Hanks Is Rock Star Wannabe
Mar. 22, 2002
LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Colin Hanks is a rock star wannabe.
``I play bass guitar,'' the 24-year-old actor told reporters, ``and I played in bands in high school and in college. ... `Almost Famous' is one of my all-time favorite movies.''
But Hanks has no plans for a dual career, like his ``Orange County'' co-star Jack Black, who has his own band, Tenacious D.
``I'm fascinated by that world,'' he said. ``(But) some things are better as dreams. I live vicariously through Jack. That's what I'm doing. I'd much rather just be fascinated by it than try and make an attempt at it.''
Hanks said he sang Tenacious D songs on the set of ``Orange County,'' and that Black invited him to go on the road with the band.
The actor said Black told him, ```You can just hang out. ... You can see how boring it is.'''
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