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Pedro Pascal explained to Bella Ramsey why he does 'wholesome' hand pose on every red carpet

Pedro Pascal explained to Bella Ramsey why he does 'wholesome' hand pose on every red carpet

He must be protected at all costs

As well as being one of its biggest stars, Pedro Pascal is probably one of the coolest people in Hollywood.

But while it might look easy being a superstar actor with your face plastered on every billboard up and down Sunset Boulevard, there's a lot of pressure that comes with it too.

And during a recent event to celebrate the success of their post-apocalyptic hit series The Last of Us, Pascal and co-star Bella Ramsey walked the red carpet together.

At one point, the pair had to do the standard pose for the paps, as they were told to look this way and that with dozens of flashbulbs going off in their faces.

Pedro Pascal has revealed why he places his hand on his chest during photo shoots.

In a short clip posted to Deadline's Twitter account, Ramsey spots Pascal placing his left hand on his chest.

If you look back at his red-carpet appearances, it's something the actor does a lot. But why?

Well, after grabbing holding of his hand, Ramsey looks up at Pascal and smiles.

Grinning, Pascal says: "I do it, you know why?"

He then takes a breath, and says: "Because I put my anxiety right here."

Since the footage was shared, fans have piled into the comments to share their support for the pair.

"Oh babies," wrote one.

Another said: "Love them."

"Sweet moment. I hope your anxiety goes away," put a third.

While another added: "Awe! He does that cause of his anxiety."

This comes after it was reported that Pascal had been cast in the upcoming sequel to the epic Gladiator.

According to, the Chilean star is in the final negotiations with Paramount and Ridley Scott to star in the action-adventure flick.

However, it’s unclear who he’ll play at this point.

Pascal will join Paul Mescal, who will star as Lucius, Barry Keoghan, Joseph Quinn, Connie Nielsen and Denzel Washington.

Esquire reported that the film would take place years after the first movie, where Lucius - son of Roman Empress Lucilla and Lucius Verus - is all grown up and decides to embark on his own journey in Ancient Rome.

Pascal has been cast in the Gladiator sequel.

Lucius is the nephew of Commodus (Joaquin Phoenix), the son of Roman leader Marcus Aurelius who murdered his father and seized the throne.

But has the original movie's star, Russell Crowe, given the sequel his blessing?

"I mean, look, the only thing that I really feel about it is slightly jealous, you know? Because I was a much younger man, obviously, and it was a huge experience in my life," he told Collider earlier this year.

He added: “Here it is, it's 2023, and we made that film in 1999. I guarantee you, somewhere around the world tonight, Gladiator is going to be showing on primetime TV. And you don't always get that kind of longevity with every film you do, so, it obviously holds a special place in my heart."

Featured Image Credit: Twitter/@deadline

Topics: US News, Entertainment, Film and TV, Pedro Pascal, Bella Ramsey, The Last of Us