Devon Sawa Reveals the Surprising Reason He Was Cast in Eminem’s Iconic ‘Stan’ Video

Sawa took to Twitter on Wednesday to answer a fan’s questions about the video — including the surprising reason he was cast as Stan inside first place.

“Dre loved FD,” Sawa answered, hinting at longtime Eminem producer in addition to collaborator Dr. Dre’s apparent affinity for the Final Destination franchise. The actor starred inside first film inside horror series the same year the Marshall Mathers LP was released. 

According to Sawa, he had little trouble harnessing the troubled character, admitting, “I was already a little dark in my early 20s.” However, despite the disturbing material, the atmosphere on the “Stan” set was “a huge party,” according to the today-39-year-old actor, who most recently starred on the ABC drama series Somewhere Between.

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