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Jonah Hill 'disliked' Superbad Costar owner Christopher Mintz-Plasse at first, Seth Rogen recalls

Jonah Hill ‘disliked’ Superbad Costar owner Christopher Mintz-Plasse at first, Seth Rogen recalls

Jonah Hill Christopher Mintz Place

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Jonah Hill And the Christopher Mintz Place didn’t hit him during Very bad casting process.

Marking the 15th anniversary of the 2007 teen comedy, the cast and crew have talked about making a movie Very bad in Vanity Fair Oral history. Seth Rogenwho co-wrote and co-starred in the movie, remembers how Hill “hated” Mintz Place at first, which worked for the dynamism of the characters.

“Jonah hated him right away. He was like, ‘This was in my rhythm.'” I couldn’t perform with this guy,” Rogen, 40, recalled telling Hill about Mintz Place’s experience with him.

Producer Judd Apatow He said McLovin’s representative was “very stingy and attacked Jonah and improved on Jonah’s insult” during the third callback.

Apatow, 54, recalls, “Jonah said, ‘I don’t like this guy. I don’t want him to do that. ‘ And I said, ‘That’s exactly why we hired him. It couldn’t be more perfect. The fact that it bothers you is exactly what we want.”

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Michael Cera, Christopher Mintz-Plus, and Jonah Hill Superbad

Michael Cera, Christopher Mintz-Plus, and Jonah Hill Superbad

Melissa Mosley / Columbia / Sony / Cobal / Shutterstock Michael Cera, Christopher Mintz-Plus, and Jonah Hill in Very bad (2007)

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Hill, 38, also admitted, “Chris was really amazing, and I thought he was really annoying to me at the time.”

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Mintz-Plass, 33, recalled that he was a “lean kid” who answered an open call and was “so excited to be there.”

He added, “It was my first movie, and I was nervous” – and after the movie hit theaters and was a huge hit, the actor started He is recognized everywhere he goes.

“I remember the weekend after I went to Chipotle. I was recognized, and the girl was climbing over my friends to try and touch me. I was going to run out of Chipotle, and all of their friends were running after me,” Mintz told Blass.

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He added, “I was getting into the car and one guy put his finger in his pants and said, ‘You got a boner! You’ve got a boner! “”

Emma Stonewhich was her first appearance on the big screen Very badI remembered having a blast making the movie with Costar Hill.

“I just remember having so much fun with Emma,” Hill said.

Stone, 33, added, “It was all about making each other laugh, and who could outsmart each other and say something that would make everyone break up. Fun and loving. someone to work with. “