Actor Taylor Lautner at the New Moon Premiere.(Photo:Reuters)

Taylor Lautner, New Moon's new heartthrob, posed for a set of striking pictures in Malibu, California for the December issue of Rolling Stone magazine which hits stands Thursday.

The photos feature Lautner posing with a white t-shirt and jeans while playing football at the beach or riding a motorcycle. The photos focus on his abs, and biceps while capturing his gaze into the camera.

The 17-year-old actor stars as Jacob in the Twilight sequel where he pursues the love of Bella (Kirsten Stewart). For the role, Lautner had to gain 30 pounds of muscles through workouts and eating once every two hours, the actor has said.

Check out Taylor Lautner's exclusive pictures on Rolling Stone here.