London: Scottish actor Gerard Butler says he is finding it hard not to weep during interviews as he promotes his new movie 'Machine Gun Preacher'.
   
The 41-year-old plays a real-life Sudan hero Sam Childers in the film and said it's becoming difficult for him to recall the time spent on the set of the film in South Africa without crying, a news daily reported.
   
"This happened to me a lot when we were filming. I would just be overcome. I feel every emotion. I haven't talked much about this movie in a while, and I did the other day, and just started crying. I cried for about five minutes," Butler said.

Childers transformed his drug-riddled, crime-filled life after finding God and founding an orphanage in war-torn Sudan in 1998.
   
"A lot of the feelings I felt with Sam, the violence and the craziness, being out of control and not knowing how to live your life, I had all that. Did I go around stabbing people and shooting people? No. Did I end up in Africa building an orphanage? No. But I did have a massive transformation in my life where I sorted everything out," he added.

(Agencies)