Taylor Lautner Goes 'Cuckoo' in New Series

The "Twilight Saga" star chats with Jesse Palmer about his role on the new season of the hit sitcom, "Cuckoo."
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♪ We are back now with "Twilight" star Taylor Lautner. He first stole hearts as a teen wear wolf own leading man in "Cuckoo." Jesse went one-on-one with the star. Taylor is taking his fans to a whole new world with this british comedy. When we sat down, he made a bombshell confession. From hero. Breathe. Reporter: To heartthrob. "Twilight" start Taylor Lautner single-handedly converted many fans to team Jacob in 2008 but these days the former werewolf is cutting his teeth in comedy. It's going to be a while before she wakes up but when she does, I reckon she's going to consider Rachel for the job after all. Reporter: Taking over for Andy Samberg as the leading man in the netflix hit series "Cuckoo." What was your name again. Cue cuke. I came here looking for someone I've been waiting to meet someone. Reporter: Playing dale. Who moves in with his father's british in-law. What drew you to this project. In my head it made no sense. That's why it meat perfect sent for me to do it. Reporter: It's a comedy but a british comedy. Yeah. Have you noticed any comedic nuances between what we consider American comedy versus british comedy. It took me a second to get used to their sort of humor. It's I little more sarcastic and dry. You just hit me with your mobile vehicle. Unbelievable. Reporter: And your character in the show has this really bizarre and unique love situation going on. Right. There's this attraction between you and I guess what technically is your stepmom. Hey, mom. I refer to her as mom and we have this weird sexual tension. It's all messed up. So obviously a lot of people know you from "Twilight." Do you ever get concerned that a role as successful as that could potentially pigeonhole you as an actor moving forward? That's kind of why I want to choose things that are different. You know. Reporter: But for all the "Twilight" fan, don't worry. Taylor says the show now back for its third season still gives Jacob lovers everywhere a chance to see him in action. ♪ Sorry. I had no idea I was going to be able to use some of my martial arts background. I had to cram in training in a You don't wake up looking week. like Taylor Lautner. No. Makes me feel better. What's a day in the life of Taylor Lautner like. When I'm not working, playing sports with my buddies. Watching the "Batch lo". I've heard of that show. You've heard of it. I definitely, you know, I got my viewing parties. I used to too. I'm sure. Turning red right now. Yeah. Me too. We're sharing this moment together. Of course, Taylor was saying he admitted he actually watches the

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