One of the most iconic teen films, Superbad, turns 15-years-old this year. Recently, the cast took a walk down memory lane. Obviously, they have a lot of fond memories regarding the popular project.
While speaking to Vanity Fair, Seth Rogen said, “Jonah [Hill] immediately hated (Christopher). That guy was f*cking with my rhythm.”
Judd Apatow, producer of the film, confirmed this statement. Hill told him he didn’t like Mintz-Plasse and didn’t want him in the movie. “That’s exactly why we’re hiring him. The fact that it bothers you is exactly what we want,” Apatow recalled.
Mintz-Plasse remembers thinking he wasn’t going to get the part, since it was his very first audition. He said, “I was stoked to be there. I had Seth and everyone sign my script because I didn’t think I was going to get the part.” Luckily for us, he did get the part and was one of the funniest characters in the film. The dislike Hill had for Mintz-Plasse really made the for best interactions between the two in the film.
With a budget of $17.5-20 million, the film grossed $170 million since its release. Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen said they started writing the film at just 13 years old, using their own experiences from high school.
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