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Garrett Hedlund Interview -- Exclusive

Garrett Hedlund Interview -- Exclusive

Garrett Hedlund visits his movie Tron: Legacy‘s booth during Comic-Con 2010 at California’s San Diego Convention Center on Friday (July 23). The 25-year-old actor gave an exclusive interview. Check it out below!

JJ: How does this Comic-Con experience compare to last year’s?

GH: It’s funny. When we were here last year, it was just a week after we had finished filming so we didn’t know what to expect. We knew there was a huge reaction from the year before with the VFX footage. Comic-Con is the whole reason this film exists. It’s because of what [director] Joseph Kosinski did and what he’s shown at Comic-Con. Last year when we did our press conference, before the Hall H panel, there were about 23 people sitting in the room. This year, it was hundreds of people in a board room, so you get to see the growth of anticipation and curiosities.

JJ: How exciting was it to be cast in this film?

GH: It was so nerve-wracking! I had never done a film where I was in every scene all day every day. I always wanted to be a piece to the puzzle, to sort of formulate a great puzzle. I didn’t care to be the whole picture. Maybe I just wasn’t ready for it at that point.

When I was doing table reads with Jeff [Bridges], Olivia [Wilde] and Joseph Kosinski, I started saying “maybe I can do this”.

Once we started filming, I knew it would be a long tedious process, very strenuous and hard at times but incredibly exciting. Its such an exciting experience to be involved with Joseph Kosinski, who I feel is the biggest genius of the next generation.

JJ: Any fun stories from set?

GH: The [glowing] suit fit like a glove! It was tight as all hell, but fantastic wardrobe to wear. We even had to wear a full body harness underneath it to get wired up to do wire work. Then there were shoulder rolls, looking left, looking right, standing up, catching a disc, and throwing a disc. If you were watching from the sidelines, it was quite the show.

JJ: Because inquiring minds want to know, are you single? Dating?

GH: Oh, I’m single. I can’t date! I’m working.

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Credit: John Shearer, Francis Bertrand; Photos: Getty
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  • Catchy

    jj, finally smth interesting!!!
    thank youu, nice interview :)
    Garrett is adorable, can’t wait for the TRON Legacy and hope Kosinski really will be the biggest genius of the next generation (mine too).

  • Jamie

    He is so adorable, I hope his fame skyrockets after Tron :)

  • Alaia

    I so would.

  • KellStar

    Don’t be coy Garrett! It’s okay to let our love go public <3

  • Blahzae

    He is rather charming at this point.
    I saw a interview he did for the Daily 10 on E news you should check it out…
    they asked him about Lindsay
    who he worked with in Geogia Rule
    he played her love interest in it.
    He seems like he doesnt know how to handle interviews yet which is rather cute and seemed to get very nervous when they asked about Lohan he needs more press training but like I said the fact that he is still a bit green is rather charming.

  • Kaz

    I don’t know

  • Slig

    he won .what this littel ?

  • Slig

    Im handsome boy come


    GARRETT IS SINGLE SO HAPPY . please date Kristen Stewart.

  • http://babibrandao16 Babi

    Rob take care.

  • joop

    i love him since ” the four brothers”

  • jen

    loved him in four brothers and death sentence but haven’t really cared to see him in anything else.

  • Ran

    LOL at #9 and #10. Garrett and Kristen sounds interesting… But I doubt that. Still… I think that their chemistry in On The Road will be so mind-blowingly SEXY! Can’t wait! Garrett looks perfect to me. <3

  • Alison

    Love Garrett, more news on him please.

  • Laki

    If he starts dating Kristen Stewart after filming On The Road,he is so off my crush list.
    I’m sure he wouldn’t care one way or another,but still.

  • w11

    Love Garrett. Talented and humble, a great combo. Really looking forward to TRON: Legacy and On the Road.

  • the african darkside

    This is my opinion after watching e news,…he has a lot of good common sense for someone in the entertaiment industry.

  • Elena

    Hi! I´m looking foward to see the movie, it looks very interesting!
    Blahzae could you write the link of the interview? I can´t find it. Thanks!

  • moio

    I love this actor since 2005 when I saw Four Brothers even if it is still little known in Europe
    I am glad that thanks to Tron Legacy, the press began to talk (even if I am forced to go on sites in English to know the news
    (Sorry for my English, I’m Belgian)

  • juneyes

    Look at that smile. He is such a nice guy. Love his honesty, he is single. Celebrating right now :)

  • lola

    loved this guy since four brothers. He’s rawrrrr handsome….I can’t wait to see him in Tron. And He’s gonna be amazing in OTR, loved that book. Him and Kristen I think will have effing hot screen chemistry(I don’t see them hooking up offscreen though, I could see him being like a big brother instead)….

  • Amy

    kristen stewart is incapable of providing chemistry. BTW Garrett is sweet

  • moio

    kristen stewart is not enough I found smiling, they would not all

  • love him

    so nice and so talented.

  • LA Fan

    Kristen is not single!!!


    @LA Fan:
    LA FAN
    And you would know that KStew in not single because???? Lets see how this plays out. She is beautiful, talented and she has moved on before when things did not work out. She has her own mind and will.

  • LA Fan

    I’m from hungary! And Rob Pattinson was filming his new film here. I were dummy in the film (or how do you say that!:D), and saw them together! Believe me, they are together. So she is NOT single!:)


    @LA Fan:
    LA FAN You were an “EXTRA” in the film in Hungary. That is great.!You saw them together. Even at that, if they are not MARRIED then they are still both single. Dating is still a stage. I read these things and people talk about someone’s private life with such authority. I think it is wrong. They sell tickets to the movies ….NOT THEIR PRIVATE LIVES. It is difficult would you not agree, to have millions of people commenting on something that is very personal to you. At any rate they are still young and if not married they will move in and out of relationships as they find their way.

    Just remember they are in this for the money a fine line divides what is real from what they want you to perceive. Kris and Rob were in this film for the money the more the films makes the more they can get on the next one. Can not fault them for that. Just be smart and know that when you read and see things some is true and some is not. Buy a ticket enjoy the film and let these actors live their private lives, so they can be healthy for the next movie. Not stressed out form public BS.
    LA FAN hope you enjoyed being in the film!

  • angie

    OMG Garrett is soooooo hot and he’s such a sweetie! I loved him in Death sentence and Four Brothers and I can’t wait to see him in Tron Legacy!! <333

  • LA Fan

    You are perfectly right! I just told you, that Kristen is not single, and you asked me, how do I know. And I responded…
    Actually you are the first person(except my friends) who I told, what I saw.:)
    I am just happy that they are glad, because they looks like so happy. That was a very private moment, they were together in the garden. I and some of my “colleagues” were smoking in the pause, like them! Nobody else were there. It was great to saw them…:)
    Ok, I stop talking about that!

  • rose

    from what I know about him. He does about 2 movies a year or within that time then takes two off. he stays out of the press junket and limelight. He doesn’t want to look the same in each movie so you only see the character not say there is Garrett in another movie.
    I read some article about all that.

  • lydam

    Nice guy! Love Him! <3

  • wtf

    im pissed off now. all these freakin people are making me crazy!!! gah!!!