By Ruth Kinane
June 15, 2017 at 04:23 PM EDT
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Before The Book of Henry hits theaters Friday, its young stars stopped by EW: The Show to spill some set secrets.

When asked if the rumors are true about costar Sarah Silverman’s affinity for cursing, Jacob Tremblay (Room) responds with a telling, “talk about it.”

While the actress and comedian didn’t go so far as to teach the young actors any of her favorite four-letter words, she “would swear a lot but most of the swear words were really funny, used in a funny way,” says Tremblay. Jaeden Lieberher (St. Vincent), who plays the titular Henry, agrees they were “pretty creative curse words.”

But Tremblay took full advantage of the situation, setting up a swear jar on set. “I made like 20 bucks,” enthuses Tremblay. “But I felt bad and gave all the money back.”

But making a quick buck wasn’t Tremblay’s priority on set; winning a role in the upcoming Colin Trevorrow-directed Star Wars Episode IX was. “Every day on set I came up to him and said, ‘I could be a baby Wookiee and I could be an Ewok. I could be a droid, I could be anything!” shares the young star. “[Trevorrow] said, ‘Okay, buddy, I’ll try my best.'” Cue one of Tremblay’s cutest looks in response.

“It came up every day because of him,” adds Lieberher — who was far more chill about the whole thing. “Somehow we talked about Star Wars more than The Book Of Henry during filming of The Book Of Henry!”


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