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Old 07-28-2012, 02:33 PM
 
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Default Why is Steve Carell oftentimes cast as a geek?

I never saw "Forty Year Old Virgin" with Steve Carell, but I've seen the trailers. However, on a long flight with help-yourself movies, I watched 2 contrasting movies: "Man on a Ledge" and "Crazy Stupid Love," the latter of which starred Steve Carell and, again, needs "help."

What's the deal? Why is he often cast as a geek?
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Old 07-28-2012, 02:51 PM
 
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Maybe he does the role of a geek best.

Sort of like how Patrick Warburton is always cast as the strong muscular guys on Animation series. Those are the roles he does best.
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Old 07-28-2012, 07:22 PM
 
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Not sure. But save yourself the disappointment and don't see 40 Year Old Virgin.
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Old 07-28-2012, 10:42 PM
 
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Because he is a geek?
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Old 07-29-2012, 10:24 AM
 
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Maybe he does the role of a geek best.

Sort of like how Patrick Warburton is always cast as the strong muscular guys on Animation series. Those are the roles he does best.
I agree. Steve is funny and has great screen presence. Sort of a goofy, Average guy who finds himself in hilarious situations in his films.
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Old 07-29-2012, 10:27 AM
 
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Not sure. But save yourself the disappointment and don't see 40 Year Old Virgin.
I don't want to see it. Does he get laid in the end? I only saw "Crazy Stupid Love" because it was on the tv monitor in front of me on the plane. I even saw "Planet of the Apes" on the way back. It was under classics.

Steve Carell has kind of a goofy face and a really long nose. I guess if you accessorize him correctly, you can make him into a geek, no?
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Old 07-29-2012, 11:32 AM
 
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I don't want to see it. Does he get laid in the end? I only saw "Crazy Stupid Love" because it was on the tv monitor in front of me on the plane. I even saw "Planet of the Apes" on the way back. It was under classics.

Steve Carell has kind of a goofy face and a really long nose. I guess if you accessorize him correctly, you can make him into a geek, no?
He did in the end but the whole movie was so stupid and slow. Hated it.
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Old 07-30-2012, 12:23 PM
 
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.....it feels like....a bag of sand.
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Old 07-30-2012, 01:26 PM
 
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.....it feels like....a bag of sand.
What does?
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Old 07-30-2012, 05:55 PM
 
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What does?
I thought you watched the movie?


BAG OF SAND - YouTube
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