'Eclipse' star Jack Huston on knife-wielding fans, dating Cat Deeley
Ever your faithful servants in navigating the many cuts of gratuitous beefcake in "The Twilight Saga," the Ministry is happy to bring you a moment with "Eclipse" star Jack Huston.
For its new issue, Details magazine caught up with the 27-year-old -- who has a small but memorable role as the bad-seed fiance to Nikki Reed's Rosalie Hale, during her human days -- wherein the nephew of Angelica Huston dishes on his fan following and dating a popular TV personality.
"I'm safe for now. But imagine if it turns nasty and they camp outside my house with knives," he said of global Twi-hards. "That would be terrible. 'Stop attacking me! I'm really a nice guy! I am not a rapist!"
Indeed Huston is not, but his character Royce King isn't the nicest fella. He wasn't always meant to play such a bag guy, however. He initially auditioned to play a newborn vampire.
"I auditioned for another part -- a newborn vampire -- and kind of shocked the producers. I acted like a junkie. I hadn't slept the night before and had drunk lots of coffee. Everyone was like, 'Um, a little too edgy.' But they liked me enough to offer me this part instead," Huston shared.
Off-screen, his leading lady is television presenter Cat Deeley.
"She gets recognized when we go out, not me. It's like that scene from 'Forgetting Sarah Marshall' -- 'Hey, Lurch! Get out of the picture,'" he said.
-- Matt Donnelly
Photo: Jack Huston. Credit: Handout
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