James McAvoy

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James McAvoy sounds like he has a better job than most, considering part of it involves kissing Angelina Jolie onscreen.

But it's not all fun and games, the Wanted star tells the TimesOnline.

“It’s the only physical contact we have in the entire film other than when she beats me up—which she does a lot,” he says of locking lips with Angelina. "Just another day, and the same old s--t as usual. 'Oh God, I hope she doesn't think I'm getting off on this and I hope she doesn't think I'm trying to…whatever.' And she's doing the same. So it's always weird. Always strange, never nice."

Gotcha. Still, most people would probably say the gig doesn't sound too bad. But to be honest, McAvoy sounds down-to-earth, not jaded. He drives an old car, has a small apartment and doesn't want to sell out.

And, well, he has gas.

He also doesn't expect to become tabloid fodder like his costar and her man, Brad Pitt.

"They're two of the most beautiful people in the world. That's a big thing; it's not just about being well-known for the films you make. I was told stories by her bodyguard of people running across freeways to take a picture of her!" he tells the paper.

"And that's never gonna happen with me. Unless I'm kissing Bill Clinton at the time. Which I don't think I'm gonna do. I hope."

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