The 29-year-old British ginger joins the series (season six premieres tonight on HBO) as Sookie’s new faerie love interest, Ben Flynn.
“I was told that I’m most naked character they’ve had over the course of one season,” Kazinsky told me at the season six red carpet premiere in Hollywood.
Whoa! That’s no small feat for this show.
But get this—Kazinsky says he doesn’t work out as much as you may think. “I really wish I could say a lot [but] on your first day when you come to set and you got Joe Manganiello and you got Ryan Kwanten, you just realize that no matter how much you work out, genetics do everything,” Kazinsky said. “There’s no point in trying too hard.”
Funny enough, Kazinsky had no choice but to pack on 40 pounds to muscle up for his role in director Guillermo Del Toro‘s upcoming sci-fi action flick, Pacific Rim. He ate up to 12,000 calories a day and worked out five hours a day six days a week for four months.
“It’s really really really hard,” Kazinsky said. “And we did it because in the original script there were a lot of topless scenes but then when we got up there after putting all that effort in, justCharlie Hunnam‘s getting naked.”
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