Quote: “When I was 16 I injured myself badly and had to sit out of soccer. In that time, I realised a few things... I just wasn’t strong enough or talented enough to keep up. So, with a heavy heart, I had to say goodbye to that dream." The Hunger Games star Sam Claflin became an actor after turning his back on a promising soccer career.
Quote: "Our director Francis Lawrence allows us freedom to have fun; there's lots of in-jokes and games. Recently I was filming quite an emotional scene and trying to get into the zone, but every time I started running, Woody Harrelson would stick out his foot and try to trip me up." Sam Claflin had trouble getting into character as his The Hunger Games co-star Woody Harrelson was so mischievous on set.
Quote: "I was one of many Brits that auditioned for the part of Thor. I wasn't six foot... I remember walking in (to the audition) and saying, 'I'm only 5' 11''...' I'm very slow. I have to learn to tell people that I am over six foot if that's a necessity." British actor Sam Claflin admits he auditioned for the lead in Thor.
Quote: "I've only been recognised once. I was in a pub late on a Friday night and somebody stopped me and said, 'Are you that guy from X Factor?'" Snow White And The Huntsman star Sam Claflin has yet to be mobbed by fans.
Quote: "They wanted me and Chris (Hemsworth) to ride into the castle and jump off our horses. I was top-to-toe in armor, which was really restricting and awkward, so when I tried to swing my leg over, my shoe got caught in the stirrup and I fell face-first onto the floor. I was stuck on my back like a turtle." Actor Sam Claflin was left red-faced on the set of Snow White And The Huntsman after falling off his horse.
Quote: "I am very excited about Snow White. I still can't quite believe what is happening. I can't quite fathom what is going on with my life at the moment. For me to be able to play across from some of the great names is unbelievable. It is so bizarre, I used to play with Lego and now I am a Pirates Of The Caribbean Lego figurine." Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides star Sam Claflin is overwhelmed by his new-found fame, and is looking forward to playing Prince Charming in upcoming movie Snow White and the Huntsman.
Fact: Actress Kristen Stewart has found her Prince Charming - British actor Sam Claflin has been cast as her leading man in Snow White and the Huntsman, according to Life & Style magazine. Charlize Theron is attached to portray the Evil Queen in the movie adaptation of the classic fairytale.