March 18, 2010

Wimpy Week: Team Rowley!

WimpyKid_ColorTitle_130Wimpy Week: Team Rowley!

In our other video previews of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid movie, the focus was on Greg Heffley, the main character and proverbial "wimpy kid." But I thought I would focus today's blog post on MY favorite character, Rowley. Sweet, lovable, happy-go-lucky Rowley is a totally loyal friend to Greg while Greg is just obsessed with popularity, and um. . . not so likable all the time. Can you imagine a better friend than Rowley? And the actor who plays him — Robert Capron — is absolutely perfect! Check out this video clip of the Mother & Son Dance where Rowley and his mom do this dance routine that can only be described as Jaw-Droppingly Awesome! And PS, this was one of Robert's favorite scenes to shoot because he got to dance with his real mom!

Yes, that is his REAL mom! Did your jaw drop while watching this? I know mine did. Now don't get me wrong, I think Zach Gordon is awesome too. After meeting him at the live chat on Tuesday, I can tell you for sure that he is totally sweet and nothing like his wimpy (sometimes even jerky) character, Greg. And he even told me that he and Robert are really good friends now since they met making this movie.

Are you psyched to see Diary of a Wimpy Kid?

image from kids.scholastic.comSonja, STACKS Staffer

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  1. mons

    The movie diary of a wimpy kid was ok.What was the big idea about the cheese thats why i did not like it THE END.

  2. r

    the movie diary of a wimpi kid was stuped becouse of the mother and sond dance and becouse i don’t like it and someparts ther ok someparts are stuped

  3. mimi

    i really want 2 c the new movie thats coming out. i think it is going 2 b super super funny like the book .lol.the book is super alsome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!.

  4. shelby

    lol!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!THAT WAS SO FUNNY !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  5. pcom98

    that was so funny i loved when rowley spanked his butt.i cant wait to see the movie !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  6. change108

    my jaw did drop if that was my mom i wold be embarssed!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  7. Xneops

    WOW that’s AWESOME I can’t wait to see the diary of a wimpy kid I’ve read all the books but the only one I have not read was the do it your self one. I still can’t belive they made a movie out of the books!