The publication of Jennette McCurdy’s frank memoir, in which she discusses her previous life as a child actress, has caused a stir recently. Fans of the former iCarly star have backed her despite the book’s contentious title and brutal candor. Josh Peck, a fellow veteran of Nickelodeon, has now joined Jennette McCurdy’s expanding list of supporters. Peck had some wonderfully lovely comments following the publication of her biography, even referring to his buddy as “brave.”
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In an interview, the Drake & Josh alum expressed his incredibly favorable opinions on the iCarly veteran and her novel. Josh Peck said that after seeing the former actress’s humor and intellect in their contacts over the years, he was eager to read her book. “I think she is incredibly brave to tell her story and to be as honest as she is. I think one of her great talents is her wit and how thoughtful she is and as soon as I was able to pick up the book I did because I wanted to see the way she told her story.”
Josh Peck, like his friend, published a very frank book this year titled Happy People Are Annoying. He discussed his weight issues and year-long fight with substances in it, as well as the difficulties he encountered as a former child star. He, therefore, advocates being honest and stating the truth, no matter how difficult it may be to do so. The former Sam Puckett actor has been openly discussing her experience as a child star, including how guilty she has felt about her time on Nickelodeon. She was able to elaborate on these ideas in her book while also providing some unexpected facts.
Jennette McCurdy’s Inspiration
The star’s unflinching openness allowed her to discuss everything in the illuminating biography, from her complex relationship with her late mother to her jealously of Sam & Cat co-star Ariana Grande. (The latter reportedly came to a head after the pop singer joined two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks at a family game). Even more in-depth topics covered by Jennette McCurdy were her unsuitable relationships with men and eating issues.
While McCurdy’s experiences have made news, the book’s contentious title has taken readers by surprise. As a result, Jennette McCurdy has spoken up about the inspiration for the name, which she came up with after years of examining the daughter-mother connection in therapy. Jennette McCurdy is now concentrating on her directorial career.
A Game Of Thrones Star Has Joined The Hunger Games Prequel Cast
Moviegoers will get the chance to return to Panem in late 2023. However, it’s going to be in the past rather than after the events of the first four films, because the main Hunger Games film series concluded seven years ago with Mockingjay — Part 2. Over the past several months, the cast of the movie version of Suzanne Collins’ prequel book The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes has been assembled, and today comes word that Game of Thrones actor Peter Dinklage has joined the cast.
Peter Dinklage Joins The Hunger Games!
The dean of the Academy, the most renowned school in Panem’s Capitol, Casca Highbottom, will be played by Peter Dinklage in The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes. Regarding Dinklage’s participation in the prequel, director Francis Lawrence, who previously oversaw the final three Hunger Games films, made the following formal statement: “Suzanne’s new book has been worth the wait. It offers everything fans could hope for and expect from The Hunger Games while also breaking new ground and introducing an entirely new canvas of characters.”
In addition, Peter Dinklage will “bring a forceful, charismatic authority to the vital character” of Casca Highbottom, according to Nathan Kahane, president of Lionsgate’s Motion Picture Group. No spoilers here for those who haven’t read The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes and want to watch the movie with as much of a blank slate as possible, but Highbottom’s part is crucial to both this narrative and the greater mythology surrounding The Hunger Games. Don’t expect Dinklage to make a cameo appearance in this future film, even though we are unsure of his exact role.
“All Dwarfs Are Bastards In Their Father’s Eyes.”
As previously mentioned, Peter Dinklage is well known for his role as Tyrion Lannister in the entire run of the television series Game of Thrones. He has also starred in several genre films, such as Trumpkin in The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, Bolivar Trask in X-Men: Days of Future Past, and Eitri in Avengers: Infinity War. Dinklage’s other forthcoming projects include directing the Toxic Avenger revival in addition to The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes. Dinklage’s most recent appearance on a major motion picture screen was in Cyrano when he had a role alongside Haley Bennett, Kelvin Harrison Jr., and Ben Mendelsohn.
The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes hits cinemas on November 17, 2023.