Most recognize him as a teeny-bopper heartthrob thanks to his turn as a vampire in The Twilight Saga, but Kellan Lutz proved that he's no preening pansy during our November cover shoot. The 26-year-old, who stars next as the Greek god Poseidon in Immortals, was happy to put his neck on the line and succumb to our bizarre requests in pursuit of the perfect shot, something the photos couldn't fully capture. Lutz proved again that he was no mere mortal... and managed to be a good sport throughout the gritty process.

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Check out our November issue, featuring an interview and photo shoot with Kellan Lutz, when it hits newsstands October 18!