WATCH: Sebastian Stan on his "terrifying" new movie, Fresh 6 months ago

WATCH: Sebastian Stan on his "terrifying" new movie, Fresh

"Went out for it, didn't get the role, but anyway!"

Sebastian Stan is doing pretty well for himself.

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His early career had him doing a few episodes in Gossip Girl, being the bad guy in hunky warlock movie The Covenant, and standing out in bit-parts in big movies like Black Swan and Hot Tub Time Machine.

Then, in 2011, it all changed.

He was cast as Bucky Barnes in Captain America: The First Avenger, and he's become a cornerstone in one of the most successful movie franchises in cinematic history.

Stan also got his own spin-off show off the back of the MCU, while his non-Marvel projects have proven to be equally interesting, including I Tonya, The Martian, and Logan Lucky.

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2022 has already given us his impressive performance in Pam & Tommy, and he's following that up with another Disney+ exclusive, new dark horror comedy Fresh.

In the run-up to the release of that movie, JOE.ie was lucky enough to chat to Sebastian Stan about his role, and you can check out that interview in full right here:

While watching the movie, we couldn't help but notice some similarities between Stan's role as Steve, and a particularly famous fictional billionaire who was eventually portrayed onscreen by an Irish actor.

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When we brought this up, Stan absolutely agreed, revealing that he'd actually gone for that famous role himself.

Stan told JOE: "I've actually never seen Fifty Shades of Grey. Went out for it, didn't get the role, but anyway!

"Yes, I think this is someone who has a very specific way of life, and has figured out a way to make that work for them. And in the most psychopathic, narcissistic way, is coming at it from trying to find a willing partner in this world.

"That is what I think is terrifying about it," Stan continues. "Because he's so strongly looking for that and has learned how to be very good at manipulating his way through society.

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"And of course the challenge becomes for Noah [Daisy Edgar Jones' character] to psychologically out-manoeuvre him in this maze that he's put her into.

"And then it becomes a bit more complicated than just your regular kind of protagonist-antagonist story, it sort of becomes a weird chess story between two people."

Fresh is available to watch on Disney+ from Friday, 18 March.

Clip via Disney Plus UK & Ireland

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