Shane West

  1. Nick Stahl, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, 2003.    Shane quit to be Tom Sawyer in Sean Connery’s film finale, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, and then joined ER. From the other tests, Stahl beat Ben Curtis, Jake Gyllenhaal and Chris Klein to Chapter 3. Yet when asked to continue being John Connor in Chapter 4, Terminator Salvation, 2007, he shook the team by walking… :  “I don’t care really, to be honest. Sometimes you find that there is better material in small and more independent movies. There’s more risk-taking. I want to keep doing that.”
  2. Jake Gyllenhaal, Jarhead, 2004.    “We call this friendly fire, friendly fucking, or getting friendly fucked…” Also seen by UK director Sam Mendes to be Anthony Swofford,  the Desert Storm grunt who wrote about  never even firing his weapon: Christian Bale, Emile Hirsch, Joshua Jackson, Shane West. And buddies  Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire.

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