In honor of Superbad‘s fifteenth anniversary, the solid and crew looked back on their expertise making the movie, which included a rocky audition course of.
It seems that Jonah really actually “hated” Christopher when he auditioned — and did not need him to be part of the film.
Whereas Jonah admitted he now is aware of Christopher was “actually, actually superb off the bat,” he says he was additionally “actually annoying to me at the moment.”
Director Greg Mottola recalled that when Christopher learn for the function, he “performed it like he was clearly the best man within the room and everybody else was a nerd and a loser.”
“Jonah mentioned, ‘I don’t like that man. I don’t need him doing it,'” Judd revealed. “And I mentioned, ‘That’s precisely why we’re hiring him. It couldn’t be extra excellent. The truth that it bothers you is precisely what we would like.'”
In the meantime, Christopher was simply comfortable to be there and was so certain he wasn’t going to get the function that he had everybody signal his script.
“I used to be simply, like, a scrawny child. I used to be tremendous stoked to be there. I had Seth and everybody signal my script as a result of I didn’t assume I used to be going to get the half,” Christopher mentioned.
Clearly, Christopher did find yourself getting the half — and Jonah put his emotions apart to make one of the iconic comedies of the early 2000s.