Taylor Lautner has Twi-hards howling with excitement

Thursday November 17, 2011

Taylor Lautner, the hunky young actor who plays Breaking Dawn's werewolf hero Jacob Black, caused a frenzy on the red carpet in Stratford.

Fans were literally crawling over each other to get their photographs taken with him.

And journalists jossled in the press area to put their questions to the 19-year-old, who film execs have dubbed a young Tom Cruise.

"What will you miss about not doing the films any more?" one asked.

"I'm looking forward to keeping my clothes on," answered the star – dapper in a grey suit and white shirt.

Taylor's topless scenes have swiftly elevated him to heart-throb status, and won him legions of fans.

Following on from the marriage proposals at the LA premiere this week, there were more declarations of love from Twi-hards – the Twilight superfans – many of whom had queued for 30 hours to meet him.

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