STARSHIP TROOPERS’ Casper Van Dien: The CFQ Interview, Ep. 102

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Casper Van Dien gets bug-bombed in STARSHIP TROOPERS

Check his IMDB listing, you’ll discover Casper Van Dien has a full, rich career, including key roles in SLEEPY HOLLOW and MONK. But if you’re a genre film fan of a certain demeanor, you see his name and you tag him as does a subtitle in the recent comedy NOOBZ: “That Guy from STARSHIP TROOPERS.” Van Dien has moved on, recently branching out into comedy with his appearance in the video-game-themed NOOBZ, and with a sharp take-down of ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER over at Funny or Die. For our conversation on CFQi, though, he was more than happy to revisit his career as Johnny Rico, talking about the legacy the character has created and confirming one ongoing legend about the notorious, coed shower scene. Click on the player to hear the show.

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Dan Persons

DAN PERSONS is a New York-based writer who first got bit by the Cinefantastique bug when he encountered the 1979 double issue devoted to the sci-fi classic FORBIDDEN PLANET. He contributed for many years to the magazine, first as a correspondent, then as an editor.

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