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France’s Sexiest Leading Man Speaks

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Vincent Cassel has popped up in films like Elizabeth (in which he was a drag queen), Oceans Twelve (in which he was a thief), and Cronenberg’s upcoming The Dangerous Method (in which he’s a crazed, coked-out patient who “fucks everybody,” as Cassel described it to me.)

But Cassel’s shining moment is Mesrine, a new two-part French film in which he plays the legendary gangster who killed people and loved his children.

CLICK HERE for my column in which I sat down with Cassel — who had two buttons of his shirt popped to reveal a bit of his hairy chest — about his filmography, his face, and whether co-star Gerard Depardieu is a monster.

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