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Hugh Dancy: Let the buzz begin!

The British actor follows his role in ”Confessions of a Shopaholic” with ”Adam”

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WHY HE LOOKS FAMILIAR
The 34-year-old Brit is following up his turn in February’s Confessions of a Shopaholic with Adam, a less fairy-tale-ish take on love. Playing a character with Asperger’s was an enticing challenge — ”I knew absolutely nothing about it,” he admits — but what really appealed to him was ”the universal story of two people and their attempt to connect. It’s bittersweet, with the emphasis on sweet.”

FALLING FOR CLAIRE DANES
Dancy met his fiancée on the set of the 2007 drama Evening, and is open to working with her again. ”It’s not something I would have a rule about, one way or the other,” he says.

WHAT’S NEXT
Coach, an indie directed by Will Frears (son of Stephen) that’s seeking U.S. distribution. As for a wedding date, ”that’s still up in the air.”

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