Josh Peck, 36, revealed he virtually performed the function of Edward Cullen in Twilight, on the most recent episode of his podcast, Good Guys. Though the function finally went to Robert Pattinson, the previous Drake & Josh star mentioned after his audition, he was up towards simply three different guys. He was discussing the expertise with visitor Taylor Lautner, who performed the opposite iconic function of Jacob within the standard vampire and wolf themed films.
“I keep in mind it’s like 2006-7, they’re like, ‘Audition for this film Twilight, it’s primarily based on a e book, it’s going to be nice,’” he recalled. “I ship in my tape … [for] Edward. A month later, I’m with my supervisor, he goes, ‘It’s all the way down to you and three guys. You’re shut.’”
Josh went on to confess he was shocked he was nonetheless within the operating for the function of Edward due to his weight. “I’m like, ‘Actually?’ I hadn’t even had a tummy tuck but, I’m like there’s no manner, he’s received to be so shirtless. It’s not going to occur,” he mentioned.
“Spoiler alert, didn’t get it,” Josh jokingly added. “However I keep in mind, after which seeing R Patz taking part in this half, I’m like, in what f*cking world have been they like, they’re like, OK, right here’s what we’re pondering. Chris Hemsworth or Stanley Tucci.’ Like, what the f*ck?! Not possible!”
This isn’t the primary time Josh talked about his weight struggles. The proficient star has been open about his journey all through the years and talked brazenly about vital moments, in his e book Comfortable Folks Are Annoying. “For me, once I consider childhood, the singular, highly effective, and all-consuming reminiscence that involves thoughts is being fats,” he wrote, including that meals was his “past love,” and it made him attain 300 kilos as a youngster. “I’ve good reminiscences from childhood too, in fact, I grew up with a deep consciousness that I used to be cherished, first rate, cared for, and blah blah blah, however FAT, very very fats.”
After getting impressed to shed some pounds, Josh misplaced 120 kilos by way of eating regimen and train, and continues to encourage others with their very own weight reduction journeys.