Former Nickelodeon actor Josh Peck revealed on his podcast that he as soon as got here very near enjoying the main position within the “Twilight” sequence.
Peck claimed that he got here near scoring the position of the primary vampiric protagonist of the sequence, Edward Cullen, Folks journal reported.
“I bear in mind it’s like 2006? 7? They’re like, ‘Audition for this film, Twilight. It’s based mostly on a e book — it’s gonna be nice.’ So I ship in my tape … for Edward,” Peck recalled, Folks famous. (RELATED: Kevin Sorbo Blasts ‘Wussy’ Males In Hollywood)
“A month later, I’m with my supervisor. He goes, ‘It’s right down to you and three guys. You’re shut,’” Peck revealed, the outlet reported. “I’m like [surprised], ‘Actually?’ I hadn’t even had a tummy tuck but! I’m like, ‘There’s no approach. He’s gotta be so shirtless. It’s not gonna occur.’”
Peck was obese as an adolescent, at one time weighing a reported 300 kilos, based on Sportskeeda. The actor has since misplaced quite a lot of weight attributable to weight-reduction plan, the outlet famous.
The position ultimately went to Robert Pattinson. The primary “Twilight” sequence film was launched in 2008, based on IMDb. The 5 movies of the sequence scored over $3.3 billion worldwide, the outlet reported.
Peck gained recognition on the teenager sitcom, “Drake & Josh,” which aired from 2004 to 2007 on Nickelodeon.