He and Anne-Marie fell in love after James co-stared on , playing Anne-Marie’s love interest on the show in 2004.
Since unveiling the project at Berlin’s EFM, up-and-coming U. outfit Embankment has pre-sold “Submergence” to more than 30 territories, including Lionsgate for the U. Mc Avoy plays her soulmate James, a contractor held captive by African jihadists.I realized I was gay in fall 2012, one of my first days on the set.I went through it all on set: I fell in love with a woman, and I watched my life play out on screen.Besides screen acting, Mc Avoy has performed in several West End productions, receiving three nominations for the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor.He has also done voice work for animated films including Gnomeo & Juliet and Arthur Christmas (both 2011).In 2003, Mc Avoy appeared in a lead role in Bollywood Queen, a British Indian take on the Shakespeare play Romeo and Juliet, directed by Jeremy Wooding.This was followed by a supporting role, the faun Mr.K., NFP & Warner for Germany, Mars and Selective for France, Antena 3 for Spain, Elevation for Canada and California for Latin America. The “Submergence” shoot is more than halfway complete after finishing its leg in France. Facing life-or-death situations and separated by thousands of miles, each finds solace in memories of their romance.UTA Independent teamed with Backup to set up financing and is handling the U. “Submergence” is being produced by Germany’s Neue Road Movies, France’s Backup Studio, Spain’s Morena Films, Belgium’s Umedia and Cameron Lamb at Lila 9th Productions.He's not going to rush into anything after his split from Anne-Marie, but he is having a great time.James and Anne-Marie plan to continue living together for the 'foreseeable future' in their £1.9 million four-bed terraced house in north London - despite confirming the end of their ten year marriage earlier this year.