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Henry Cavill reveals his staggering weight loss from a 'chubby kid' to hunk was spurned on by a James Bond casting director. 

The actor, 36, was a final choice for the role of James Bond in Casino Royale back in 2005, but was pipped to the post by Daniel Craig. 

Now, in an interview in December's issue of Men's Health, Henry revealed he was spurned on to hit the gym and shed the pounds after director, Martin Campbell, told him, 'you're looking a little chubby there, Henry.’

Transformation: Henry Cavill reveals his staggering weight loss from a 'chubby kid' to Hollywood hunk was spurned on by a James Bond casting director

Transformation: Henry Cavill reveals his staggering weight loss from a 'chubby kid' to hunk was spurned on by a James Bond casting director

'I probably could have prepared better, I remember the director, Martin Campbell, saying, "Looking a little chubby there, Henry," the actor said.

'I didn’t know how to train or diet and I’m glad Martin said something, because I respond well to truth. It helps me get better.' 

In the candid interview, Henry admitted he was teased restlessly over his weight when aged 13, he arrived midway through the first term at Stowe, one of Britain’s most prestigious public schools where fees are more than £9,000 a term. 

Hunk: The actor, 36, was a final choice for the role of James Bond in Casino Royale back in 2005, but was pipped to the post by Daniel Craig

Hunk: The actor, 36, was a final choice for the role of James Bond in Casino Royale back in 2005, but was pipped to the post by Daniel Craig

Motivation: Henry revealed he was spurned on to hit the gym and shed the pounds after director, Martin Campbell, told him, 'you're looking a little chubby there, Henry’

Motivation: Henry revealed he was spurned on to hit the gym and shed the pounds after director, Martin Campbell,

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