Jennifer Garner Tells Us How Mark Ruffalo Almost Quit 13 Going To 30

Garner reveals secrets from the movie set 17 years later!

We all know what a huge success the Jennifer Garner starrer ’13 Going on 30′ was. The fantasy romantic film had Gary Winick as the director and the duo- Josh Goldsmith and Cathy Yuspa as the writers. The members of the star cast were Jennifer Garner(as Jenna Rink), Mark Ruffalo( as Matt “Matty” Flamhaff), Judy Greer(as Lucy “Tom-Tom” Wyman), and Andy Serkis(Richard Kneeland). In a recent interview with theSkimm, Jennifer Garner now tells us how her co-star, Mark Ruffalo, almost dropped out of the film.

The storyline of the movie 13 Going on 30 was that of a 13-year-old girl Jenna Rink(Garner) who wanted to be popular at school and included in the “Six Chicks”. Her best friend Matt Flamhaff(Ruffalo) who supports her always, gives her the gift, A beautiful pink dollhouse, and magic sprinkle dust that changes her life, and the way she goes about in all her relationships. The most eye-catching part of the movie is when the cast members perform “Thriller” by Michael Jackson.

Garner also talks about a lot of other things, for example, how exciting it was for her when Oprah started to follow her; how her parenting style is, and what are her quarantine hobbies. It’s quite newfangled that she’s very much interested in Rummy Cube. 

Why did Mark Ruffalo almost quit 13 going to 30?

When asked Garner what’s the set secret from 13 going to 30, she replied, “Our first rehearsal, I think it was Mark and Judy [Greer] and me, and Judy and I were both dancers growing up and poor Mark didn’t know that. And he came in and he hated the rehearsal process so much he almost dropped out” 

Jennifer Garner and Mark Ruffalo also came together in yet another movie called “The Adam Project” which made her see a familiar supporting face in the cast. Ironically, the storyline of this movie is that Ryan Reynolds, a 30-year-old man, goes back in time, meets his adolescent self, and together they find their father (Mark Ruffalo), who has information essential to save the world.

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Earlier this month, when ET asked Jennifer Garner about how working with Mark Ruffalo again was, she said, “It was wonderful. We were playing a married couple and we just had this instant comfort and obviously, there’s just such a connection and a warmth”. Looks like they do make a good couple!

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