Ralph Macchio: Goomba

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Larusso’s back!

That’s right, Ralph Macchio actually has a new movie coming out that looks pretty good, and he was down at Comic-Con promoting it. He spoke to the San Diego CityBeat about his upcoming role as a “goomba” in the new vampire flick Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Undead.

“When I read it, I thought that I was kind of off for the role as it was written. He was described as goomba-like. I thought they should go to one of the wise-guy, hit-men types. But I met with Jordan, the director, and we started bouncing around ideas. He explained the vision of the film to me, and he was a good listener and open to collaboration. At that point, I thought it would be fun to play this guy and come on board to support the project. And it shot in New York, my hometown.”

Wait, the nicest guy on the planet is playing a goomba Italian tough guy? That Funny-or-Die “Wax On, F*ck Off” video actually worked.