‘My Son’ Star James McAvoy Wanted to Be a Missionary, Not an Actor

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James McAvoy has had a long career in Hollywood, but he was never meant to be. And now, he is starring in an impressive acting juggle. While filming the upcoming thriller My SonMcAvoy was never given the script on September 15. All their dialogues audience will see in the film were improved in the dialogue response from the cast. It’s quite an acting challenge. But before McAvoy ever became an actor, he wanted to be a missionary.

James McAvoy | Roy Rochlin/FilmMagic

How did James McAvoy become an actor?

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McAvoy has been acting since the 1990s. But his big break was in the 2001s band of Brothers. After that, he starred in BBC shameless, and then went on to appear in The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobehandjob Desiredhandjob to feel guilty, Many X Men movies, Splithandjob glasshandjob IT: Chapter 2handjob their dark materials, and more. But McAvoy never intended to become an actor.

The Scottish star was discovered by actor/director David Heyman. Heyman was in Scotland to speak at McAvoy’s High School, when My Son The star was 15 years old. And Heyman said McAvoy’s teacher told him about the teenager before he arrived. Heyman told Sun That McAvoy asked him for a job as his teacup, and “it didn’t take me long to cast him.”


McAvoy’s first acting credits were in 1995. Near Room, directed by Heyman. But when he was young, he envisioned life in the church.

“I wanted to be a missionary, but it was only because I wanted a free ticket to go and explore the world,” he said Wire in 2006. “I realized I was using God and religion to get my kicks so I knocked on the head.”

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He lost interest in missionary work for another reason: girls.

“I wanted to be a missionary and work abroad, but girls started becoming a big part of my life when I lost interest in the priesthood,” he said. He in 2013.

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James McAvoy had no script in ‘My Son’

Acting was never in the cards for McAvoy until Heyman attended his school.

“I always believed I never wanted to be an actor,” he said Guardian. “I only did it because I was allowed to do it and I had to do something. I felt like my career had just happened to me. I wasn’t really involved in it. I feel completely incompetent.” Was doing it, just out of luck.”

McAvoy ended up going to drama school to hone his craft. He graduated from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in 2000 and has been working ever since. (he later James McAvoy Drama Scholarship in school.) And now, his career has led him to a unique challenge My Son presented. Viewers will see the mystery unfold with McAvoy as the film ends. and in the My Son Trailer, McAvoy said that he hopes audiences will find it entertaining.

“I’ve had an experience that no actor gets,” he says. “I hope we give the audience something really solid that they can go along with this thriller.”

James McAvoy and Claire Foy in ‘My Son’ | Peacock

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Where to watch ‘My Son’

Claire Foy co-stars in the film as McAvoy’s ex-wife. The plot centers around the disappearance of their 7-year-old son in a suspected kidnapping and is set in the Scottish Highlands. (outlander Alum Gary Lewis is also in the cast.) The trailer reveals that McAvoy’s character has a dark past that could have prompted someone to retaliate against him by kidnapping his child.

My Son A remake of a French film titled my boy, written and directed by Christian Carrion. Actor Guillaume Canet played the lead role in the film, and he also improvised his dialogue. Hollywood Reporter In 2017 it was said that the improvisational aspect was successful in keeping the stakes high in the French film, so hopefully the same will happen with this new interpretation, which will also be written and directed by Carrion.

My Son It will premiere exclusively on Peacock on September 15, where it will stay for a few months. My Son Then Peacock will be removed and added to The Roku Channel for free on December 15th.

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