I don’t LARP (Live Action Role-Play), but after seeing Role Models and thinking it might be fun to plot against a king (and, okay, wield a foam sword), I could be talked into a day of LAIRE (Live Action Interactive Roleplaying Explorers) on several conditions:
1) Like the countrymen of KISS-My-Anthia, my costume could be non-traditional/badass.
2) Someone would volunteer to sew my non-traditional/badass costume. (And also to forge my sword
and bedazzle its handle like one of Mariah’s mikes.)
3) I wouldn’t have to run.
What about you? What would it take to get you in the live action role-playing game? And while we’re talking about Role Models, vote for the actor who made you laugh the hardest in our poll below. Going into the movie, I was sure it’d be Bobb’e J. Thompson, a.k.a. foul-mouthed Ronnie. But there’s a reason Seann William Scott landed in the center of The Bullseye in EW‘s latest issue. (And it’s not because we watched him admit that he likes David Archuleta’s “Crush” on VH1’s Top 20 Video Countdown over the weekend — though we do love that. It’s because of the way he delivered that line asking if the “get out of jail free card” was based on something real.) Paul Rudd is a contender, thanks to his campfire story. Jane Lynch is a scene-stealer as Sturdy Wings’ director and an ex-cocaine addict. And seriously, Christopher Mintz-Plasse (pictured, as LAIRE-loving Augie) really does look like a young Marvin Hamlisch.