With three high-profile films coming out over the next few months, it could soon be tough to find a North American moviegoer who hasn't heard the name Taylor Kitsch. The actor has gained a following for his portrayal of Tim Riggins in the TV series Friday Night Lights, not to mention his roles in films X-Men Origins: Wolverine and The Bang Bang Club. He is slated to appear later this year in Oliver Stone's Savages, and alongside Liam Neeson in Battleship.
Today, Jian talked with Kitsch about filming the recently released John Carter, the "traumatizing" injury that ended his hockey career and his transition from acting for the small screen to roles as a Hollywood leading man. Hear the full interview below.