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'People Like Us' premiere: Chris Pine tones down the action
'People Like Us' premiere: Chris Pine tones down the action

Though "People Like Us" star Chris Pine got his start in intimate theater productions, the actor broke out in Hollywood when he starred in 2009's action-laden, big-budget reboot of "Star Trek." These days, Pine is still learning how to balance his dramatic roots with flashier fare on the big screen: After wrapping production recently on J.J. Abrams' "Star Trek" sequel, he's out promoting his upcoming family drama. Working on a movie without action sequences and green screens was refreshing, Pine said, but also presented an acting challenge. "In a big film, you have explosions and scenes that take months to shoot that are...

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