“I don’t identify with anything. I was trying to prove myself and be known as an actor.”
Jacob Elordi He was not very happy when the Internet began to focus on his physical appearance.
In an interview with Hello MenThe 23-year-old actor, who became famous for playing the bad guy Noah Flynn in “The Kissing Booth,” admitted he was “really f – annoyed king” when people seemed more interested in talking about his physique in place of his performance. paper.
Maisie Richardson-Sellers of Kissing Booth 2 and Meganne Young on set in Cape Town, her characters and more (exclusive)
“I trained extensively for the first film, because I said it in the script,” Elordi said as he promoted “The Kissing Booth 2.” “I was so nervous it wouldn’t be what the script wanted it to be.”
“At that time, I was very young and I threw myself into a world where everyone wanted to talk about my body … the king really bothered me,” he continued. “I don’t identify with all of that. I was trying to prove myself and be known as an actor. He was very hard working and I hated him every second.”
While following a strict physical routine to film “The Kissing Booth,” the Australian native said he was not training for the second installment, which hit Netflix last Friday.
“[‘The Kissing Booth’] it was about sculpting and making sure I had that figure that I thought the character needed, “recalled Elordi, who added that he recently started incorporating yoga and pilates.” It is now more functional. I wanted to be a blank canvas and be more concerned about my health. “
“I wanted to be able to walk and run with my grandchildren when I’m eighty, you know? It’s about being more than functional than real aesthetics,” he continued, jokingly, “Let’s be honest, I’m not interested in go to the beach and look like The Rock “.
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Meanwhile, for her role as Nate Jacobs on HBO’s “Euphoria” Elordi shrank.
“I wanted to go from being bigger to smaller, as Nate goes through his mental transition,” he explained.
Elordi also talked about what it has been like during that time coronavirus quarantine – and said he has no idea when the second season of “Euphoria” will resume production, as the series was forced to stop filming in March.
“I think the whole productive world is kind of expecting the best and continually receiving the worst,” he told the magazine. “I just hope I can get better and so I can get back to work.”
As for that moment, the young actor said he wants fans to enjoy “The Kissing Booth 2.”
“I hope, with everything going on in the world, that the film can give them some kind of relief for two hours,” Elordi said. “I hope they get a smile and are very happy to see the movie. That’s what I can ask for.”
“The Kissing Booth 2” is now available to play on Netflix now. Check out our interview with movie stars Maisie Richardson-Sellers and Meganne Young here.
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