Joel Courtney’s "Super" Secret Shocked All His Friends

Joel Courtney stars in the box office hit Super 8. As many know, his role in the film was Courtney’s first job. It’s not too shabby getting to work on your first acting job with JJ Abrams and Steven Spielberg, two of the best people in the movie business. When Courtney landed the gig, it entailed him having to leave his home in Idaho. Due to the secrecy of the film Courtney wasn’t able to tell his friends about the film. When he told his friends he was going to make a film with Abrams and Spielberg, some of his friends didn’t believe him. However, when the Super 8 trailer ran during the last Super Bowl, it finally hit them that their friend was in the film.

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