Chris Kattan Longs to Be Sean Penn
Talk about being politically incorrect. (Okay, you've been warned.) Chris Kattan of "Saturday Night Live" was among the celebrities attending Wednesday night's special screening of the new Sean Penn - Michelle Pfeiffer movie, "I Am Sam." In it, Penn plays a mentally handicapped father engaged in a custody battle over his young daughter. Although his tongue was planted firmly in his cheek after seeing the drama, Kattan, 31, told PEOPLE that he could handle a role such as the one played by Penn. "I love any movie that has a retarded person working in Starbucks," he said. "I would rather be a disabled person in Virgin Records. I haven't seen that one before. I'd be nude, retarded and helping someone find a CD. He would be requesting the Beatles, but I'd keep giving him Enya." As it is, Kattan has a film coming out this summer called "Undercover Brother," in which he plays a character called Mr. Feather who "wants to change all black people into white." No further details on the film. As for others who saw "I Am Sam": Rob Thomas, of Matchbox 20, with his wife, Marisol; magazine editor Tina Brown; actor Adrian Brody; musician Moby; and actress Angie Harmon, who arrived without her husband, Jason Sehorn, because, she said, he was in Los Angeles shooting a commercial.
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