Theo James joked on set
- Bang Showbiz
- 22 March 2014
The 'Divergent' cast found it "helpful" to play jokes on set, and Theo James even pulled Shailene Woodley's pants down mid-scene
Theo James "pulled down Shailene Woodley's pants mid-scene" in 'Divergent'.
The hunky British actor has a number of kissing scenes with his co-star in the eagerly-awaited fantasy novel adaptation, and says by the time they came toward the end of filming they were both very comfortable in each other's presence.
He said: "It's helpful to joke [on set] and remember you're not solving world hunger. I pulled down Shai's pants mid-scene. Luckily, I don't think the cameras were rolling!"
Theo - who is dating Irish actress Ruth Kearney - also joked he kept making Shailene "practise" their kisses.
He added: "I made her practise the kissing scene as much as possible. I'd say, 'Listen, tonight after dinner, can we just go over it again?' "
Theo, 29, also said there are some characteristics he shares with his character, the mysterious Four.
He added in an interview with Us Weekly magazine: "We share certain qualities. He's the type of guy who walks into a room and doesn't need to be the loudest voice, but you feel his presence. And he's a good, noble person."