A 2012 Rom-Com where Paul Rudd refused to have a hemorrhoid scene starring Megan Fox and Euphoria’s Maude Apatow is now streaming on Netflix

A 2012 Rom-Com where Paul Rudd refused to have a hemorrhoid scene starring Megan Fox and Euphoria’s Maude Apatow is now streaming on Netflix

You may remember Paul Rudd for his charming role in Alicia Silverstone’s Clueless. He played the character completely besotted with Alicia to perfection. But the man also has some great comedic chops, which he showcased in the 2012 comedy film, This is 40. And despite the title, Rudd still looked as ageless as ever! 

This Is 40 Tv Spot (2012) - Paul Rudd & Leslie Mann - YouTube

What is even more interesting is that you can also catch Maude Apatow in action in one of her earliest roles. Before she was so done with everybody doing drugs and having sex on Euphoria, she played an annoying teenage daughter to Rudd!

What is This is 40 about? 

This is 40 is a humorous take on the midlife crisis of a couple, Pete and Debbie. Both of them are entering their 40s, but they are not too happy about it. Debbie can not come to terms with her aging body, and her dad’s snide remarks do not make it any better. Her boutique is also just breaking even. As for Pete, he is already struggling with his indie music record label, and his dad compounds his money problems.

Add to the mix Pete and Debbie’s unruly kids who hate each other. With increasing debt and strained relationships, the couple needs every support they can get from their employees, trainers, friends, and family to get through this midlife crisis.  The movie stars the ageless Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann, Iris Apatow, Jason Segel, Annie Mumolo, Megan Fox, Robert Smigel and others.Bubble’s director Judd Apatow helms the comedy flick. 

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Interesting facts about the Paul Rudd movie

Did you know that the 6.2-rated movie was a complete family affair? For those unaware, Judd Apatow is married to Leslie Mann, and they share daughters, Iris and Maude. In addition, Rudd was down for some hilarious stunts, like getting naked for entertainment purposes, but not okay with the hemorrhoid scene on the film’s poster! Apparently, he was also unhappy with the toilet scene in the poster.

Interestingly, Mann’s 40s were nothing like the movie. She celebrated it at a strip club in Hawaii! And as for Rudd, he showcased some extraordinary skills on the set when he improvised a fart!

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