Owen Wilson Reminisces on 1998 Film 'Armageddon,' Jokes About His Characters Being Killed

9 AUGUST, 2022

By Monu Jha

Owen Wilson is reflecting on the milestone that beloved classic represented in his career.

My characters name was Oscar Choi, and it was a great character!" Wilson recalled, adding that getting to play the geologist-turned-astronaut amounted.

Early in my career can sort of charted by how long I lived, and so that movie, I think I made it to the 2nd act," Wilson said with a laugh.

Wilson is also gearing up for the long-awaited reimaging of Disney's Haunted Mansion -- in which Wilson stars alongside Rosario Dawson.

I haven't seen it yet but I know that the cast that they put together... just seemed great," Owen marveled, adding that it also felt like filming in Atlanta.

As for Secret Headquarters, Wilson plays a technologically-powered super hero who's secret identity is discovered by his teenage son and his friends.

Speaking with ET, Wilson sold the whole premise as "sort of a Spy Kids [meets] Goonies type thing.

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