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Paul: I want more Need For Speed

Aaron Paul has revealed he would be open to starring in a Need For Speed sequel.

The Breaking Bad star had so much fun playing street racer Tobey Marshall in the big-screen adaptation that he would gladly reprise the role for more films.

"Absolutely," he said. "I had such a blast doing the first one and if the film does well and people want to see more, we'll do another."

Aaron joked his decision to play troubled characters such as Tobey and his Breaking Bad alter-ego, drug dealer Jesse Pinkman, might say more about him than he realises.

"I feel like I always gravitate towards complex characters because they're more fun to play," he said. "Maybe it says something about me. Perhaps I have some deep-rooted issues going on."

The 34-year-old added: "Tobey's got a good view on life. He's a true gentleman. But after Breaking Bad, I can see why people would not automatically think of me [for different roles]."

The self-confessed "car lover" admitted he found ways of spending as much time behind the wheel as possible during the shoot.

"I [would] always ask for more takes. Sometimes because I wanted another take because I didn't feel right about it, but the majority of the time, it's because I wanted to keep driving," he revealed.

"They frowned upon us taking these cars for a joyride. Whenever we were practising on a skid pad or closed track, then yeah [we could drive them], but those moments didn't last."

:: Need For Speed opens in cinemas on March 12.

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