James McAvoy runs with Olympic torch
Press Trust of India
June 10, 2012 13:08 IST
Atonement star James McAvoy beamed
with pride as he carried the Olympic torch through his native
The 33-year-old actor ran with the famed flame in Glasgow
and was watched by hundreds of locals who had lined the route
for the event ahead of the London 2012 Games this summer,
reported BBC online.
"The fact that they do something like this and they visit
every town and they visit all the different places and
everybody can get involved and really feel like its personal
to them, I think makes it really special so I'm really
honoured to be involved," he said.
Rapper Will.i.am, musicians Muse and Melanie Chisholm and
actor Matt Smith are among the stars who have also carried the
Olympic torch as part of its 70-day journey around the UK.