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Dungeons & Dragons’ Hugh Grant believes there would be more affairs on set if phones were banned

Hugh Grant misses the good old days. 

Hugh Grant believes that if phones are banned on film sets, it’s all for the best for the actors —— and their sex lives.

Appearing on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to promote Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves, Grant said that film sets are “weird" because people aren’t as close as they used to.”

“You know, in the old days, by the end of the second week, you were all getting drunk in the evening and having dinner and falling in love with each other and all that,” said Grant, who plays con man Forge in the fantasy epic based on the popular role-playing board game.

“And all that stopped ’cause of telephones. Really everyone goes home and looks at Twitter. It’s so sad.”

“So, if there weren’t telephones on set, there’d be more affairs going on?” a curious Colbert probed.

“Yeah, I think so,” Grant said, dryly.  “You know, [Quentin] Tarantino bans telephones from sets and quite right too, and the people there, they do all shag each other — or so I’m told.”

Elsewhere, Colbert asked Grant what was it like to be one of the “very attractive men” in Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves, alongside  Chris Pine and Regé-Jean Page.

“[Page] said doing this movie gave him his best ass of his career because sword fighting requires so much squatting. How much squatting was there for you?” the host quizzed Grant. “There was a lot. I also have an incredible ass, actually.”

Watch Grant's interview on The Late Show here:

Catch 8Days' interviews with the Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves cast here:

Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves is out in cinemas today (Mar 30).

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