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Berlin 2013 Press Conference: Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Joseph Gordon-Levitt TIFF - P 2013
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Watch the live stream of the star as he discusses his directorial debut "Don Jon's Addiction" at 1:15pm Berlin time (7:15am, EST).

When well-known actors jump behind the camera, they tend to cast themselves in a heroic leading role or in a quiet but steady supporting spot (think Ben Affleck in The Town or George Clooney in Good Night, and Good Luck). For his debut as a writer-director, 31-year-old industry veteran and steadily rising star Joseph Gorden-Levitt gave himself a peach of a role as an unrepentant porn addict. 

VIDEO: Sundance 2013: Joseph Gordon-Levitt Reveals His Greatest Challenge While Making 'Don Jon's Addiction'

Gordon Levitt's racy romantic-comedy of sorts, Don Jon's Addiction was the talk of Sundance when it premiered there in January -- no less so after its U.S. rights were picked up by Relativity Media for a record-setting $4 million upfront and a $25 million P&A commitment.

Don Jon is getting its European premiere at the Berlin Film Festival this week and Voltage Pictures is handling international territories at the Berlin market.

Q&A: Berlin 2013: Joseph Gordon-Levitt on Why 'Don Jon's Addiction' Is 'Sort of Wholesome'

Tune in live below as Gordon-Levitt introduces his salacious directing debut to Europe at the Berlinale press conference.