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Josh Hartnett cuts a summery figure in a flower shirt as he attends Filming Italy 2022

Josh Hartnett cuts a summery figure in a floral shirt as he makes rare red carpet appearance at Filming Italy 2022 event

Josh Hartnett dressed to impress as he hit the red carpet at Filming Italy 2022 on Sunday. 

The American actor, 43, soaked up the summery weather while rocking a stylish green and pink flowered short sleeve shirt. 

He teamed the eye-catching ensemble with a pair of black trousers and opted for matching sliders.

Looking good: Josh Hartnett dressed to impress as he hit the red carpet at Filming Italy on Sunday

Josh swept his luxurious locks over to one side as he hid behind a pair of dark sunglasses.  

The star is serving as president of the jury for the prestigious film and TV festival, which celebrates Italian and global film and television, and is held at Forte Village resort near Cagliari, capital of Sardinia   

In the mid 2000’s he appeared set for a long career in Hollywood before turning his back on Tinseltown. 

Previously Josh revealed the real reason why he stepped away from a career in big-budget movies and took a more artistic path.

Incredible: He teamed the eye catching ensemble with a pair of black trousers and opted for matching sliders

Incredible: He teamed the eye catching ensemble with a pair of black trousers and opted for matching sliders

Amazing: Josh swept his luxurious locks over to one side as he hid behind a pair of dark sunglasses

Amazing: Josh swept his luxurious locks over to one side as he hid behind a pair of dark sunglasses

The esteemed star told Channel Seven’s Sunrise: ‘It was the best thing for my mental health and my career to keep Hollywood at bay…

‘Luckily I think I hit onto it early on in my life: it’s about creating a good home life and being able to do things that are wild and wonderful like making films, which is such a privilege’.

It comes after Hartnett revealed the one role he regrets turning down during his early Hollywood career, as he was offered a role in the award-winning 2005 film Brokeback Mountain, which was eventually taken by the late Heath Ledger. 

He explained: ‘Unfortunately, I was going to do Brokeback Mountain And I had a contract with the [2006 film] Black Dahlia that I had to film, so I had to drop out of it’.

Dapper: In the mid 2000's he appeared set for a long career in Hollywood before turning his back on Tinseltown

Dapper: In the mid 2000’s he appeared set for a long career in Hollywood before turning his back on Tinseltown

He explained he was originally meant to star in the drama with Joaquin Phoenix.

This was soon changed to Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal, who both went on to receive several awards and separate nods at the 2006 Academy Awards.

The movie received six more nominations at the Oscars and numerous accolades across the globe.

Harnett has been vocal about not having regrets about some of the huge roles he’s turned down in the past, including playing Superman in a three-picture deal and Batman in Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy.

Opening up: Previously Josh revealed the real reason why he stepped away from a career in big-budget movies and took a more artistic path

Opening up: Previously Josh revealed the real reason why he stepped away from a career in big-budget movies and took a more artistic path

But he does admit there’s a bit of regret for Brokeback Mountain, joking that he ‘always wanted to kiss Joaquin’.

Hartnett got his big start in the 2001 war films Pearl Harbor and Black Hawk Down.

He turned to independent films in recent years, starring in Ida Red and Target Number One, but he has also made appearances in bigger productions such as Guy Ritchie’s Wrath of Man.

One of Hartnett’s most renowned starring roles was in the hit horror drama series Penny Dreadful, which ran from 2014 to 2016.

Acting: The esteemed star told Channel Seven's Sunrise: 'It was the best thing for my mental health and my career to keep Hollywood at bay...'

Acting: The esteemed star told Channel Seven’s Sunrise: ‘It was the best thing for my mental health and my career to keep Hollywood at bay…’

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