Miles Teller felt 'dead inside' while shooting Divergent

September 25, 2014 1:11 PM

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Actor Miles Teller has made a name for himself in the world of indie films, but he told W Magazine that he felt "dead inside" while filming the blockbuster film Divergent. "When I first read Whiplash, I was feeling dead inside. I didn’t have an interesting part [in Divergent], and I’d taken the film for business reasons: It was the first movie I’d done that was going to have an international audience. I called my agent and said, 'This sucks," he revealed.

The phone conversation led him to the role as a talented drummer in the film Whiplash, which received rave reviews at its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. Miles, who is also set to play Mr. Fantastic in the upcoming Fantastic Four reboot, said the director wanted him "pale and doughy" for the...

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