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Getting White Trash Right: A Playboy Conversation With Logan Lucky's Jack Quaid

Getting White Trash Right: A Playboy Conversation With Logan Lucky’s Jack Quaid

Jack Quaid’s cinematic debut was a hated role in a major movie. The son of Hollywood’s ultimate 1990s power couple Meg Ryan and Dennis Quaid, Seabiscuit director Gary Ross casted the young Quaid as Marvel in the first Hunger Games film in April 2011, at the age of 19. As one of the film’s repugnant antagonists, Marvel mercilessly kills the film’s most beloved character, Rue. Because of the fanfare surrounding the film’s source material, written by Suzanne Collins, Quaid said that upon his casting, filmmakers warned him that fans may spit on him in the streets. As far as we know, no saliva has been hurled in his direction—at least not as an emotional response to that film. Instead, in the years following his big-screen debut, Quaid has appeared alongside industry veterans in a steady flow of wide-ranging and credible films and TV such as Just Before I Go (directed by Courteney Cox), HBO’s Vinyl (co-created by Martin Scorsese), SXSW darling Tragedy Girls and Comedy Central’s…

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