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Jonah Hill: Acting Was An 'Amazing Derailment' On The Path To Directing

Hill always wanted to be a writer and director, but an unexpected compliment in an acting class shifted him toward performing instead. Now he's written and directed his first movie, Mid90s.

Director Jonah Hill (right) speaks with actors Lucas Hedges and Sunny Suljic on the set of Mid90s. Hill says the film was inspired in part by his own experiences as a teenage skateboarder. Tobin Yelland/A2 hide caption

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Jonah Hill: Acting Was An 'Amazing Derailment' On The Path To Directing

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