James McAvoy, Details Magazine

Steven Klein for Details Magazine

“I think inside all actors there’s a kid who secretly yearns to jump off buildings and say ‘Yippeekayay, motherf--ker!’ ”

James McAvoy, explaining to Details what prompted him to take a role opposite Angelina Jolie in the violent shoot-'em-up Wanted. Frankly, as much as we like a good Die Hard reference, we would have accepted "Angelina Jolie" as an answer.

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