Taylor Lautner Becomes An Improvisational Action Hero For 'New Moon'

Sure, "New Moon" has a script and all, but director Chris Weitz apparently trusts his young cast enough to let them go improv where it counts. That was the reaction budding hulk Taylor Lautner received when it came to his werewolf-fueled fight scenes. It also led to a new unlikely title for Lautner: action hero.

"A lot of things I had fun with was the action," Lautner told us on the red carpet at the MTV Movie Awards. "I was always finding cool ways to put some action in Jacob's role."

Watch his entire chat in the video below, and don't forget to head over to MTV.com for more red carpet highlights.