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Taylor Kitsch balances heavy 'Heart' with 'Grand Seduction' laughs
Taylor Kitsch balances heavy 'Heart' with 'Grand Seduction' laughs

Director Don McKellar had admired Taylor Kitsch's work as a high school football player in the TV series "Friday Night Lights" and as a South African photographer in the 2010 indie "The Bang Bang Club." Later, Kitsch flexed his well-toned muscles in "John Carter" and "Battleship," two 2012 films that famously flopped, but McKellar never lost faith in Kitsch as an actor. "I remember when I first saw him I thought he was really charismatic," said McKellar, who directed Kitsch in the new comedy "The Grand Seduction." "He's not just a pretty boy. It's not to criticize those action films that he did; I think...

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