Chris Evans did a lot of gymnastics

Apr 1 2014, 2:20pm CDT | by

Chris Evans did a lot of gymnastics

Chris Evans credits gymnastics for helping him to get in shape for his new movie.

The 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' star, who transformed him physique for the film, was forced to follow a very strict workout routine before shooting the blockbuster, as producers wanted him to look lean and muscular but realistic.

The 32-year-old star told Jimmy Fallon on 'The Tonight Show': "We tried to do a little bit more gymnastics. Balance beams."

He jokingly added: "I had a whole ribbon routine."

The hunky actor recently insisted he has no plans to quit acting in favor of directing, just weeks after admitting he was fed up of being in front of the camera.

He said: "By no means am I planning on retiring. It's kind of a silly statement. But I certainly am going to try to focus a bit more on directing at this point."

He added: "I said that I directed last year. I really responded to it. I really enjoyed it. I'd love to focus a little bit more on that."

Chris attempted to clarify comments he made in an interview last month, during which he said: "I've known for a while I wanted to direct. But [time] never really opens up. There's another movie to do, there's another acting job. It just got to a point where I was like, you know what - I have to do this.

"If I'm acting at all, it's going to be under Marvel contract, or I'm going to be directing. I can't see myself pursuing acting strictly outside of what I'm contractually obligated to do."

Source: Bang Showbiz

 
 
 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/28" rel="author">Bang Showbiz</a>
BANG Showbiz is the world's premier entertainment news agency providing the most exciting celebrity news to online, print and broadcast media outlets across the globe.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Margot Robbie slapped Leonardo DiCaprio  to land ‘Wolf of Wall Street’
Margot Robbie slapped Leonardo DiCaprio to land ‘Wolf of Wall Street’
The April 2015 issue of the magazine Harper’s Bazaar UK will be featuring Margot Robbie on the front cover with an interview and exclusive feature.
 
 
Gigi Hadid Instagram Hottest Photos
Gigi Hadid Instagram Hottest Photos
Gigi Hadid appears in the 2015 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition. Top 50 Models - Top Sexiest Models
 
 
Emily DiDonato Instagram Hottest Photos
Emily DiDonato Instagram Hottest Photos
Emily DiDonato appears in the 2015 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition. Top 50 Models - The Money Girls - Top Sexiest Models
 
 
Jessica Gomes Instagram Hottest Photos
Jessica Gomes Instagram Hottest Photos
Jessica Gomes appears in the 2015 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition.