“I’d fall asleep OK, but be wide awake at three o’clock in the morning, then I’d be a zombie throughout the day.being selected for Cannes' Un Certain Regard section.
A role in the critically acclaimed Cloud Atlas (2012) followed, which saw him star alongside Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Hugh Grant.
Since then he has picked up leads in high-end TV series Feed The Beast and Close To The Enemy.
JIM Sturgess shot to fame back in 2008 when he landed the lead role of Ben in 21 back, since then his stock has certainly risen in the acting world.
His latest project puts him in a starring role for Hard Sun. Born in Wandsworth, London in 1978, Jim Sturgess first launched himself into the limelight in 2008.
Landing a support role in the runaway success, The Other Boleyn Girl, as George Boleyn, a lead outing in 21 opposite Kevin Spacey cemented his status as a rising British star. He moved to Manchester to study at Salford University, aiming to pursue a career in music.
However, ti was there that he re-discovered a love for acting, and he was soon snapped up by an agent.
However, Bae arrived at the Cannes Film Festival this week to promote her latest film “A Girl at My Door,” accompanied by her long-rumored boyfriend, and finally got around to admitting that they are indeed dating.
Naturally there followed reports that the two were hot for each other and that Robert Pattinson should be worried.
The two met while filming Cloud Atlas in 2012, and officially began dating in 2014 after sparking speculation throughout 2013. Speaking to The Telegraph in 2016, Jim hinted that the break-up had affected him deeply as he talked about filming BBC Two drama Close To The Enemy.
He said: "I was going through quite a tough time in my life and was suffering from bad insomnia.
PHOTOS: Cannes' Best Daytime Looks The actress was actually inspired by her experience on the set of [when I received the script], and I think I was very lonely.