He’s set to become the object of many a teenage girl’s desires as he stars in Divergent – tipped as the next big franchise following The Twilight Saga and The Hunger Games.
But British actor Theo James, 29, doesn’t reckon he’s the next Robert Pattinson or Josh Hutcherson and insists he’s more like George Clooney.
Speaking to Yahoo Celebrity at the launch of the film – in which he stars alongside Clooney’s former co-star Shailene Woodley – he told us he isn’t aware of the hype surrounding him.
“I hadn’t really heard that [comparison] before,” he tells us in the video above.
“I’d heard Brad Pitt, Clooney! No, I’m kidding,” before Shailene quipped in, “Hugh Jackman, Johnny Depp…”
“I think inevitably there is because he’s a Brit and we’ve both got brown hair,” he admits.
His 22-year-old co-star Shailene Woodley stars as the female protagonist Beatrice Prior in the film adaptation of the Veronica Roth book.
She’s constantly being compared to Jennifer Lawrence because they’re both opinionated
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