Chat about a hunk — of bread.
On Friday, a chiseled bakery employee was photographed carrying a baguette-feeding on Carrie Bradshaw, played by Sarah Jessica Parker, up the stairs on the established of the “Sex and the City” reboot, “And Just Like That.”
The Submit can expose that the mystery beefcake — who is putting on type-fitting, thigh-exposing coveralls emblazoned with “Hot Fellas Baked Goods” on the established — is French actor and model Thomas Canestraro.
The 6-foot-1, blue-eyed 35-12 months-old is a former kickboxing winner who has acted alongside Sylvester Stallone and Mel Gibson in “The Expendables 3” and in a few episodes of Tyler Perry’s “The Have and the Have Nots.”
He grew up in Villeneuve-le-Roi, a small town exterior of Paris, and moved to New York about 10 years ago to go after personal instruction, exactly where he was uncovered by a customer.
“One of my shoppers actually supplied me a modeling gig for his clothing model,” Canestraro told The Submit. “From there, I was scouted by photographer Tim Palen, who was then [the marketing chief] at Lionsgate.”
He and Palen struck up a friendship and he served Canestraro land the job as Gibson’s henchman in the action drama.
“It was a aspiration. I came out to New York and [was] grinding and two yrs later, I got my initial movie,” reported Canestraro, who took acting and comedy lessons to hone his talent set.
If his muscular frame and chiseled jaw glimpse common, that’s mainly because he’s cozied up with one more Tinseltown babe before. In 2018, he posed with Blake Lively, who was then promoting her movie “A Easy Favor,” and her spouse Ryan Reynold’s Aviation American Gin. In a person racy snap, shot by Palen, he was nude, on his again with his legs unfold in the air and keeping a martini, even though Energetic posed involving his sculpted gams.
When she shared the shot on her Instagram, it prompted Reynolds to comment, “He looks nice.”
When Canestraro — whose desire is to act in a Scorsese movie — is not mugging for the digicam, he’s slugging anyone in the ring. An avid boxer, own trainer and kickboxer, he holds 5 championships from the Globe Association of Kickboxing Businesses and 11 Light-weight Kickboxing titles, additionally several countrywide titles from France.
But his final competitive combat was in 2011, when he gave it up to go after a lifestyle in the US, where he arrived being aware of no English.
He holds each a Bachelor of Science diploma and a master’s in youth, schooling and sports, and, in advance of the pandemic, was taking stand-up comedy and improv classes. He not long ago moved to Jersey Metropolis and is dating another person but is coy on the particulars. One more matter the place he is mum: his close-up with Carrie Bradshaw, citing an NDA.
But it is safe and sound to say he delivers the merchandise.