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James McAvoy Will Improvise His Role in His Upcoming Movie 'My Son' With Claire Foy

James McAvoy is doing something really different with his role in thriller My Son.

An adaption of a French film, My Son centers on the story of a man, whose only son goes missing, and he travels to the town where his ex-wife lives in search of answers.

For James‘ role, he will be improvising most of his scenes, and will not be given a script or dialogue for it. His character will only be aware of basic aspects of his story, and will have to improvise and react to each moment as it unfolds.

For the rest of the cast, which includes Claire Foy as the ex-wife, they will aware of the scenes.

Christian Carion will direct the film, which begins production in early November in Scotland.

“We’re thrilled to be working with Christian to create My Son for worldwide audiences,” Adam Fogelson, chairman, STXfilms Motion Picture Group, said. “James will be doing the detective work of the film in real time, on camera, to create real tension for this thriller.”

He added, “We like to support bold and innovative storytelling like My Son, and Claire could not be a more spectacular or exciting choice for this film which is certain to thrill audiences.”

Just recently, James opened up about how he’s been turned away from certain roles because of this…

Ryan Reynolds Crashes Original 'X-Men' Cast's Virtual Reunion Featuring Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, & More - Watch!

Ryan Reynolds just loves messing with Hugh Jackman!

As part of the Global Citizen: Unite for Our Future benefit special, Hugh reunited with X-Men co-stars Halle Berry, Patrick Stewart, and Famke Janssen on Zoom.

“Honestly it’s kind of surreal you guys, I can’t believe it’s been 20 years since the first X-Men movie,” Hugh said, just before Ryan popped up on the screen.

“Ryan, the cast and I were all just reminiscing about the movie that we’re in together,” Hugh said to Ryan, who does not appear in the original X-Men movie in 2000, but stars in 2009’s X-Men Origins: Wolverine.

Hugh then tries to kick Ryan off the reunion, but Ryan revealed that he invited a few other X-Men actors into the call.

Sophie Turner and James McAvoy, both from X-Men: Dark Phoenix, then appear on screen for a brief moment before everyone starts signing off.

“Oh sorry, I actually thought this was a Game of Thrones reunion,” Sophie joked. “Bye!”

“I actually have a James Bond reunion Zoom now,” Famke said, to which Halle responded, “Oh God me too,” before they both signed off.

Split reunion,” James said, while Patrick added, “Star Trek.”

Then it was just Ryan and Hugh.

“Just you and me Logan, you know what that makes this a reunion for?” Ryan said to Hugh before, Liev Schreiber popped in for a second to yell, “X-Men Origins reunite!”

If you missed it, Ryan recently opened up about the future of Deadpool!

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James McAvoy Has Been Told He's Too Short for Roles

James McAvoy is opening up about being turned down for roles because of his height.

The 40-year-old Glass and X-Men actor, who is 5’7″, says the he even had a leading lady say that their on-screen relationship would not be believable because of the height difference.

“As a shorter man, I sometimes get told I’m too short for a role,” James told The Telegraph. “Or even when I get a role, I’m made to feel like, well, of course, we’re going to have to do something about that.”

James said that a female co-star once questioned if he was right for the film “because nobody would believe [he] would be with someone like her.” He added, “That was a kick in the nuts.”

“I was like, ‘All right, now I’ve got to pretend that I really like you for eight more weeks. This is going to be really tough, because you’re so far up yourself.’ It got really interesting, that relationship,” James said. “Sometimes you’re made to feel like you’re not good-looking enough to get a role.”

PHOTO: James McAvoy & Rumored Wife Lisa Liberati Share Rare Selfie for Halloween!

James McAvoy & Rumored Wife Lisa Liberati Share Rare Selfie for Halloween!

James McAvoy just posted a super rare selfie with his rumored new wife!

The 40-year-old It: Chapter Two actor took to Instagram on Thursday (October 31) to share a selfie with Lisa Liberati to show off their Fanta soda-themed costumes.

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“Happiest of Halloweens!hope yours was as Fantatastic as ours. @fanta,” James captioned the below cute selfie.

Earlier this week, it was reported that James and the 40-year-old actress and production assistant got “secretly married.”

The two were recently seen returning to Philadelphia, and Lisa was pictured wearing a wedding ring.

James and Lisa were seen packing on the PDA in a rare public sighting back in February.

James McAvoy & Girlfriend Lisa Liberati Got 'Secretly Married'! (Report)

James McAvoy and Lisa Liberati are reportedly married!

The 40-year-old X-Men actor and the 40-year-old actress and production assistant got “secretly married” recently, a close friend told Daily Mail on Sunday (October 27).

The two began dating back in 2017 after meeting on the set of Split in Philadelphia, Penn. Lisa was working as a production assistant to director M. Night Shyamalan, while James starred in the film.

James was previously married to Anne-Marie Duff, and the two separated after 11 years of marriage. Two months after their divorce was finalized, James and Lisa made their romance public on Instagram.

They were seen packing on the PDA in a rare public sighting back in February.

The two were recently seen returning to Philadelphia, and Lisa was pictured wearing a wedding ring.

Congratulations to the happy couple if the report is true!

READ MORE: James McAvoy & Girlfriend Lisa Liberati Pack on PDA in Rare Photos Together!

James McAvoy Reveals the Nightmare He Had While Filming 'It'

James McAvoy was never scared of clowns until he started filming It!

The 40-year-old actor opened up about the nightmare he started having once he began working on the movie.

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“I started to have nightmares in preparation for the film. I never had that as a kid,” James said during an appearance on Good Morning America.

He continued, “I had the same nightmare twice. It was Bill [Skarsgard] as Pennywise, lying in bed beside me, stroking my neck, stroking my back, saying, ‘James it’s time to wake up.’ It was horrible.”

Hear all that James McAvoy had to say about filming It below…

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James McAvoy Shares Fun Facts About Co-Stars Jennifer Lawrence & More on 'Late Show' - Watch!

James McAvoy dropped some fun facts about his former co-stars while making an appearance on last night’s (September 11) episode of The Late Show!

The 40-year-old Scottish actor played a lightning round game where he had to spill dirt on any past co-star host Stephen Colbert named, including Sir Patrick Stewart and Charlize Theron.

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James revealed that his Dark Phoenix co-star Jennifer Lawrence “was born with teeth,” adding “said her mother, yeah. Imagine that?”

James also revealed that Jessica Chastain once “broke her leg riding high-performance motorcycles” on the set of The Tree of Life.

James McAvoy also talked about his fans being named McAvoyeurs and promoted his film IT: Chapter Two, which brought in $91 million at the box office in its opening weekend.

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