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Sydney Sweeney Reveals The Simpsons Recreation That She Liked Rising Up (and Who She Performed as)




Not way back, Madame Net and Anybody however You star Sydney Sweeney revealed in an IGN interview that, like many people, she grew up taking part in a Simpsons online Game – however she did not reveal which one it was.

Fortunately, for the sake of journalism, we have adopted up and came upon that the Simpsons recreation in query was, in reality, The Simpsons: Street Rage.

It began just a few weeks in the past, when Sweeney talked about at a press junket for Madame Net that she grew up with a brother who performs video video Games on a regular basis. When requested what her favourite recreation was, she stated, “we’d play The Simpsons recreation,” whereas miming a steering wheel. She additionally talked about taking part in Tremendous Mario Bros. video Games on her Nintendo DS when her co-star Isabela Merced introduced it up.

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Followers had been fast to invest on simply what the Simpsons recreation could possibly be. As Gamespot famous, on condition that Sweeney’s 26 years outdated, pure timing would place 2001’s Street Rage and its religious sequel Hit & Run as the apparent candidates. Different websites merely assumed Sweeney meant Hit & Run (and, to be honest, so did I).

Fortunately, we caught up with Sweeney to talk about her upcoming horror movie IMMAculate and acquired the prospect to set the file straight.

“I wish to say it was the racing recreation,” she stated. With the assistance of my colleague Jeffrey Vega, she finally remembered that it was Street Rage.

“Street Rage! As a result of it was outdated, it was on the Xbox,” she stated. And what character did she play as?

“I at all times preferred Homer,” she stated.

Effectively, there you may have it.

Sweeney’s one in every of many followers with fond reminiscences of The Simpsons’ car-based recreation variations, though it would not appear to be we’ll be getting a sequel to 2003’s Hit & Run anytime quickly. Final yr, Hit & Run’s builders revealed in an interview on the MinnMax YouTube channel {that a} follow-up was within the works, however by no means got here to fruition for no matter motive.

“It was only a actually weird resolution,” government producer John Melchior stated of the sequel being tabled. “I will by no means perceive it. Most individuals on the manufacturing degree by no means understood it.”

Sweeney will subsequent be seen in IMMAculate, a horror movie that she stars in and produced. It debuted on the SXSW Movie ComPetition final week, and can hit theaters on March 22.

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Alex Stedman is a Senior Information Editor with IGN, overseeing leisure reporting. When she’s not writing or modifying, yow will discover her studying fantasy novels or taking part in Dungeons & Dragons.