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EXCLUSIVE: Ryan Lee Talks ‘This Is 40’

EXCLUSIVE: Ryan Lee Talks ‘This Is 40’

Actor Ryan Lee talks about his role as Melissa McCarthy's son in Judd Apatow's This is 40, debuting in theaters December 21

Last summer's Super 8 introduced us to a number of extremely talented child actors such as Joel Courtney, Zach Mills, Riley Griffiths, Gabriel Basso, and Ryan Lee. A majority of the comic relief in director J.J. Abrams' sci-fi thriller came from Ryan Lee, who played the fast-talking pyromaniac Cary. The 16-year-old actor brings his comedic chops to the big screen once again this weekend in director Judd Apatow's This Is 40, debuting in theaters December 21. The actor portrays the young son of Melissa McCarthy's Catherine, and the love interest of Maude Apatow's Sadie. I recently had the chance to speak with the actor over the phone. Here's what he had to say about working with Judd Apatow, trying not to laugh on the set, and much more.

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Super 8’ Blu-ray Featurette

We have an exclusive featurette from Super 8, the summer blockbuster which will be available on Blu-ray and DVD November 22. Director J.J. Abrams hired a magician to keep his young cast entertained between takes, and this bonus feature excerpt shows the illusionist in action. Click on the video below to watch this featurette, which features cast members Joel Courtney and Ryan Lee.

Produced by Amblin, Bad Robot and Academy Award winner Steven Spielberg, the exhilarating story follows a group of friends in a small Ohio town who witness a catastrophic train crash while making a super 8 movie. When they realize that it was no accident, they set out to find the truth-something more shocking than any of them could have imagined. Combining action, humor and heart, the film features outstanding performances from a fresh young cast including Elle Fanning (Somewhere), Gabriel Basso (The Big C), Zach Mills (Kit Kittredge: An American Girl) and newcomers Joel Courtney, Riley Griffiths and Ryan Lee, along with veteran actors Kyle Chandler (Friday Night Lights) and Ron Eldard (Blind Justice).

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Melissa McCarthy and Ryan Lee Join ‘This Is Forty’

This Is Forty, Judd Apatow's latest directorial effort, has added two new cast members with Super 8's Ryan Lee and Bridesmaids's Melissa McCarthy both coming on board.

The film stars Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann, both reprising their roles as the middle-aged married couple Pete and Debbie from Judd Apatow's 2007 hit comedy Knocked Up. Also in the cast are Megan Fox and Albert Brooks.

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Super 8’ Cast Interview Featurette

Director J.J. Abrams travels back to 1979 for the sci-fi coming-of-age adventure Super 8, which finds a malevolent alien being terrorizing a small town while a group of kids try to shoot a zombie movie. Sasha Perl-Raver recently met up with Super 8 stars Joel Courtney, Ryan Lee, Riley Griffiths, Elle Fanning, Kyle Chandler and Zach Mills to talk about working with J.J. Abrams and their own belief in aliens. Alien Expert Nick Pope was also on hand to tell us how to win a trip into outer space. Check out our featurette below.

Super 8 was released June 10th, 2011.

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Super 8’ Cast Interviews

Sasha Perl-Raver sits down with the young cast of director J.J. Abrams' sci-fi ode to the early works of Steven Spielberg, Super 8. Stars Elle Fanning, Kyle Chandler, Zach Mills, Riley Griffiths, Ryan Lee, and Joel Courtney take you behind-the-scenes of this mysterious thriller about the aftermath of a trainwreck in a small town. What dangers lie at the heart of Super 8? Find out with these shocking cast secrets in our exclusive video interviews below.

Super 8 was released June 10th, 2011.

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Fifth ‘Super 8’ Clip

Paramount Pictures has debuted the fifth clip for their upcoming summer adventure Super 8, which comes to theaters nationwide on June 10. Click on the video player for this new scene featuring Riley Griffiths, Joel Courtney, Elle Fanning, Ryan Lee and the rest of the kids, which takes place just before the big train crash.

Super 8 was released June 10th, 2011.

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EXCLUSIVE: Ryan Lee Talks ‘Super 8’

Actor Ryan Lee discusses his role of Carey in Super 8, working with J.J. Abrams, his secretive auditions, and much more.

14-year-old actor Ryan Lee has only been acting professionally for five years, although he is likely to get a big career push in the coming weeks. While he appeared in a number of short films, and the full-length feature Shorts, he stars as Carey in the highly-anticipated J.J. Abrams adventure Super 8, which arrives in theaters nationwide on June 10. Ryan Lee plays Carey in Super 8, one of a group of friends who make home movies with their Super 8 camera, when they capture a horrific train crash who ultimately leads to mysterious events unfolding in their sleepy town.

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‘Super 8’ Adds Ron Eldard, Noah Emmerich and Gabriel Basso

Actors Ron Eldard, Noah Emmerich and Gabriel Basso are among the latest cast members announced for the new J.J. Abrams movie Super 8, according to Variety.

New actors Joel Courtney, Riley Griffiths, Ryan Lee and Zach Mills have also been cast in the project. They join lead actors Elle Fanning and Kyle Chandler, who were announced on Saturday.

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