20 November 2012 11:41 AM, PST | backstage.com | See recent Backstage news »

When my mom was an undergrad at Oregon, John Landis came to campus to shoot "Animal House." Understandably, the students thought it was pretty groovy that John Belushi, who was one of the biggest comedy stars in the world thanks to his work on "Saturday Night Live," was hanging out in Eugene, Ore. The producers hung flyers around campus asking for extras for the now-famous food-fight scene, but my mom had a final that day, so she couldn't participate. It's a shame, since I don't think I'm alone in considering "Aminal House" to be the best college movie of all time. So if a film production comes to your school, and you have a chance to be in it, don't let some silly formality like a final stop you. One promising upcoming comedy that will be shooting at somebody's university is “Brother from Another Mother.” It centers on a pair of step-brothers, »

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