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  • My next guest is a beautiful actress whose work on Dawson's Creek landed her a number of upcoming film roles, including the female lead in the skateboarding movie Grind.

  • Please welcome the lovely Jennifer Morrison.

  • That's happened before.

  • Thank you.

  • That's it.

  • That's very funny.

  • That's happened to me before that I'm looking past.

  • I'm just going to just give you a peck on the cheek.

  • Sometimes we hug, sometimes we shake hands.

  • And then you thought I was looking.

  • I was bummed.

  • I thought you were gonna kiss me.

  • Yeah.

  • This looking past there.

  • Nice to meet you.

  • You're from the Midwest.

  • I am.

  • I am.

  • So you grew up in Illinois?

  • Yeah.

  • Thanks for hooking me up with the family back home.

  • Yeah.

  • Yeah, you, by the way, you have to apologize.

  • We have never had so many curse words on our show than tonight way.

  • Have to bleep a lot of bleeps, don't you?

  • Please.

  • Please don't.

  • You curs Okay.

  • Okay.

  • Good.

  • So you were in the marching band?

  • Is that what I hear?

  • Yes.

  • I was very much so in the marching with instrument.

  • I played clarinet.

  • Okay.

  • Yeah, my dad's high school marching band director So the teacher?

  • Yes, he does it all.

  • He does everything.

  • And what kind of do you remember?

  • The steps you guys used to dio?

  • Yes.

  • We had to do a special role stepping.

  • I can't wait to see.

  • Do you wanna learn?

  • No, But I'll watch.

  • You have to take off so quickly.

  • It's alright.

  • Wow away, right?

  • This is a marching.

  • You need a very important because there's judges on the field that walk around and they have a tape recorder.

  • If one person does it wrong, you're screwed.

  • Okay, so you have to kick out.

  • Then you roll the front foot down is you roll the back foot up.

  • Yeah.

  • So it's like you're not barefoot, so right?

  • No, but you get special marching band shoes.

  • That's great.

  • Yeah, I could watch that all night.

  • Well, no, that was exciting.

  • To, um, thing is fine.

  • Eyes your dad.

  • I mean this t teacher of the year in the entire state.

  • Yeah.

  • I mean, it's crazy.

  • Gets to meet the president all sorts of crazy things.

  • What did he do to win that?

  • He works that So I'm teaching for 25 years.

  • That's kind of curse word That's just that.

  • Eso He's a good guy.

  • He's amazing.

  • My both My mom works with my dad, So both my mom and my dad I admire them so much I can't even imagine you're too cool to be an actress, aren't you?

  • Yeah.

  • You come from a great family.

  • They dio Are they supportive of what you're doing?

  • Yeah.

  • I mean, it freaks them out a little bit.

  • You know that There's times when I get those calls were like, Why don't you just come home and be a teacher and settle down?

  • But I think because they see things were going well and they're really excited for me.

  • Princess wants to be a movie star.

  • Is that that's what it is?

  • Okay, you're in the movie grind.

  • Did you know how to skateboard before the movie?

  • No, I had never been on a skateboard before, but your athletic so you could figure it out?

  • Yeah, they kind of threw a skateboard at me, and they gave me, like, Tony Hawkes, skate tips, video or whatever, and they were like, Well, in two days, you have to be able to skateboard.

  • So I was like in my PJs in the middle of the night in front of the TV.

  • Like I learned how to Ali and yeah, and then And then this is the other exciting thing.

  • Now your next film, when does that come out?

  • Well, that's complicated.

  • It's supposed to come out this Christmas called Surviving Christmas.

  • A good buddy of yours.

  • Yeah, yeah, yeah.

  • Hey, is a buddy way.

  • Had pictures on the wall?

  • Yeah, he's a way.

  • Obviously, he made fun of the Jilly, and we made a little fun of it.

  • But you did you You were his love interest in that movie.

  • Yeah, that must have been exciting.

  • You know, it's a rough life when you got to make out with Ben Affleck.

  • Yeah, and someone told me that you like Ben, But you actually are more of a Matt Damon person, right?

  • Yeah.

  • I've always kind of had a little crush there.

  • Did you tell them that?

  • No, no, no.

  • Why ruin the make out session?

  • Right?

  • You know, you can't You can't throw that in there when you're in that chemistry zone.

  • Yeah.

  • And then did you see J.

  • Lo on the set?

  • Yeah.

  • Yeah, she was there.

  • She was definitely there.

  • How is that?

  • It was cool.

  • I mean, she she hung out a bunch of Chicago.

  • We shot all the exterior stuff in Chicago, which was cool to be home and learning aan den stopped by a bunch of in l.

  • A.

  • And they sit behind the monitor your hair.

  • What's your natural color?

  • I'm actually blonde.

  • Okay, Because I saw I don't know how I saw this thing was in stuff magazine.

  • And this is, uh maybe it's a different Jennifer Morrison, but there's a There you are right there on you.

  • Look a little tough there.

  • That's a clenched fist.

  • Ladies and gentlemen, that's a crushed fist right there.

  • Do you like being a brunette?

  • And why were you brunette for this?

  • Well, actually, I had dyed my hair for surviving Christmas eso.

  • That's why I was brunette when I when I did that.

  • But it's weird because guys air kind of more aggressive, I guess when you're brunette.

  • Really?

  • Yeah.

  • I thought it was when they were blondes.

  • No, I think it's like a more approachable kind of a thing.

  • So I always have these crazy experiences.

  • We were out one night and this guy came up to me.

  • It was like a premiere party.

  • And he's like, Okay, how are you?

  • You know, he's doing things like, Hey, nice to meet you.

  • You know what's going on?

  • He's like, just you know, I'm not in the business.

  • And there's absolutely nothing I could do to help you as an actress on I was like, Cool.

  • Okay.

  • Eso he wanted He wanted to let you know, right?

  • That I'm not a movie producer.

  • An actor.

  • I just think you're cool.

  • I guess he meant well from him, but he kept saying it over and over.

  • And Jenny, can I call you Jenny?

  • Sure.

  • How many times you go out with Onley?

  • Five or six times.

  • Eso the You thought you were more approachable as a brunette?

  • Yeah, Definitely.

  • Because I heard people say that when women, when they dye their hair blonde, they feel a little wilder and they get more attention.

  • Wild brunette e Really?

  • Maybe it's just a changeup.

  • Maybe just a change.

  • Yeah.

  • So what else?

  • How many movies have you done?

  • Million's and million's or what?

  • Like 800,000?

  • Yeah.

  • You work like crazy though, right?

  • I've been very, very lucky lately.

  • I've been I've been on a roll lately, but I don't know how many.

  • You've been in town a long time.

  • I've been here almost three years.

  • You've been doing what?

  • Dawson's Creek.

  • I did Dawson's Creek their fifth season.

  • It's my job to fly Thio North Carolina and make out with Josh every few weeks.

  • Hi.

  • I want you were running out of time because Bob Evans some of his stories went along because, you know, he has to swear he has to swear.

  • And at the end of each story, I didn't get to go to that party.

  • That wasn't me, By the way.

  • That was Eric Stoltz.

  • Yeah, but no.

  • The next time we go to this party will bring you along.

  • Okay?

  • You and your chaperone, it'll be great.

  • Um, when you got to come back for the surviving Christmas, if it comes out of Christmas, right?

  • Grind is in theaters now.

  • Big hand for Jennifer Morrison.

My next guest is a beautiful actress whose work on Dawson's Creek landed her a number of upcoming film roles, including the female lead in the skateboarding movie Grind.

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