In the film, Eckhart is hunted down by demons who want to learn the secret of his creation.
For much of the mid-1990s, he lived in New York City as a struggling, unemployed actor.
As an undergraduate at Brigham Young, Eckhart met director and writer Neil La Bute, who cast him in several of his own original plays.
Eckhart gained wide recognition as George in Steven Soderbergh's critically acclaimed film Erin Brockovich (2000), and in 2006 received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor for his portrayal of Nick Naylor in Thank You for Smoking.
Another mainstream breakout occurred in 2008 when he starred in the blockbuster Batman film The Dark Knight as District Attorney Harvey Dent.
Aaron, who was born in Cupertino, California, said: “Frankly, it was tortuous at first -- I was torn out of sunny California and out in Ripley. In a pink house.“But then I was going to the Hammersmith Odeon to see all the bands, I was going to the Hippodrome, to Wembley. Read Full Story Getty Images Aaron Eckhart has a new passion, one that he'd be willing to ditch acting to pursue: photography.