31 October 2012 9:48 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Emmy-winning TV director Rich Moore (the man behind classic "Simpsons" episodes including "Marge vs. the Monorail" and "Cape Feare") tackles his first big-screen movie this Friday in Disney's "Wreck-It Ralph." For his feature debut, not only did Moore have to convince lead actor John C. Reilly to overcome his aversion to animation, he decided to make a real arcade game version of the fictional "Fix-It Felix Jr" game in the film. Moore spoke to Moviefone about why Reilly was the only one who could play Ralph, why he wasn't afraid to work with "blue" comedian Sarah Silverman (and what scene made her cry) and his hopes for a sequel. At what point did you know you wanted John C. Reilly for this? Very early. As soon as we kind of figured out who the character of Ralph was and we realized the movie was going to be about the "bad guy. »

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