'I enjoyed not being very experienced': Harry Styles reveals his 'nerves' over first acting role in Dunkirk helped add tension to character

He's no stranger to singing in front of thousands of fans.

But while he might have the confidence to play to stadiums, Harry Styles isn't above getting nervous about his first film role in Dunkirk. 

The 23-year-old One Direction boybander told BW Magazine he believes nerves over acting for the first time helped add tension to his role as British soldier Alex.  

'I enjoyed not being very experienced': Harry Styles reveals his 'nerves' over first acting role in Dunkirk helped add tension to character

'I enjoyed not being very experienced': Harry Styles reveals his 'nerves' over first acting role in Dunkirk helped add tension to character

While the part was daunting, Harry, who rose to fame aged 16 on The X Factor UK, relished the chance to try something new.

'I enjoyed not being very experienced, to be honest,' the singer confessed. 

The Sign Of The Times crooner explained that being nervous about appearing on screen had helped add to his character's anxiety.

Method acting? The Sign Of The Times crooner argued that being nervous about appearing on screen had helped add to his character's anxiety 

Method acting? The Sign Of The Times crooner argued that being nervous about appearing on screen had helped add to his character's anxiety 

'What made it fun for us was all the silent tension': The heart throb also revealed tension is driven by the lack of speaking from his character

'What made it fun for us was all the silent tension': The heart throb also revealed tension is driven by the lack of speaking from his character

'Going in with nerves could only help because any tension I had personally, I think, would only help with the character,' Harry said. 

The heart throb, who appears in the movie along with Tom Hardy and Kenneth Branagh, also revealed tension is driven by the lack of speaking from his character. 

'There's not a lot of dialogue, so what made it fun for us was all the silent tension that makes the film what it is,' Harry said.

Busy guy: Besides appearing in Dunkirk, 2017 has also seen Harry launch his long-awaited solo career

Busy guy: Besides appearing in Dunkirk, 2017 has also seen Harry launch his long-awaited solo career

Besides appearing in Dunkirk, 2017 has also seen Harry launch his long-awaited solo career. 

In March he released his first solo single, Sign Of The Times, and his self-titled debut album in May.

The One Directioner will embark on an international concert series, Harry Styles: Live on Tour, in September. 

On the road: The One Directioner will embark on an international concert series, Harry Styles: Live on Tour, in September

On the road: The One Directioner will embark on an international concert series, Harry Styles: Live on Tour, in September

 

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