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Chris Pine Covers 'Esquire UK' May 2013

Chris Pine Covers 'Esquire UK' May 2013

Chris Pine is cool and collected on the cover of Esquire UK‘s May 2013 issue, on newsstands Thursday (April 4).

Here’s what the 32-year-old Star Trek Into Darkness actor had to share with the mag:

On taking the role of Captain Kirk in Star Trek: “I wasn’t a fan of Star Trek. It didn’t excite me. All I wanted at that time was a part that I really connected to and when my agent said, ‘Star Trek’, I said, ‘No! Have you not been hearing anything I’ve said? Star Trek is the furthest thing from what I want to do.’ Star Trek scared me a lot. It terrified me, really. Because of the scale, the responsibility, the fact that it was this iconic character. It was the bigger challenge. So I had to take it.”

On fans reactions to seeing him and his co-stars: “When I went to Japan for Star Trek, the fans were at the airport waiting. But they didn’t scream until Benedict [Cumberbatch] got off the plane. And I was like, f**k man: what about me?”

On resisting Hollywood debauchery: “Drugs were never interesting to me. With drinking, you slowly learn how much you can handle, but with drugs I just don’t know what the f*ck they are or what they do. Also, I was a shy kid, a late bloomer. At 22, I was probably 16 emotionally.”

Be sure to check out the full interview in Esquire’s Spring Style Special, also available in digital edition, on sale tomorrow!

For more from Chris, visit Esquire.co.uk!

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5 Comments

# 1
Diliana von Bork @ 04/03/2013 at 8:22 pm

Hahaha! His comment about Benedict. Benedict is adorable.

# 2

I like his comment on taking the part of “Kirk” in ST….

# 4

Benedict Cumberbatch has a huge group of groupies…I don’t get it, though I love him as an actor. Chris is hotter! He is probably being modest here!

# 5

Benedict Cumberbatch is a much better known and more popular actor than Chris Pine. Fact.

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