Wood: 'Green Street Plot Is Far Fetched'

ELIJAH WOOD was initially less than convinced by his own character in GREEN STREET, as he plays a highbrow American student graduate who transforms into a hell-raising British soccer hooligan.

The screen heart-throb failed to see how he could believably portray a soccer thug, and had to shelve his bemusement at his role's transition in the film, which is being released in US cinemas as GREEN STREET HOOLIGANS.

He says, "I think maybe I was a little naive in the beginning, because I just saw it as a character.

"I didn't look at it in the context of the reality of that world, or how others would perceive an American being involved in that world, until I got to London.

"Then I realised that the very notion that a Harvard American would fall in with, and become a hooligan, and actually be respected for such, is pretty far fetched.

"I just played the character I was meant to play and make that transition as believable as I possibly could in the context of the story."


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I have seen the movie last night on it's opening day in Los Angeles. Honestly, it took me some time to see Elijah potray such a character, and fight in fact until the end he pulled it off. I loved the movie, and how raunchy and different it is, maybe that is why Hollywood doesn't want us to see it until us HOolifans had to push for it. Such a great film, even though sometimes you have to take notes, cause British talk can be difficult to understand cause they talk to fast with a accent. http://www.GREENSTREETHOOLIGANS.COM/
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I think when you play a part In a movie you should feel the emotion of the charactor your playing like Its you I havent seen the movie but Im going to see It I love elijah and I love everything he plays In hes such a amazing actor and I cant say theres nany movie that hes played In I didnt like keep up the good work elijah and stay sweet. Terri
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