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09/18/2014 05:58 pm ET

James Earl Jones Told Ryan Reynolds, 'I Am Your Father, Motherf**ker'

James Earl Jones clearly knows how to get other actors into gear.

Jones starred alongside Ryan Reynolds in the 2001 film "Finder's Fee," which was directed by "Survivor" host Jeff Probst. When Probst stopped by HuffPost Live on Wednesday, he shared an incredible story about the way Jones broke the ice on set.

Apparently Reynolds and a group of younger actors were intimidated when Jones arrived -- and let's be honest, who wouldn't be? The problem was that in the film, the dynamic was supposed to be the opposite; Jones' character was scripted to be intimidated by Reynolds'.

Jones sensed the tension, so he shook things up in the best possible way: by staring Reynolds in the eyes, mustering up his best Darth Vader and saying, 'Luke, I am your father, motherfucker."

Watch Probst tell the whole story in the video above, and click here for the full HuffPost Live conversation.

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