Hot men we’re loving!
Sexy and rippling with talent… Ladies, get ready to drool over the actors who are storming their way to the top.
Ryan Gosling, 31
Best known for: Solid performances in Ides of March and Drive.
Career highlights: Academy Award nomination for Half Nelson. The man is on a roll – he has featured in six movies since 2010, including Crazy, Stupid, Love and Blue Valentine.
Trivia: Ryan got his screen break on the Mickey Mouse Club TV show as a child star alongside pop stars Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera. Unable to read at school, Ryan was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and placed in a special needs school. His mother left work to homeschool him.
Coming soon: Blockbuster movies The Gangster Squad, The Place Beyond the Pines and Only God Forgives.
Damian Lewis, 41
Best known for: His roles in TV serials Band of Brothers, The Forsyte Saga, Life and Homeland.
Career highlights: Being nominated twice for a Golden Globe award for his performances in Band of Brothers and TV drama, Homeland.
Trivia: Damian was so convincing as an American in Band of Brothers, the crew couldn’t believe he was British.
Coming soon: Keep your eyes peeled for The Sweeney and Romeo and Juliet.
Michael Fassbender, 35
Best known for: Starring in Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds and X-Men: First Class.
Career highlights: Bagging the Hero Award at the Jameson Empire Film Awards for his performance as Magneto in X-Men: First Class. Won the British Independent Film Award for his role in Hunger.
Trivia: He lost 14kg in weight to play the role of hunger striker Bobby Sands in 2008 movie Hunger. Michael was restricted to just 600 calories a day.
Coming soon: Fassbender will star in science fiction film, Prometheus, out now. He will be playing the role of an android named David.
Adam Scott, 39
Best known for: Making you laugh in comedies Party Down and Parks and Recreation.
Career highlights: Being cast in 2002 movie, High Crimes.
Trivia: He was once a waiter.
Coming soon: Watch Adam in funny film, Bachelorette, alongside Kirsten Dunst and Isla Fisher.
Taylor Kitsch, 31
Best known for: His role as Tim Riggins in the NBC television series Friday Night Lights.
Career highlights: Playing the coveted part of Gambit in X-Men Origins: Wolverine.
Trivia: A Canadian from British Columbia, Kitsch has modelled for some real big names including Diesel and Abercrombie & Fitch.
Coming soon: Kitcsh will be seen smouldering in forthcoming movies Battleship and Savages.
Idris Elba, 39
Best known for: Playing Russell ‘Stringer’ Bell in The Wire.
Career highlights: Golden Globe Best Actor award for Luther.
Trivia: He won a place in the National Youth Music Theatre due to a £1,500 Prince’s Trust grant.
Coming soon: Idris will star in sci-fi flicks, Prometheus and Pacific Rim.
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