#Sundance: Hesher's Gordon-Levitt is on a Roll

by Anne Thompson
January 25, 2010 2:00 AM
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt is on a roll.

A year ago he charmed Sundance in (500) Days of Summer, which went on to be a summer hit and earned him a Golden Globe nomination. He displayed his comedy--and dancing--chops on Saturday Night Live. He swung between studio and indie fare, playing a weird villain in G.I. Joe and a man in love in two alternative narratives in indie title Uncertainty. He completed work on Chris Nolan's Inception. And at Sundance, while response to for-sale title Hesher has been mixed, Gordon-Levitt won raves in the title role of a long-haired, tattooed, violent anarchist hedonist who acts like he doesn't care about anything. At this year's fest, the actor is also functioning as a producer. He explains that and why he wanted to star in Hesher in a two-part interview, below:

Here's the Hit Records link:

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More: festivals, Independents, Video, Sundance, Interviews

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1 Comment

  • CaroJi | January 26, 2010 7:57 AMReply

    Any Aamir Khan sightings? - are you going to catch his film Peepli Live?

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