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Meet Teen Read Week Spokesperson Josh Hutcherson

Actor Josh Hutcherson has been chosen as the official spokesperson for Teen Read Week 2008.  15-year old Josh has appeared in many movies, including Journey to the Center of the Earth and Bridge to Terabithia.  He recently finished filming Cirque du Freak, based on the series by Darren Shan.  Here’s a brief excerpt from a recent interview:How has reading helped you become a movie star?

Well, I have to read a lot of scripts first of all. Also, reading helps you learn about the type of character that you are going to play. For example, if you are going to play a role of someone who lived in the 18th century, you have to read about life back then in order to understand your character.

Visit the ALA website to read more about Josh and Teen Read Week!

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12 Responses to Meet Teen Read Week Spokesperson Josh Hutcherson

  1. Jess October 4, 2008 at 6:26 am #

    Josh Hutcherson is the hottest guy ever, he looks so hot on journey to teh centre of the earth. Im 13 and lovee himm.

  2. Emily October 28, 2008 at 1:58 pm #

    josh hutcherson is a jerk hes stuck up and rude he thinks he the guy of every girls dreams hes not i dont care what other girls say about me but not every girl is a josh hutcherson fan im not for sure and i know plenty of girls who arent either fact some girls cant stand him hes not the most amazing guy ever i know christian male celebritys and they atract good attention unlike girls who like josh and say “omg hes so hot” and the christian guys get comments like”your a great insperation keep up the good work” there not over ther heads in trying to get attention they are truly living a good life and not being jerks p.s. they have time for there fans too sure celebs get busy but the good guys always find time for there fans and go ubove and beyond

    • tasha April 10, 2012 at 7:39 am #

      do you live by him because on facebook i saw a report with a girl who lives by him in union ky (i live in ky too) and she said pretty much the exact same thing too and i dont really know what i should believe

  3. katie December 14, 2008 at 6:53 pm #

    Its true he is. But it happens to alot of people especially child stars. There fine untell they get to big and girls start taking an interest in them.

  4. Jhutch fan January 2, 2009 at 10:16 am #

    Ok he is not vain and stuck up. He is very hot and deserves to be respected. He is a Christian as far as I know and very intelligent and humble. I luv u josh!

  5. Florence January 24, 2009 at 3:52 pm #

    I love you josh !!!

  6. Firass March 19, 2009 at 5:43 am #

    I love you josh.oh ya you look like the guy in my dreams but in my dream you have 2 huge wings.
    i like your part in the movie bridge to terabithia.

  7. ~Jilliyann~ March 21, 2009 at 11:43 pm #

    hi josh i just wanted to say tht i love ur movies
    (especially journey to the center of the earth)
    so i just wanted tew say tht i think u are awesome lol. even tho i have never met u seem lik a really cool guy and btw dont listen tew some of those girls up there im sure ur a really nice person. i would love tew meet u some day
    but i dought tht will happen, or maybe it will im not really sure lol :] so if u read this write back :]

  8. erin June 16, 2009 at 5:01 pm #

    All the charicters playing in the cirque du freak mvie are all wrong. Especily laritin crepsly, he is suposte to be sinny and oldish and have a crop of orange hair on his head. I hate it!

  9. tess(: October 20, 2009 at 3:39 pm #

    you guys dont know josh so stop saying hes stuck upp! hes awesome! and so what if we think hes hott?? he is!

  10. Gigi April 23, 2012 at 10:30 am #

    If Josh Hutcherson is a jerk, does it really matter? He’s an actor and he does a good job at what he does. He does what he’s paid to do. And if he can put on a good front for he cameras continuously for the cameras when he’s really not nice, then doesn’t that make him a better actor? I don’t like stuck-up people at all but they have feelings too. And I assure you he is not the only jerk out there…………. just saying.

  11. Kayla November 5, 2012 at 8:58 pm #

    I personally love Josh. I don’t really know how you guys know personally that he’s a jerk. He seems like a really nice guy. I’m SURE that’s I’ve come off as rude to someone. And maybe it someone spreading rumors. You never know.

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