Ethan plays Lee Gibson, the cousin who eats fire, wrestles geese, and worries about his family. It's hard to be funny when you're exhausted and scared, but if someone doesn't laugh, something very bad could happen. The dream of wheeling around the world might die. Lee Gibson went to bed every night knowing Rick was pushing too hard and he worried constantly.
Ethan accepted the role understanding how responsible Lee felt. He also understood how irresponsible Lee could be when faced with the pressure of the road and his own fragility. Ethan discovered, created, and played Lee in the space between those two solitudes.
Watch how he balanced this role in this inspiring true story, Heart of a Dragon.