Here, Mann tells Bazaar about what happens when your new girlfriend think she's going insane—which is the plot of his next movie, . There were a couple of times that they told me it was not going my way and that I could just forget about it for . Olivia said she felt like she was cheating on me because she'd already really liked reading with me, and she had to go read with these other guys for the same part. We tell each other everything—like down to when we're going to the bathroom—and never get embarrassed together.

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In the images the pair appeared completely smitten, with the curly-haired hunk showering her with affection.

The actor - who plays Ross Poldark in the BBC drama – didn’t seem to care who saw them as they smooched in the street.

Apparently taking style cues from her man, Mel's much-younger ladylove also sported a button-up shirt, blue jeans and volley-style shoes.

Ever the gentleman, the actor was seen hefting a heavily-laden grocery bag in one arm; allowing his slender squeeze to carry nothing but a water bottle.

The movie was set in the '80s, and the pace was really fast. Next, I want to do something a bit darker and more grown up. HB: Does it annoy you that you're not the first Thomas Mann to appear in a Google search? The coolest thing that happened to me was that Thomas Mann—as in -century novelist. TM: Not to put that on anybody and be like, "You're my mentor, now," but I have befriended some more veteran actors. He has good advice and has worked with a lot of great people.

Emma Thompson, who I worked with on , is so wise about the industry and how to find yourself as an artist and not get lost in all the bullshit. HB: Are there any actors or directors you're dying to work with?

Mann has long been a household name, but since the newcomer's breakout performance as an awkward high school wallflower in last year's Sundance-winning film marks the formative coming-of-age moment.

But the match wasn't as obvious to director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, who called Mann back for seven auditions and came just short of telling him to forget about it before handing him the lead.

We wanted to lay it all out there in the first few takes and keep it fresh.