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You might have trouble thinking of John Krasinski as Jim in The Office after watching him in Amazon Prime’s Jack Ryan.
The 38-year-old actor shows off more than his action-star chops in the series, adapted from the Tom Clancy novels —viewers see Krasinski’s delicious backside in a particularly thirst-quenching shower scene.
Jack Ryan has previously been played by a bevy of hunky actors — Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford, Ben Affleck and Chris Pine. In the new series, he’s a brainy CIA analyst who stumbles across the financial records of a terrorist leader plotting a major attack.
Krasinski first got jacked for 2016’s 13 Hours, Michael Bay’s biopic about an elite U.S. squad defending the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi.
To play former U.S. Navy SEAL Jack Silva in 13 Hours, he packed on 25 pounds of muscle in just four months. “I gotta be honest — It was brutal at times,” Krasinski told Men’s Health. “We did tons of metabolic work, dragging sleds and all this stuff I’ve seen NFL players do.”
Krasinsk says that sex with wife Emily Blunt has been better since he went beast mode.
“You feel so much more confident and you see yourself as this much more sexual person, which is really fun,” he told Elle, joking that while Blunt would love him at any size, “I don’t think she’s going to kick the eight-pack abs out of bed.”
He recently confessed that he didn’t have the same level of confidence when he auditioned for the role of Captain America.
“And I got to right about my waist, I was still shirtless, feeling pretty good about myself,” until Chris Hemsworth walked by. “He’s like, ‘Hey mate,’ and I went, ‘I’m good! This is stupid. I shouldn’t—It’s okay, I’m not Captain America. It’s fine.”