EWAN McGREGOR suffered for his art while filming THE ISLAND - when a particularly painful scene left him wincing.

The Scottish hunk, who stars alongside Scarlett Johansson in Michael Bay's forthcoming sci-fi thriller, feared some of the more uncomfortable stunts might put his manhood at risk.

He says, "I did a scene on a flying jet and it hurt my testicles.

"I thank my lucky stars I already have two children!"

01/05/2005 14:43