Mila Kunis' sibling bond with Channing Tatum

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 8 February 2015
Mila Kunis

Mila Kunis

Mila Kunis is relieved she and Channing Tatum got along so well while making 'Jupiter Ascending'

Mila Kunis says Channing Tatum is her "dream big brother".

The 31-year-old actress stars opposite the 34-year-old hunk in new sci-fi adventure 'Jupiter Ascending' and she thinks the shoot would have been very difficult if they didn't get on so well.

she said: "If we didn't like each other, this would have been a difficult movie for us both. We were attached to each other for seven months.

"Chan was so great to be around, very easy going, always in a good mood.

"He's like the big brother you dream about having. He's a guy's guy but also a very generous, warm and grounded human being... He also saved my life. I would have rammed myself straight into a camera if he hadn't grabbed me."

Mila - who has four-month-old daughter Wyatt with fiance Ashton Kutcher - admitted the film was the most "challenging" work she had done because it required so much training and preparation.

She told Britain's HELLO! magazine: "Physically, it was the most challenging role I've ever had.

"You train for six months and work out all day, five days a week. I've never been in better shape in my life and by the time we began shooting, I had zero body fat.

"I thought nothing would be harder than the preparation I did for 'Black Swan', where I lost 20lbs, but this was longer and more rigorous."

Jupiter Ascending

  • 2 stars
  • 2015
  • UK / US / Australia
  • 2h 7min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Lana Wachowski, Andy Wachowski
  • Cast: Mila Kunis, Channing Tatum, Sean Bean, Eddie Redmayne, Douglas Booth, Tuppence Middleton, Doona Bae, James D'Arcy, Tim Pigott-Smith
  • UK release: 6 February 2015

Jupiter Jones (Kunis) is a disgruntled cleaner who's rescued by a snarling lycanthrope in gravity boots (Tatum) in order to fulfil her true destiny as monarch of Earth. The Wachowskis' labour of love plays like a complicated mix of The Princess Diaries and The Fifth Element, except that it's neither gritty nor…

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