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November 27th, 2011 11:00am EST

Seth RogenComedy actor Seth Rogen worried about filming serious scenes in cancer movie 50/50 in case his dramatic performance came across as "false."

Rogen plays the best friend of a sick man, portrayed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and several parts of the movie take on a sombre tone.

But the Knocked Up star feared his past roles would make cinema goers doubt his sincerity.

He tells Sky News, "The serious scenes scared me a lot more than the comedy scenes. There are some scenes that are not played for laughs... and I was much more worried about that than the comedic scenes.

"Those had a lot more potential to feel false than the funny ones."

 

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