Emile Hirsch on 'Into the Wild'

NOW Magazine | September 28, 2007
Filmed on more than 30 locations from Mexico to Alaska, Into The Wild casts Hirsch as doomed Kerouac- and Thoreau-wannabe Chris McCandless, a role that required the actor to kayak rapids, rock climb, stare down grizzly bears and, ultimately, to lose 40 pounds for the sake of emaciated verisimilitude.

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