going to be one of the most fab flicks of summer? Getting to know
who stars as the main character’s bud Charles, has definitely moved
onto the ever-growing list of reasons why we at GL are stoked to see
the movie when it hits screens this Friday, June
not convinced that the
already have a hunch this flick, also starring Elle Fanning and Joel
Courtney, is going to be fab. But there are some other things Riley
(who, by the way, had to gain a whopping 30 lbs for his role) thinks
are just as super right now. Here’s what we found out when we
caught up with the budding star…
part of his life in more ways than one. “Me
and [my co-star] Joel [Courtney] always make up tricks in the pool.
We made up one called the Super 8. You run forward and then spin and
do a half back flip. We’ve definitely belly-flopped a few times.”
summertime anthem is “Dynamite” by Taio Cruz. “Every
time I hear that song I think about just hanging in my friend’s
a big fan of watermelon. Yum! “Watermelon’s
the bomb—hands down. It’s my favorite summer snack.”
love to live in the 1940s. “The
old time gangsters from back then were really cool.”
a goofball. “When
I was little, my friends and I loved Lord
of the Rings.
We staged sword fights, put paper towels over our shirts and squirted
ketchup where the blood was.”
an awesome gift-giver. “When
we wrapped [Super
8], I got
Joel a headphone that plugs into his phone and it was a banana. You
could hold it up to your ear and talk into it. He loved it. He just
walks down the street talking on his banana.”
tells us of Super
got great special effects, the music is fantastic and there’s a
great storyline to it.” So, will you be seeing it in theaters this
weekend? Blog about it, babes.
Credit: Brian Higbee
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BY MARY HOJNOSKI AND PATRICIA MCNAMARA ON 6/9/2011 10:00:00 AM
POSTED IN movies, Super 8, celebrity interviews