To get a look at some of the finest in Hollywood's contemporary comedic talent, all that is necessary is to look at a list of the "role models" cast. "Role Models" is a wacky romantic comedy that was released in the autumn of 2008. The main plot of "Role Models" revolves around a pair of thirty-something men who due to bad behavior are required to participate in a community service program (as olde role models for young kids).
Paul Rudd is a Passaic, New Jersey-born actor who has been a staple in the Hollywood comedy scene since his star-making turn in the 1995 hit teenage comedy, "Clueless." In "Role Models," the actor portrays Danny, who despises his beverage marketing job. Since "Clueless," the dark-haired funnyman has been active in a wide selection of hilarious comedies, particularly those that are directed by Judd Apatow. Some on Paul Rudd's most notable movies include "Knocked Up," "The 40 Year Old Virgin," "I Love You, Man" and "Forgetting Sarah Marshall."
Seann William Scott stars in "Role Model" as Wheeler, Danny's energy drink-promoting sidekick. The Minnesota-bred actor had a breakthrough in 1999 with his part as Stifler in the raunchy teenage comedy, "American Pie." Other standout roles for Seann William Scott have included films such as "The Rundown," "Bulletproof Monk," "Old School," "American Wedding" and "Dude, Where's My Car?"
Christopher Mintz-Plasse portrays the geeky and scrawny Augie in "Role Models." In the movie, Danny is designated as Augie's older role model. Christoher Mintz-Plasse is known for his memorable turn as the nerdy McLovin in 2007's smash comedy sensation, "Superbad." The actor has also starred in movies such as "Year One," "Kickass" and "How to Train Your Dragon."
Elizabeth Banks stars in "Role Models" as Beth Jones, Danny's ex-girlfriend. The pretty blonde starlet and Massachusetts native has been working steadily in Hollywood since the early 2000s. Some of Elizabeth Banks' best known movies include "W," "The Uninvited," "Wet Hot American Summer," "Seabiscuit," "Definitely, Maybe" and "Invincible."
- Duncan Jones