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Even though the theatrical cut runs well over two hours, it seems that, as usual, a lot of material has been left on the cutting room floor from Judd Apatow's "This Is 40." And with the story (partially) centering on the floundering business of Paul Rudd's character's record label, it would appear that at one time there was a lot more focus on the artists he was representing or looking to sign. In case you're playing catch up, "This Is 40" takes Pete and Debbie from "Knocked Up" and spins them off into their own film that follows their trials and tribulations as they approach the big four-oh. Among them, Pete heads into financial ruin as he tries to relaunch '70s rocker Graham Parker. In a previous deleted scene, we saw Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day pitch a side project, and now we get to see Mark Everett »

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