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    Nicholas Braun Opened Up About His Role On "Sky High," And I Need A Sequel Stat

    Marvel this, Marvel that, have you MARVEL-ed at the triumph that is Nicholas Braun in Sky High?

    Sky High (2005) is the best movie ever made, and no, I will not be taking questions at this time.

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    The Disney movie — which follows a group of superhero kids — stars Kurt Russell, Kelly Preston, Michael Angarano, Danielle Panabaker, and more.

    Another actor who makes an appearance in the movie is the one and only, wholesome Nicholas Braun.

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    That's right. Cousin Greg from Succession is the radioactive superhero Zach Attack in Sky High.

    Should we talk about Cousin Greg in SKY HIGH or nah?

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    here's a post for twelve people. cousin greg from succession was the tall eminem kid in sky high.

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    I am the twelve people in question.

    No, it's true, and it should be said.

    some of you forgot about nicholas braun playing zach attack in sky high and it really shows

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    I'm right there with you.

    nicholas braun is my celebrity crush i regret nothing. nicholas braun as zach attack in sky high can we kiss so sweetly

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    In the movie, Nicholas plays Zach, who is largely dismissed as a side-kick because his powers can’t be seen while it’s light out. But, he gets the last laugh by virtue of being pure and lovable, and ends up being one-half of the power couple that is Zach Attack + Magenta (played by Kelly Vitz).

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    Well in a recent interview with BuzzFeed, Nicholas opened up about being cast in the Disney classic, saying, "I screamed and yelled — I was with two friends in Pennsylvania when I got the call, and I felt the most excitement."

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    "I still feel that way, though, when I get a part," he added.

    Nicholas acknowledged his memory is a bit fuzzy since, ya know, the movie came out 17 (!!!!) years ago, but remembers his favorite on-set experience was "walking into the soundstage one day and seeing the Sky High bus on this huge hydraulics system, which we used to film the scenes of us flying through the sky to get to school."

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    For sure, yeah, I think a pseudo-flying bus would stick with me too.

    And though he thinks he’s most similar to Greg from Succession, he admitted that "there’s a lot of me in all of my characters." "I think as a teenager, I was most like Zach, definitely, and maybe Derrek [who he plays in Zola] is Zach in the future," he adds laughing.

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    I mean, it makes sense given that both characters are sheepish!

    So...when are we getting a sequel to Sky High, Nicholas?

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    You can read more about Nicholas Braun, his character in Zola, and his childhood celebrity crush in the full interview here.

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