ShockYa: What else is on tap for you? I know you have a film with Miley Cyrus (the Weinstein Company’s “So Undercover”), and I imagine that’s a little bit tonally different than this.
JP: You think? (laughs) I never, ever would have thought that I would be playing opposite Miley Cyrus in a movie, ever, but there we are, and we’re quite an unlikely team. And I think because of that we had such fun chemistry. I can’t even describe it, it was just weird — we made each other laugh and enjoyed each other’s presence. I’m also playing a character that I haven’t played before — a guy who’s a pretty straightlaced FBI guy, and giving her orders to go undercover. So that was a blast, and totally different than anything I’ve ever done. And I have another movie, “Angel’s Crest,” that Magnolia is releasing, [where] I play a district attorney who’s an alcoholic and has lost his family. And I’m reading stuff right now, looking at developing my own projects. I have a production company. But I’ve never really taken a break of more than a couple weeks [as an adult] and that might be a good idea for me. I come from an acting family, and I think it’s sacrilegious to turn down a great role. I’ve lived by that motto, and it can take a toll on you, because I don’t even think I know how to take a dive or phone a performance in. So when you really go and mean it (for that long), I think it might be good to take some time and regroup, to find a little balance.
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