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Charlie Hunnam: Pacific Rim filming was like an 'elliptical machine'

Charlie Hunnam: Pacific Rim filming was like an 'elliptical machine'

Jul 15 2013, 3:23am CDT | by

Charlie Hunnam found filming for 'Pacific Rim' like being on an ''elliptical machine''. The 33-year-old actor - who plays Raleigh Becket in the science fiction film - admits he found it physically...

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Charlie Hunnam: Pacific Rim filming was like an 'elliptical machine'

Jul 15 2013, 3:23am CDT | by

Charlie Hunnam found filming for 'Pacific Rim' like being on an ''elliptical machine''.

The 33-year-old actor - who plays Raleigh Becket in the science fiction film - admits he found it physically challenging when he was shooting scenes in a pilot chamber - which was created by director Guillermo del Toro - where he and his co-stars would navigate the robots.

Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter, he said: ''[My co-stars] had all been in there beforehand, and so I had heard all of the horror stories, and I thought, 'God, you know, these Hollywood actors, let me show you how a real man is going to handle this situation.

''And then I got in and I realised I had grossly underestimated the demand of this thing.

''It's like being on an elliptical machine for 14 hours a day, on hardest resistance, wearing a suit of armour that weighs 40 pounds.''

The British star previously admitted that he has become good friends with the film's Mexican director - del Toro - who has vowed to include him in all of his upcoming English language films, including a lead role in his next flick, 'Crimson Peak'.

He said: ''He's just a sweetheart to work with. He's a very, very, just kind and generous and collaborative man. I can't speak highly enough of him.

''He's certainly expressed an interest in me being in all of his English language films from now on. He said that to me at the end of the movie, 'Oh, you're in, my friend.' And I said, 'What do you mean?' He said, 'I'm going to put you in every English language film I ever make from now on.' ''

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Guillermo del Toro Gives an Update On CRIMSON PEAK; Talks PACIFIC RIM 2 and 3

Oct 27 2014 7:21pm CDT | Source: Collider

Today Guillermo del Toro took part in a press day to promote the YouTube Space House of Horrors that he's been involved with for the past few months.  In that experiment, YouTube creators had the opportunity to create original videos on terrifying cinematic sets inspired by del Toro at YouTube Spaces in Los Angeles, London, Tokyo and New York, as part of a special global programming event.  Those videos will start airing between now and Halloween. I was unable t ...
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3 weeks ago

Charlie Hunnam: Pulling Out of Fifty Shades of Grey Role Was a "Painful" and "Difficult" Decision

Oct 5 2014 6:00pm CDT | Source: eonline

Charlie Hunnam just can't seem to avoid one important question: Why did he drop out of Fifty Shades of Grey?! According to a new interview, it wa ...
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Astrid Berges-Frisbey is Guinevere in Guy Ritchie's New 'King Arthur'

Sep 19 2014 11:43am CDT | Source: First Showing

With "Sons of Anarchy" and Pacific Rim star Charlie Hunnam set to play the title role in Guy Ritchie's medieval flick Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur, it's time to get the royal warrior his leading lady. And Deadline reports it will be French actress Astrid Berges-Frisbey taking the role of Guinevere, a character who has been a love interest, warrior and betrayer in previous incarnations of King Arthur's tales. This is a potentially big role for t ...
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5 weeks ago

Movie News: Deadpool Movie Is Finally On Its Way; Tim Burton's 'Big Eyes' Gets a Trailer

Sep 19 2014 8:01am CDT | Source: movies.com

Deadpool: Five years after making his movie debut in X-Men Origins: Wolverine, the merc with a mouth has finally had a solo spin-off greenlit at Fox. Deadpool will be released just in time for Valentine's Day on February 12, 2016. It's expected that Ryan Reynolds will reprise the role, even though the character nearly always wears a mask in the comics and even though the last incarnation of alter ego Wade Wilson in the Wolv ...
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5 weeks ago

Guy Ritchie’s King Arthur Movie Finds Its Guinevere

Sep 18 2014 7:30pm CDT | Source: slash film

Guy Ritchie‘s Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur has crowned its queen. Àstrid Bergès-Frisbey, best known in the U.S. for playing mermaid Syrena in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, is set to play Guinevere in the fantasy adventure. She joins previously cast stars Charlie Hunnam and Idris Elba. Get all the details after the jump. Deadline broke the Astrid Berges Frisbey King Arthur casting news. Hunnam joined ...
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5 weeks ago

"Pirates" Mermaid To Become Guinevere

Sep 18 2014 5:45pm CDT | Source: dark horizons

"Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" and "I Origins" actress Astrid Berges-Frisbey has signed on to play Guinevere in Guy Ritchie's "Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur" at Warner Bros. Pictures. Frisbey beat out a number of other famed names vying for the role including Elizabeth Olsen, Felicity Jones and Alicia Vikander. Guinevere is of course the lover of Arthur (Charlie Hunnam) who ultimately betrays him for Lance ...
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5 weeks ago

Guy Ritchie brings a mermaid onto land to play Guinevere in KNIGHTS OF THE ROUNDTABLE: KING ARTHUR!

Sep 18 2014 3:50pm CDT | Source: aintitcool

Astrid Berges-Frisbey will play Arthur's eventual wife and queen of Camelot. Read the full article on AICN "Guineveeeeeeere had green eyes…"   To play the female lead opposite Charlie Hunnam's Arthur in KNIGHTS OF THE ROUNDTABLE, Guy Ritchie's enlisted the talents of relative unknown Astrid Berges-Frisbey.   Berges-Frisbey is a Spanish-born actress who made her English-language debut playing the only nice mermaid in PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES ...
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5 weeks ago

King Arthur Crowns Guinevere

Sep 18 2014 2:19pm CDT | Source: Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Warner Bros and Guy Ritchie have set French actress Astrid Berges-Frisby to play Guinevere. The casting comes after the studio set Sons Of Anarchy's Charlie Hunnam as King Arthur. She was in the cast of Pirates of the Caribbe ...
Source: Deadline  Full article at: Deadline
 

 
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7 weeks ago

Charlie Hunnam: 'Fifty Shades' gave me nervous breakdown

Sep 10 2014 4:38pm CDT | Source: cnn

Charlie Hunnam didn't drop out of "Fifty Shades of Grey" because he didn't want to play the lead, Christi ...
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