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You’re Invited To A Special Premiere Of Chris Colfer’s Debut Film, “Struck By Lightning”

Glee‘s own Kurt Hummel, one Mr. Christopher Colfer, wrote and starred in his first movie, Struck by Lightning — but before the film’s official release on January 11, theaters across the country will hold a one night only special interactive Q&A screening on January 6.

During a live and interactive webcast Q&A, which coincides with the LA premiere, Colfer will answer questions submitted via social media at the conclusion of the film.

Directed by Saved!‘s Brian Dannelly, Struck By Lightning centers around a high school senior (Colfer) eager to get out of his small town only to be suddenly killed by a bolt of lightning in his school parking lot.

He recounts the last few weeks of his life through flashbacks, including a blackmail scheme targeting the popular kids in school that he concocts with his best friend (Rebel Wilson), a home life that includes a mother (Allison Janney) who’s more interested in the bottle than her son’s future and an estranged father (Dermot Mulroney) who suddenly appears with a pregnant fiancée (Christina Hendricks).

You can also catch the film, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival to a standing ovation, on demand through iTunes, Amazon and VUDU.

By:           Les Fabian Brathwaite
On:           Dec 21, 2012
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  • 5 Comments
    • redcarpet
      redcarpet

      Not that it matters, but is there a gay angle to the movie, other than Colfer being openly gay IRL and Rebel Wilson being in it?

      Dec 21, 2012 at 12:16 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • everything_i_said
      everything_i_said

      @redcarpet: There are two gay characters in the movie, if that answers your question.

      Dec 21, 2012 at 3:53 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cam
      Cam

      Cool that he got Rebel Wilson, not sure she looks like she is still in high school, but hell she’s so funny who gives a shit.

      Still he’s an openly gay actor who came out at the beginning of his career so I will definitly buy some tickets for this.

      Dec 21, 2012 at 4:34 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • balehead
      balehead

      Stop the online bullying!

      Dec 21, 2012 at 8:42 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Michael
      Michael

      @redcarpet: Chris Colfer’s character is not clearly gay or straight but one of the people he blackmails is a gay high school jock not ready to come out of the closet.

      Dec 23, 2012 at 8:58 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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