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.

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  • 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?

  • everything_i_said

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

  • 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.

  • balehead

    Stop the online bullying!

  • 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.

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