TODAY | December 18, 2013
>> justin, this movie is so cool and realistic looking and as i understand it you are a huge dinosaur's fan. was this a dream come true?
>> huge. i was a lot smarter too when i was seven and eight. i knew all the scientific names . i knew where they were from.
>> who is the baddest dinosaur ever? the t-rex?
>> i think the raptor because they're the ones you should look out for. they were little but they were real mean.
>> and your character i understand was a little bit of an underdog dinosaur.
>> relate a little bit?
>> i did. i was really tiny -- i was 4'9" going into high school and 89 pounds so i was a really small fellow. so i was the runt.
>> it worked out for you.
>> it's working out.
>> willie was 4'9", 80 pounds in second grade.
>> i was.
>> did the producers of this movie know you were obsessed with dinosaurs? like get me long? he is a dinosaur guy.
>> no it was the people that did alvin and the chuipmunks. so it was related to that.
>> what research did you do.
>> for example i played this dinosaur and their parents used to chew up the plants and put it back in their kids mouths. i found myself asking my friend ifs they would do that.
>> how did that go over? lots of friends in the process.
>> i don't have any.
>> walking with dinosaurs opens friday nationwide.
>> have a great holiday.