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Carter Jenkins – Unfathomable

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Q.  What are the current projects that you are working on?

A.  I am about to start filming this new show I’m on called “Fathom,” which will be on NBC this fall on Monday nights at 8 o’clock.  I have this movie coming out called Bad News Bears and it comes out in theaters July 22nd and also I have a Disney movie that will be on TV called “Life Is Ruff” coming out July 15th at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. on the Disney Channel. 

Q.  What can you tell us about the premise for the new show “Fathom” and your character Miles?

A.  Well, Fathom is a one hour drama about a mysterious sea creature that people all over the world are beginning to spot in the ocean.  My character Miles, he lives in San Diego with his family and he encounters the creature one night while swimming in the ocean.  He’s wakeboarding with some friends and I also find one of the creatures eggs and decide to take it home with me.  I’m in one a crazy time when the egg actually hatches.  So, there is going to be a lot of twists and turns in the story that’s going to happen.

Q.  What made you want to be a part of this show?

A.  I always wanted to be a part of something that will keep the audience guessing and I’m really excited about this.  I always wanted to be a part of something that just keeps the audience guessing.

Q.  In the movie Bad News Bears you worked with Billy Bob Thornton and Greg Kinnear, what was it like getting to work with these outstanding actors?

A.  I was so honored to work with these guys, I have so much respect for them and I learned a lot.  I enjoyed every minute, Billy Bob is a great guy and Greg Kinnear is such a great actor and such a cool guy, really I had a blast.

Q.  Are you a fan of the original Bad News Bears film?

A.  I love the original Bad News Bears film, I saw it a long time ago and once I found out about the movie I was stoked.

Q.  Does the remake follow the original?

A.  Yeah, it does it follows it pretty closely.  There are some changes in there a little bit, character changes but my character’s pretty much the same from the original, but a little bit different. 

Q.  Why should viewers take the time to check out this film?

A.  Because the classic was such a great movie and this movie is going to be hilarious.

Q.  Is there a summer movie that you’re really looking forward to checking out?

A.  War of the Worlds, it looks so good and I’ve heard great things about it, Tom Cruise and Stephen Spielberg, I don’t think anything can go wrong with those two. 

Q.  What would you like to say to fans and supporters of your career?

A.   I just would like to say thank you, thank you for being there and without fans being there what are actors?  Thank you so much and watch the show!

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