– Christopher Egan is an Australian actor portraying a Londoner on holiday in Italy.That internationalism has helped him tackle his first major lead role opposite Amanda Seyfried and Vanessa Redgrave in the new film “Letters to Juliet.” Egan climbed the show business ladder through his native Australia, honing his chops on the long-running and popular Aussie This good looking and charismatic actor was anxious to talk with Hollywood about his lead role in Letters to Juliet, especially the experience of performing with the great Vanessa Redgrave (as his grandmother) and one of the hottest young actresses of the moment, Amanda Seyfried.Hollywood Chicago.com: This is one of your first major film leads, a very romantic role and it’s opposite Vanessa Redgrave and Amanda Seyfried.How did you get the role and did anything freak you out about the challenge?It’s only by watching Sophie’s effect on his grandmother does he really begin to change.That is, I think, what makes it different as a romantic comedy.
There are communal change rooms, no wardrobe person or personal assistants.I think there is just an element of not being babied in Australia that makes the transition to here easier.When you come here, it’s opposite, it becomes about keeping your head on straight. Featuring Christopher Egan, Amanda Seyfried, Vanessa Redgrave, Gael García Bernal and Franco Nero, written by Jose Rivera and Tim Sullivan, directed by Gary Winick.[laughs] I just responded to the character of Charlie right away, I had an idea on how I wanted to play it. : I did, and that goes back to what freaked me out.[laughs] It was my first big lead role and it’s going to be playing opposite Vanessa Redgrave.