Run­ning Wild With Ben Stiller

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Thurs­day, sbs, 8.35pm

Just why Hol­ly­wood com­edy roy­alty Ben Stiller (pic­tured) would want to join Bri­tish ad­ven­turer Bear Grylls to hang off the side of high-fly­ing heli­copters, scale cliff faces and wade through freez­ing wa­ter is a mys­tery. Per­haps the Zoolan­der and The Se­cret Life Of Wal­ter Mitty star be­lieved he might be able to tap into his in­ner ac­tion much-needed man? Along with the help and guid­ance of Grylls, he em­barks on 48-hour ad­ven­ture on the rugged moun­tains of the Isle of Skye in North­ern Scot­land. Grylls of­ten men­tions Stiller’s movies, so he must be a fan, but it’s doubt­ful Stiller is a con­vert:

“Bear Grylls’ idea of fun is more equal to most peo­ple’s idea of pain and fear”, he says.

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