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Joseph Morgan Gets Inspiration from Tom Cruise

Joseph Morgan Gets Inspiration from Tom Cruise

Joseph Morgan poses for a feature in August Man‘s February 2012 issue.

Here’s what the 30-year-old Vampire Diaries actor had to share with the mag:

On getting inspiration for his character, Klaus: “I looked a lot at Tom Cruise‘s Lestat [in Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles] when I was preparing for Klaus. I also wanted a little element of Anthony Hopkins‘ Hannibal Lecter, that quiet calm he has. There is something so predatory about the way he uses stillness, like a coiled spring.”

On what he’d like to achieve career-wise: “There is so much more I want to achieve. Certainly in terms of acting roles but also in writing and directing. I want to become more involved in the whole process of film-making. This is certainly something I’ve been working towards for the last few years.”

FYI: This shoot was styled by Joshua Seth Liebman.

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20 Comments

# 1

He’s dreamy!

# 3

He looks so tired in all those pics! Poor guy! Get some sleep!

# 4

Don’t like his hair :( looks creepy

# 5

Ah I’m excited to see him getting some press. I’ve watched his interviews and he seems like such a down-to-earth guy and of course, gorgeous!

# 6

Dunno why he is still on the show! So tired of the originals Storyline…hope they will find a way to get rid of him (klaus) before the season ends!

# 7

he is gorgeus and a inteligent person!

# 8

And another yawn…….

# 9

What trolling a$$holes go around downing positive comments? What the hell do you know about him to make you dislike him? His character on TVD? Grow up kids.

He’s so hot!
And he’s such an amazing actor!
I hope he stays on TVD for a looooong time!

I love JoMo, he’s such a beautiful human being. After Damon, Klaus is my favorite character on TVD.

Not my kinda guy but he sure rocks as Klaus on VD!!

Honestly I don’t like Klaus at all….that’s my opinion! No offence to anyone!

I used to think Damon was the hottest guy on the show but not anymore. Joseph is sex on legs. Those lips….

wow,klaus~~~

there is something fierce about him. he is not simply hot, he is charismatic. love him

I agree he’s the hottest guy on the show but I preferred him insensitive, as a heartless vilaine… the storyline with caroline is so cliché & ridiculous to me…. I wish he dies .. sorry

Ugh I LOVE him I swear they better not kill Klaus or Elijah.

And as much as I tried not to…i’m falling for him and Caroline,

I love JoMo, he’s such a beautiful human being. After Damon, Klaus is my favorite character on TVD.

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