After the jump, some more actors who drew their inspiration for movie roles from other famous people.
6 Celebrities Who Used Other Celebrities As Inspiration For Film Roles
Britt Reid is the hard-partying heir who eventually transforms into the superhero Green Hornet. Seth Rogan recently revealed his real-life inspiration for Britt’s character. “We kind of based him off a male Paris Hilton, as embarrassing as that is to say. That is what we looked at — those people who are the sons or daughters of people who have accomplished great things. We probably give them a little more credit than they’ve gotten in the past and we explore why they’re such jerks and why they act out. Maybe it’s because they didn’t get the attention they wanted.” Ouch. Paris can’t be liking that. [MTV]