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Seann William Scott: Sweet Dude

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Twenty-five-year-old Seann William Scott's career has progressed quite nicely in Hollywood. He starred in the ensemble comedies American Pie and Road Trip, two of the biggest teen films of the last few years. In his latest flick, Dude, Where's My Car? he's half of a duo that, well, the title pretty much says it all.

It's about two best friends who partied too much the night before. They wake up and can't remember where they parked the car.

"It's our girlfriends' anniversary so we think the gifts are in the car. We're retracing our steps and getting introduced to all these characters," explained Scott. Although the plot suggests that the two guys had been high or drunk the night before, they're never shown getting high.

"It was just a buddy comedy and I think they can use that to fuel the adventure," said Scott.

What the script does have is lots of "dude-speak."

The movie that put this Minnesota native on the Hollywood map was American Pie.

"When it came out, I thought, okay, I want to do a drama," recalled Scott. "Then I realized it's a great thing to hear kids laugh at something you said."

After American Pie Scott took a ride in Road Trip. Now he's one of just two leading dudes. Will the romantic lead come next?

"The thing with Dude, Where's My Car? was it was really a challenge. But I would love to play the nice guy that gets the girl. It would be really fun, I think. I think I've learned a lot," said Scott.

"Scott has quickly gained a reputation as one of the nicest young actors in Hollywood. I can vouch for that right now," said CBS News Entertainment Contributor Laurie Hibberd.
"As the youngest of seven kids in a very close family, he says he learned right and wrong very early."

His next movie is Evolution, a comedy about the chaos that ensues when a meteor carrying aliens hits the Earth. Scott and his co-stars David Duchovny, Julianne Moore and Orlando Jones are the only people protecting the Earth from world domination. The movie, directed by Ivan Reitman, is currently filming in L.A. and will be released in July.