The Man From U.N.C.L.E. star recently sat down with ET’s Carly Steel to dish on his upcoming summer movie and naturally, the 28-year-old actor’s other talents – of the musical variety – became a topic of conversation.
“A little birdie tells me that you, sir, are quite the Renaissance man [and] can play any string instrument, so we brought … a ukulele,” Steel offered, before presenting Hammer with the instrument.
Though Hammer was admittedly nervous – he even apologized for his impromptu performance (“I’m a little rusty,” he warned) – the actor totally aced it! Even Henry Cavill had to give his co-star major props: “He’s good.” (You can watch Hammer showing off his ukulele skills in the video above.)
And, if Hammer ever had thoughts about adding musician to his resume, his Man From U.N.C.L.E. co-stars are totally game.
Actress Alicia Vikander revealed to ET that Hammer sang and played music “every day on the set,” and that he taught director Guy Ritchie how to play the guitar and the banjo during the shoot.
Co-star Elizabeth Debicki admitted that it sometimes drove her “crazy,” especially when she was in the middle of filming scenes and Ritchie was, instead, practicing his strumming.
“I would be doing a take and in the background I’d hear the banjo going and we’d call ‘cut,’ and I’d be like, ‘Guy, are you watching anything we’re making or are you just practicing the banjo?’” the Australian actress joked.