The Scottish hunk is fascinated by space, and loves nothing better than gazing at stars of an evening. He is hopeful it will be possible to visit other parts of the universe in his lifetime, revealing he would love to have a place to go where no-one could find him.
"I wish I had a planet," he replied, when asked what he would like most in the world. "I could use a planet."
While he waits for his dream to come true, Gerard plans to spend as much time as possible in his native country. He loves everything about Scotland, especially the friendly people and temperamental weather.
"I`m happiest when I`m in Scotland," he explained. "There is no doubt about it."
Gerard is currently promoting his movie The Bounty Hunter, in which he stars alongside Jennifer Aniston. The pair sparked romance rumours after growing close on set, but have both denied they are dating.