Philip Seymour Hoffman will at all times be the grasp in Justin Long‘s eyes.
The Dodgeball star marked the ninth anniversary of the Capote actor’s demise with an emotional tribute reflecting on the primary time the pair met.
“Serious about Phil Hoffman at the moment. Cannot imagine it has been 9 years…,” Justin wrote in Feb. 2 Instagram put up alongside of picture with Philip and Sam Rockwell. “Sam Rockwell and I had been taking pictures the film ‘Galaxy Quest’ (my first) in the summertime of ’99. In the future Sam mentioned ‘My good friend Phil is gonna cease by a bit later.’ I attempted to play it cool nevertheless it should’ve been apparent how excited I used to be at even the chance that the ‘Phil’ he was referring to was ‘Seymour Hoffman.”
He continued, “When he drove as much as the place all of us had been, I used to be instantly struck by how boisterous and jokey he was with Sam and our different good friend, Leif-definitely not a ‘Philip’ however a ‘Phil.’ Realizing what an enormous fan I used to be, Sam needed to introduce us and I’m perpetually grateful that he did.”