Playing with Kevin Wendell Crumb, one of the two villains in M. Night Shyamalan's new thriller Glass, seems more like simultaneously rolling multiple roles – a handful for each actor. But that's all in a working day for February cover star James McAvoy of Men's who first played Crumb in 19459003 in Split and the role for Glass again embodied. This time, however, he needed more than just a great show. He also had to be torn.
"I'll spend at least 70 percent of the movie shirtless," McAvoy told Men's Journal behind the Scenes at our cover shoot. "So it was important to get bigger with me anyway."
To help him reach his goal, he turned to Swedish pro-coach Magnus Lygdback. McAvoy began a regimen once a day for 45 minutes to an hour, sometimes followed by shorter recovery sessions later in the day. He also started to put more food on the plate, and he plowed five to six meals a day to reach greater levels. Of course, McAvoy makes this kind of engagement easy.
"It's really that easy. Eat a lot, work out a lot and grow a lot, "he said.
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