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20 Utterly Sexy British Actors

April 30th, 2014 3:00am EDT
20 Utterly Sexy British Actors
It's hard to deny it - there's something really attractive about a British accent. We don't know if it's the inflection or the vocabulary (Collywobbles? Bollocks? Gobsmacked?), but whatever it is, it's hot.

Alexander Pettyfer was born in Hertfordshire, England, and has appeared in films including "Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker," "Magic Mike," "I Am Number 4" and "Beastly." He started out as a model, working for brands such as Gap and Burberry.

It was once rumored that the star famously had the phrase "Thank You" tattooed above his crotch, but it's actually just his name. He has dated...
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Hollywood Husband Material - The Most Eligible Celebrity Bachelors

April 12th, 2014 10:00am EDT
Hollywood Husband Material - The Most Eligible Celebrity Bachelo
Whether it be George Clooney, Ryan Gosling or Bradley Cooper, Hollywood's most eligible bachelors always have us watching and wanting more. These fellas certainly have a lot of star power and coupled with their dangerous good looks, they are most definitely a force to be reckoned with.

Not only do these handsome devils look good on paper, but they are also gorgeous to boot. Read on as we count down our favorite of Hollywood's most eligible bachelors!

George Clooney

What would a list of Hollywood's most eligible bachelors be without the addition of good ol' George Clooney? This fine g...
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Alex Pettyfer And Rachel Hurd-Wood Audition For 'Star Wars Episode VII' Roles

August 29th, 2013 9:48am EDT
Alex Pettyfer
British actors Alex Pettyfer and Rachel Hurd-Wood have auditioned for roles in Star Wars Episode VII.

The Beastly actor and the Peter Pan actress have reportedly read for roles as the children of characters from the original trilogy.

Alex is reportedly up for the part of Luke Skywalker's son Ben Skywalker, a role that apparently Hollywood hunk Ryan Gosling has already passed on, while Rachel, 23, could play the daughter of Han Solo and his wife Princess Leia,according to website Latino Review.

Reporter Kellvin Chavez said: "I know who went in for an audition to play the daughter of Prin...
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Rumor Patrol: '50 Shades Of Grey' Casting, Selena Gomez & Justin Bieber Reconcile, More

April 28th, 2013 1:00pm EDT
Alex Pettyfer
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Alex Pettyfer has landed the role of Christian Grey in the big-screen adaptation of "50 Shades Of Grey." False. The actor reportedly shot a steamy test scene with director Gus Van Sant. The footage they shot is believed to be a sex scene, and it's unknown which leading lady played Anastasia Steele for the test tape.

"Vampire Diaries" star Ian Somerhalder is a big fan favorite for the role of Christian....
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Alex Pettyfer Films Test Sex Scene For 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'

April 24th, 2013 4:41pm EDT
Alex Pettyfer
Director Gus Van Sant has recruited Magic Mike actor Alex Pettyfer to film a test sex scene for the upcoming Fifty Shades Of Grey movie.

The Good Will Hunting filmmaker reportedly shot steamy sample footage to the show's producers in a bid to land the coveted job of adapting E. L. James' erotic novel for the big screen.

According to the website TheWrap.com, Van Sant enlisted 23-year-old actor Pettyfer, who bared all to play a rookie stripper in Magic Mike, to tackle the role of sado-masochistic billionaire Christian Grey.

The footage they shot is believed to be a sex scene, but it is n...
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Alex Pettyfer: 'I Want To Be A Director'

June 30th, 2012 10:11am EDT
Alex Pettyfer
British actor Alex Pettyfer has launched his own production company in a bid to branch out into moviemaking.

The 22 year old has found fame in Hollywood with starring roles in Magic Mike, Beastly and I Am Number Four, but he dreams of working behind the camera as a director.

He tells Britain's Men's Health magazine, "I'm very ambitious. I live in reality but I have dreams I want to fulfill - I want to be a director, and I've already started my own production company. But I also have a measure of success that I keep to myself. It's something very personal to me."

Pettyfer admits he mod...
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Alex Pettyfer Gained Too Much Weight For 'Magic Mike'

June 28th, 2012 5:19pm EDT
Alex Pettyfer
British star Alex Pettyfer went overboard bulking up to play a stripper in Magic Mike and was ordered to lose weight before shooting began.

The actor hit the gym to beef up his physique after being cast as an exotic dancer in the Hollywood movie, but after gaining 27 pounds, producers decided he was too big. Pettyfer was then forced to undo all his hard work and slim down before filming kicked off last autumn.

He tells Britain's Men's Health magazine, "I put on a bit of weight for this film. I started off at 169 pounds and went up to 196 pounds. They told me I was too big, so in the end...
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Hot 'Magic Mike' Premiere Pics: McConaughey, Manganiello & More!

June 25th, 2012 9:14am EDT
Matthew McConaughey & Camila Alves
The guys (and the gals) came out in full force for the Los Angeles premiere of "Magic Mike" yesterday. Matthew McConaughey looked dapper in a tuxedo with his new wife Camila Alves by his side. She opted for a bright blue sequined shift dress.

Channing Tatum showed up with wife Jenna Dewan wearing a gray suit, while his wife wore a short black dress.

"True Blood" hunk Joe Manganiello looked snazzy in a shiny silver suit, and co-star Alex Pettyfer wore a gray suit with a button-down white shirt and no tie.

The film centers on an upstart male stripper (Pettyfer) who is mentored by a vetera...
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Matthew McConaughey Doesn't Need A 'Stunt Ass' & Is All For 'Gay Power'

May 16th, 2012 4:00pm EDT
Magic Mike
"Magic Mike" star Matthew McConaughey is quite honest in a new interview in The Advocate. He opens up about stripping in his new film as well as his support for gays and people regardless of their sexual orientation.

"Magic Mike" doesn't hit theaters until June 29, but it's been making waves for obvious reasons - hot men will be taking it all off on the big screen. In the film, an upstart male stripper (Alex Pettyfer) is mentored by a veteran dancer (Channing Tatum). The screenplay was inspired by Tatum's actual work as a stripper before he made it in Hollywood.

McConaughey plays a str...
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Sexy Men Steaming Up The Silver Screen - 2012 Summer Edition

May 6th, 2012 10:03am EDT
Magic Mike
Ok ladies, now it's your turn! Yesterday we ran the sexy women version and today we give you the sexy men steaming up the silver screen for the summer of 2012. With the block-buster season now underway we've got a list of sexy men raging from superheroes to space explorers and even a few male strippers thrown in for good measure. So come on it and meet some of the sexiest men hitting the movie screen this summer.

Robert Downey, Jr. (Tony Stark/Iron Man)
The Avengers (May 4)

Chris Evans (Steve Rogers/Captain America)
The Avengers (May 4)

Mark Ruffalo - (Bruce Banner/The Hulk)
T...
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Riley Keough Engaged To Alex Pettyfer?

March 13th, 2012 3:49pm EDT
Riley Keough
Elvis Presley's granddaughter Riley Keough is to wed British actor Alex Pettyfer, according to reports.

The couple met on the set of new male stripper movie Magic Mike and has been dating for just six months, according to UsMagazine.com.

Model/actress Keough, who is Lisa Marie Presley's daughter, was spotted sporting what appeared to be an engagement ring while dining with Pettyfer in Los Angeles on Monday.

The 21-year-old Brit's ex-girlfriends include actresses Emma Roberts and Dianna Agron, while Keough, 22, enjoyed a long teenage romance with singer Ryan Cabrera.

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Dianna Agron Splits From Sebastian Stan?

December 8th, 2011 10:43am EST
Dianna Agron
Glee star Dianna Agron has split from Gossip Girl actor Sebastian Stan, according to a report.

The actress began dating Stan in July following her break-up from her I Am Number Four co-star Alex Pettyfer in February.

However, the romance has ground to a halt because Agron is in Los Angeles filming while Stan is based in New York.

A source tells New York Post gossip column Page Six, "Long-distance wasn't working. Dianna's coming to New York for Christmas with her mom, so they might rekindle the flame."
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Spotted: Olivia Munn In A Bikini On 'Magic Mike' Set

October 12th, 2011 10:00am EDT
Olivia Wilde
Yesterday a bikini-clad Olivia Munn and her co-stars Channing Tatum and Matthew McConaughey filmed a scene for "Magic Mike" on a sand bar in Tampa, Florida.

The film centers on an upstart male stripper (Alex Pettyfer) who is mentored by a veteran dancer, played by Tatum. The screenplay is inspired by Tatum's work as a stripper before he made it in Hollywood.

Olivia recently talked about her desire to adopt. She has expressed her interest in having five children because she came from a family of five.

She told FOX411's Pop Tarts column, "I don't know if I want to have five actual children...
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Alex Pettyfer Dating Elvis' Granddaughter Riley Keough?

October 11th, 2011 3:50pm EDT
Alex Pettyfer
Actor Alex Pettyfer has sparked reports of a blossoming new romance with Elvis Presley's actress granddaughter Riley Keough after the two were snapped sharing a kiss in Los Angeles on Saturday.

I Am Number Four star Pettyfer is currently shooting new film Magic Mike with Lisa Marie Presley's daughter Keough - and it appears the pair has become more than just co-stars and friends.

The couple was spotted at the Los Angeles International Airport and a source tells JustJared.com, "They looked really cute together, cuddling and kissing each other before boarding their flight. They seem to be...
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Check Out Exclusive Images From 'In Time,' Starring Justin Timberlake & Amanda Seyfried

September 15th, 2011 4:00pm EDT
In Time
In a future where time is literally money, and aging stops at 25, the only way to stay alive is to earn, steal, or inherit more time.

Will Salas lives life a minute at a time, until a windfall of time gives him access to the world of the wealthy, where he teams up with a beautiful young heiress to destroy the corrupt system.

"In Time" stars Justin Timberlake, Amanda Seyfried, Cillian Murphy, Vincent Kartheiser, Alex Pettyfer, and Johnny Galecki.
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Celebs To Hang Out With Prince William & Catherine At Charity Polo Match

July 9th, 2011 8:42am EDT
Rosario Dawson
Rosario Dawson, Orlando Bloom and new "Transformers" pin-up Rosie Huntington-Whiteley are set for a royal weekend when they meet up with Prince William and Catherine, Duchess Of Cambridge at a charity polo match in Santa Barbara, California.

The stars will be among the special guests at the game on Saturday, which will be held before the visiting newlyweds attend another star-studded event in Los Angeles.

Actress Zoe Saldana and British hunk Alex Pettyfer are also expected to attend the game, which will benefit American Friends of the Foundation of Prince William and Harry.

Huntington-Wh...
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Blu-Ray Review: 'I Am Number Four'

May 23rd, 2011 1:22pm EDT
I Am #4 photo
We’ve been infatuated with cinematic numbers since back in the days of Patrick McGoohan’s "The Prisoner" and Number Six. (Who is number One?!) So why not take a peak at the latest number titled outerworld outing from "Disturbia" helmer D.J. Caruso entitled "I Am Number Four," which hits shelves on May 24 from DreamWorks. Check out the review and Blu-ray extras peek below.

Title: "I Am Number Four"

Grade: 3

Cast: Alex Pettyfer, Timothy Olyphant, Teresa Palmer

Director: D.J. Caruso

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 109 minutes

Release Company: DreamWorks

Website: http://findnumberfour...
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Check Out 'I Am Number 4' On Blu-ray, DVD, Download & On Demand May 24

May 21st, 2011 7:01am EDT
I Am Number 4
A teenage fugitive with an incredible secret races to stay one step ahead of the mysterious forces seeking to track and destroy him in the sci-fi action thriller "I Am Number 4" from director D.J. Caruso ("Disturbia," "Eagle Eye").

With three dead and one on the run, the race to find the elusive Number Four begins. Outwardly normal teen John Smith (Alex Pettyfer) never gets too comfortable in the same identity, and along with his guardian, Henri (Timothy Olyphant), he is constantly moving from town to town -- the perpetual new kid in a series of strangely familiar schools.

Despite the fa...
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Demi Moore To Portray In Cougar In 'Magic Mike'

May 18th, 2011 11:36am EDT
Demi Moore
Demi Moore is reportedly set to seduce Alex Pettyfer in an upcoming film inspired by Channing Tatum's experience as a stripper.

Moore is in talks to play an older woman who tempts Pettyfer, a newcomer to exotic dancing, in upcoming movie Magic Mike, which is based on Tatum's brief stint stripping at the age of 19 before finding fame as an actor. Tatum will star as Pettyfer's mentor.

And the 48-year-old actress, who bared all in 1996 movie Striptease, is said to be thrilled about joining the cast.

A source tells Eonline.com, "Demi met with (director) Steven Soderbergh at Soho House in ...
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Alex Pettyfer To Strip In 'Magic Mike'

May 14th, 2011 10:15am EDT
Alex Pettyfer
Alex Pettyfer has been hired to star in a film inspired by the real life experiences of stripper-turned-actor Channing Tatum.

The "I Am Number Four" star has been picked to lead the cast of Magic Mike, which will be directed by Steven Soderbergh and produced by Tatum.

The film chronicles the life of a young man who bares all for lusty women as he struggles to make a living.

Tatum, who wowed the ladies with his toned physique in Florida before he became an actor, will play a character who mentors the stripper.

Production is slated to begin in Los Angeles in August.
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British Actor Alex Pettyfer Slams Hollywood In Profanity-Laden Rant

April 28th, 2011 8:39am EDT
Alex Pettyfer
Outspoken Alex Pettyfer has taken aim at Hollywood in a profanity-laden interview.

The "I Am Number Four" star, who has picked up a reputation for being anti-industry, has let it be known he's not a fan of Tinseltown and its power people during a recent interview with VMAN magazine.

The British hunk says, "L.A. is growing on me a little bit but it's still a s**thole. I think it's this insidious pool where nearly everyone lives in fear. Geographically it's fantastic, but socially it's disgusting. I wish they'd run all the c**ts out.

"I really don't give a s**t about any of that. I wish I ...
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Trailer Talk: This Week in Movies - 'Rango,' 'The Adjustment Bureau' & More

February 28th, 2011 11:10am EST
Rango
Not only did I see last week’s comedy “Hall Pass” starring Owen Wilson and Jason Sudeikis, but I had the chance to interview its directors Peter and Bobby Farrelly. If you haven’t already, definitely check out my interview, and my review of “Hall Pass.”

I also hit theater to see the Ed Helms comedy “Cedar Rapids” which I thoroughly enjoyed. Helms stars as Tim Lippe, a small-town Wisconsin guy who’s dispatched to an insurance seminar in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The naïve Lippe is shocked when he arrives at the conference, where three of the wildest attendees Dean Ziegler (John C. Reilly), Jo...
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Dianna Agron Dating Chris Evans?

February 28th, 2011 9:25am EST
Dianna Agron
Glee star Dianna Agron is already getting over her recent split from Alex Pettyfer - she's hooked up with actor Chris Evans, according to a report.

The actress and her I Am Number Four co-star ended their romance earlier this month after less than a year of dating.

However, Agron isn't pining over the hunky Brit - she was spotted flirting with Fantastic Four star Evans at a pre-Oscars party, where the pair spent all night chatting and eventually exchanged cell phone numbers.

A source tells New York Post gossip column Page Six, "They were flirting and deep in conversation for a while b...
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Dianna Agron is 'Terrified' of 'Psycho' Ex Alex Pettyfer

February 22nd, 2011 8:10pm EST
Dianna Agron
Glee's Dianna Agron didn't exactly sing a wistful ballad following her split from actor Alex Pettyfer after nearly a year together.

Since moving out of the L.A. home she and the I Am Number Four star shared about two weeks ago, Agron, 24, "is staying at a hotel under an alias" a source reveals in the new Us Weekly, out Wednesday.

Why the secrecy? Pettyfer, 20, has been "a psycho loose cannon" in the aftermath of the split, another insider says.

On Feb. 18, according to an eyewitness, he got into a heated confrontation at a West Hollywood club with actor Sebastian Stan -- furiously accusi...
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Lydia Hearst: 'It Was A Kiss From Over A Year Ago'

February 22nd, 2011 8:55am EST
Lydia Hearst
Lydia Hearst has laughed off reports she sparked Alex Pettyfer's rumored break-up from Dianna Agron after posing for a sexy photo shoot with the British hunk.

The socialite-turned-actress stripped off to her bra for a risqué series of shots with Pettyfer, in which the pair is shown kissing with another scantily-clad female model.

The recently emerged photos were said to have prompted Agron to call it quits with Pettyfer, but Hearst is adamant she shouldn't be blamed for the I Am Number Four co-stars' split - because the pictures were taken before they began dating.

She tells TMZ.com, ...
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'Unknown' Surprisingly Tops Weekend Box Office

February 21st, 2011 8:38am EST
Unknown
Liam Neeson's thriller "Unknown" has shocked movie industry experts by beating action film "I Am Number Four" to the top of the box office.

The closely contested race ended with Neeson's new film, in which he plays a botanist who ceases to exist in the eyes of his family and colleagues after a car crash, scoring a $21.8 million opening weekend - $2 million more than second-placed "I Am Number Four," which stars "Glee's" Dianna Agron and Brit Alex Pettyfer.

"Unknown" beat most projections by $3 million.

Animated comedy "Gnomeo & Juliet" was just behind in third with $19.4 million, taking ...
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Dianna Agron & Alex Pettyfer Break Up

February 21st, 2011 8:20am EST
Dianna Agron & Alex Pettyfor
"Glee" star Dianna Agron has reportedly split from her boyfriend Alex Pettyfer just two weeks after the couple denied rumors they were engaged.

The "I Am Number Four" co-stars have been dating for less than a year, and earlier this month their representatives shot down reports Pettyfer had proposed.

Now it appears their romance is over - Agron has moved out of the home she shared with the British actor, according to UsMagazine.com.

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Review: 'I Am Number Four' 'Two Jews On Film' Fly In Different Directions With This SciFi Flick (Video)

February 17th, 2011 10:30am EST
I Am Number Four
'I Am Number Four' directed by D. J. Caruso (Disturbia) is a scifi/action/teen-love story based on the best selling novel of the same name.

Alex Pettyfer portrays John Smith (Number Four). John is your basic teenage alien from the planet, Lorien. He's being hunted by the super evil Mogadorians. The villainous Mogadorians are eliminating the nine Loriens that are hiding on earth in numerical order.

When the film opens, Lorien Number Three, who's been living in Florida, has just been killed. Realizing that he's next, John and his teacher/protector, Henri (Timothy Olyphant) exchange thei...
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Dianna Agron: 'I'm Not That Daring'

February 7th, 2011 12:28pm EST
Dianna Agron
Glee star Dianna Agron loved unleashing her adventurous side while shooting I Am Number Four - because she usually shies away from daring stunts.

The actress plays the female lead in the sci-fi movie, alongside her real-life boyfriend Alex Pettyfer, and was required to film a dramatic fall for one scene.

Agron admits she's "not that daring" in real life and is wary of extreme sports - but loved the experience of her movie stunt knowing she was perfectly safe.

She tells JustJared, "I'm not that daring. I'm adventurous. I like adventures, but within some sort of safety realm. I haven't g...
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Alex Pettyfer: 'I'm Very Vague With My Past'

February 5th, 2011 8:08am EST
Alex Pettyfer
British actor Alex Pettyfer has made a vow to keep his personal life fiercely guarded in a bid to emulate his screen heroes.

The Wild Child star is happy to speak candidly about his films, but he doesn't want fans to know any private details about him - because he's convinced the information would detract from his performances.

And the 20 year old, who recently denied reports he's engaged to Glee star Dianna Agron, admits he looks up to former screen stars who kept an air of mystery about them by withholding their secrets.

He says, "I'm very vague with my past... I try to be how I woul...
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