Friday, July 16, 2010
The 26 year old has enjoyed limited fame in his native country but has never managed to crack America, despite numerous tryouts for films.
He sent in a tape to audition for the third vampire movie in the franchise – and was shocked to receive a response from casting agents.
Samuel tells Interview magazine, “It’s kind of like being struck by lightning in a way, because it all seems so improbable.
“I’ve been doing American auditions for a while, and it always felt sort of like sending these audition tapes off into the ether. So just hearing anything back from anyone was kind of startling.”
Source: Contact Music