Theo James Talks to InStyle – Where He Hangs Out

In a new recent released interview of Theo James, he talks down things with InStyle about his off-work favorites. The places one may spot him when he isn’t promoting his films, or shooting. The ambassador for Hugo Boss is definitely going to swoon the ladies, and some gentleman as well I suppose, with his new fragrance The Scent, which has highly made its attendance at Macys. Read the article down below, and be prepared to be swooped away with Theo’s favs. 

 Theo James is a man who knows what he wants. We learned this when we sat down with the Divergent hottie at the Greenwich Hotel in New York City to discuss his new gig as the face of Hugo Boss’s new, very seductive men’s fragrance, Boss the Scent. It’s in our brief conversation there that we learned he prefers handshakes (over high fives), strong eye contact, and cutting to the chase. 

So, in the 30-year-old Brit’s spirit, we’ll give you the cut direct here. Well, two of ’em, if you will.

First, what he wants you to know: He’s obsessed with this new cologne because he loves to wear a little something something himself. “I do three spritzes,” he told us. “Two for the wrists, one on each, and then one on the back of the neck.” He prefers this particular Boss cologne because of its masculinity. (Notes include spicy ginger, burnished leather, lavender, and the African Maninka fruit, which the Hugo Boss team tells us is an aphrodisiac, although we have yet to hear any firsthand confirmations.) “This is a little darker, dirtier, and mysterious, which I like,” James said.

Second, or what we want to know, where he goes to hang out outside of the public eye: For that, he said he feels most comfortable in his hip Islington home in London. That’s where you’ll find him when he’s not trotting the globe filming and promoting his movies—London Fields is coming out this year, and he’s already filming Allegiant: Part 1, the penultimate movie in the Divergent series. Without further ado, this is where he goes…

To the art museum

“It’s a really nice space and it’s free! It has lots of photography and obviously, it has portraits. The exhibits are always changing. I like to go to the restaurant at the top. It has a great view.”

To see a show

“I have a lot of memories at Camden Roundhouse, from seeing great gigs like Paul Simon to playing great gigs myself to getting stuck there when the London riots happened and having stuff thrown through the windows.”

To the bike mechanic

“I have a black Bonneville. You’re supposed to tune it yourself, and I try to but fail miserably. So I’m usually at the shop. ”

To eat pizza

“My favorite spot is Pizza East. I like to get slices with as much meat as possible, like Italian sausage and pepperoni.”

To the bar with his bros

“I like the Albion. It’s close to where I live in Islington. It’s got a big, beautiful garden. They have a little vegetable patch where they grow their own vegetables. Lots of my friends live in the area, so it’s a good place to meet up.”

To hit and get hit

“I box at the MMA Clinic. I quite like boxing. I box people, but I wear headgear. It’s funny because people like to spar me because I’m an actor. They have a bravado. They try to make me not wear my headgear because it goes across my face, but I’m like, ‘I can’t break my face because then I can’t pay my rent.’”

Naomi Watts as the Cover Face for ‘Presto’

Naomi Watts has been appearing in many familiar company as their new cover face. She is not only the ambassador for Sports Craft, but now she is also the new cover face for Presto, an on demand TV guide much like HBO. In this new advertisement, Naomi demonstrates the hysterical side of her we have never seen. Watch the video down below, with an interview for aussie magazines following:

The Mulholland Drive actress will front a campaign for the Foxtel-aligned service, including a television ad with the tagline ‘demand more’.
In it, Watts portrays a ‘diva’ version of herself, stepping out of a private jet and onto a red carpet, followed by an army of assistants who carry her when she declares she’s too tired to walk.

“I thought the campaign was very funny and that’s what drew me,” Watts said. “It was a good chance for me to poke fun at myself.”

Comedy isn’t a genre Watts is known for. Her role alongside Bill Murray in the 2014 film St Vincent, in which she played a Russian sex worker, was a successful foray into funnier roles.

“For a very long time, I got on that track of playing women who are always on the verge of an emotional breakdown,” Watts said.

“I’m grateful that I’ve been getting a chance to do more of the comedic stuff lately. I don’t think anyone thought I was capable of it — including myself, probably.

“After Mulholland Drive, I think everyone thought that was my niche.

“While I still stand by that as being a good role to play, it’s fun to broaden it a little bit and open it up to some lighter stuff.” 

Watts said she’s a big fan of Rebel Wilson and Isla Fisher, who’ve each had a string of blockbuster comedy roles.

“They’re hilarious and I have great admiration for those girls. They’re extremely talented.”

While playing a diva was fun, Watts said she’s far from one in real life.

She might be one of Australia’s most successful acting exports, but Watts said she still finds the perks of Hollywood a bit foreign.

“I think because I worked so hard for so long and things came to me quite late in life, I’m appreciative of any of the nice, glamorous stuff,” she said.

“For many years, I struggled to pay bills, I went to audition after audition hoping for the best. That doesn’t go away. It’s more familiar to me than rolling out a red carpet.”

Despite the fame and fortune, Watts said she’s “the same person I always was” deep down.

“I don’t take that stuff too seriously — you are who you are and I don’t think that changes.”

Her sons Alexander, seven, and Samuel, six, also keep her grounded.

When she’s not in a leading role, Watts busies herself with regular mum duties like taking the boys to after-school activities and weekend sports.

On rare lazy days at home on the couch, she and her partner Liev Schreiber let the kids choose the family’s viewing.

“They love movies,” Watts said. “And they watch them over and over and over again. It gets to the point where we’re dying for something new to come out.”

Like most youngsters, Alexander, who she affectionately calls Sasha, and Samuel are digital natives who love gadgets. 

But Watts tries to balance their screen time with other activities.

“They definitely hunger for the iPad. They love those interactive games, like Minecraft and Clash of Clans.

“They use the iPad when we travel.”

Travel is a big part of life now for Watts and her family, who split their time between New York and Los Angeles.

There are also odd trips back to Australia to see family or escape the harshness of an east coast US winter.

“It’s so great to be in Australia for summer. I’m hoping to get back for Christmas. It’s a nice break.

“A New York winter is tough. But because we divide our time between there and LA, we kind of miss the worst of the cold, which is nice.”

That busy nature is why Watts likes streaming services, particularly to catch up on her favourite show that she can’t bare to miss.

“Ray Donovan, for sure,” she laughed. That’s the hit US series that Schreiber stars in.

“Everyone leads this busy, big lives these days. People work many more hours than they used to. “To be able to demand content on your schedule wherever you want is great – you don’t have to miss the fun.”

To coincide with the campaign fronted by Watts, Presto will ramp up its marketing efforts following the launch of a number of new programming and service innovations.

Presto’s chief Shaun James said the service offered viewers access to HBO content and exclusive TV shows like Aquarius, Mr Robot and The Walking Dead, as well as some of Australia’s best dramas in the form of Wentworth and Packed to the Rafters.

“Australians really can be more demanding with their Presto on demand service,” James said.