Patrick Dempsey takes on role of producer in new film

By Alicia Rancilio

Associated Press

Published: Saturday, Jan. 29 2011 9:31 a.m. MST

Actor Patrick Dempsey, a cast member in "Flypaper," is interviewed at its premiere during the 2011 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, on Friday, Jan. 28, 2011.

Danny Moloshok, Associated Press

PARK CITY, Utah — Actor Patrick Dempsey wanted to do something "completely different" with his new film "Flypaper," so he signed on as one of its producers.

While promoting the movie at the Sundance Film Festival this week, The "Grey's Anatomy" actor described the experience as sometimes "painful," where there were days he "didn't want to show up." In the end he believes pushing himself outside his comfort zone was a good thing.

"Flypaper," a comedy about a bank robbery, also stars Ashley Judd and Tim Blake Nelson. Dempsey believes the outcome of the experience was "very good" and would "probably" produce another film in the future.

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