouldn’t this magazine came out in June. Instead this cover is for August.

  • girl

    Magazines always put out an issue early. This came out in July so it’s for August and so on.

    I love James, his eyes are what keeps me hooked.

  • esther

    Is it me or he looks quite skinny ? He seems to have lost the muscles he gained for Wanted. He look good but fragile

  • anon

    OMG HE WAS SO HOT IN WANTED!

  • amy

    he’s a good-looking man…….is it me or does he LOVE the word “fuck”? :D

  • lurpac

    I think he ies well photoshopped. Don’t like this look on him at all – too skinny and slicked back hair — i like him the way he usually is. Handsome and cute.

  • lurpac

    I am a bit surprised that he uses such bad language so much – maybe he is nervous being so heavily in the limelight right now. I have seen him in many interviews and he keeps the language clean – could be what they wanted in this interview. I like him when he is relaxed and funny and he can be very funny. Check out the “unscripted” videos on youtube with Kiera Knightly – she is trying to be so intellectual and serious and he is having none of it —he is just funny.

  • samsung

    As Much As I Like James McAvoy. If you notice is that this man doesn’t know how to pose. In most of his pictures there is always one eyebrow that is arched.

  • LuckyL

    Lol, he looks forced manly

  • LuckyL

    swearing @ 07/08/2008 at 5:29 pm

    I am a bit surprised that he uses such bad language so much – maybe he is nervous being so heavily in the limelight right now. I have seen him in many interviews and he keeps the language clean – could be what they wanted in this interview. I like him when he is relaxed and funny and he can be very funny. Check out the “unscripted” videos on youtube with Kiera Knightly – she is trying to be so intellectual and serious and he is having none of it —he is just funny.
    ___________
    I guess you don’t know the British, Scottish, and Irish that well

  • lily

    He’s an awesome actor, but has started talking very dirty lately.

  • tina

    I guess you don’t know the British, Scottish, and Irish that well

    innit , uss brits , scots ans irish swear like hell fire lol ,its natural even when we dont mean it , it just comes out

  • tina

    I guess you don’t know the British, Scottish, and Irish that well

    innit , uss brits , scots ans irish swear like hell fire lol ,its natural even when we dont mean it , it just comes out

  • iw

    His swearing isnt overly bad, he is a Scot after all. :P Its really great to see him doing well in Hollywood, I still remember seeing him for the first time in Shameless and loving him!!

    Scotland is proud of you James!

  • N9

    I think there should be no more doubts that he will be the perfect cast for the role of Kurt Cobain. Beside obvious physical resemblences (body postures; soulful blue eyes; delicate lips and chin), they both share a huge charisma (not to mention bitter childhood).
    Wouldn’t it be thrilling to see McAvoy portrays the late grunge icon trashing his guitar screaming “I’m a negative creep and I’m stoned”?

  • Emilie

    James is amazing!!!!!!

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