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'The Oranges' Director Fought for Hugh Laurie!

'The Oranges' Director Fought for Hugh Laurie!

Hugh Laurie dons some scruff while stopping by Vienna Hot Dogs & Pastrami for lunch on New Years Eve (December 31) in Studio City, Calif.

The 53-year-old actor’s director Julian Farino for his recent film The Oranges recently talked about casting him for the movie.

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“I felt I’d spent two years having to fight for Hugh to do the movie,” Julian shared. “With people saying, ‘He’s not a movie star’, and then, at the premiere, all these fans turn out to see him.”

FYI: Hugh is wearing Levi‘s jeans.

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