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BEN MENDELSOHN TO PLAY PRINCIPAL SKINNER IN NEW LIVE ACTION SIMPSONS

BEN MENDELSOHN TO PLAY PRINCIPAL SKINNER IN NEW LIVE ACTION SIMPSONS

HOLLYWOOD – Australian villain-actor Ben Mendelsohn is Principal Skinner in a live action feature film of The Simpsons.

Everyone’s favorite high school principal and bane of Bart Simpson’s life Principal Skinner will be played by Ben Mendelsohn in a new live action feature of The Simpsons, due to start filming next week.

The new film directed by Jon Favreau brings to lief Springfield and all its inhabitants but had recently had some difficulty filling the shoes of the school principal.

Favreau spoke EXCLUSIVELY with the Studio Exec about the problem:

Any film is only as good as its villain. That goes for James Bond, Bridesmaids and Schindler’s List. The Simpsons needed Skinner. It needed a Skinner. And I wrote a list of five names of actors I thought could play the iconic part. And on that list was written Ben Mendelsohn,  Ben Mendelsohn, Ben Mendelsohn, Ben Mendelsohn and Ben Mendelsohn.

Typecasting

We spoke to the Australian actor and asked if he was concerned that he might get typecast. He said:

No.

What’s that rustling sound?

I’m having a money bath.

The Simpsons Live Action Movie will be released in 2019.

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