Penn posted, “Found a bunch of my old scripts from some of my first years trying to be an actor.” Here are some scripts included projects that called for:
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Kal Penn on Why He Changed His Name: “Half of it was curiosity to see if it would make a difference”
In a recent interview with New York Magazine, Harold & Kumar star Kal Penn explained the origin of his stage name and how it’s gotten him more auditions than his given name ever did.
“I think there’s always a risk that goes with taking time off,” Penn said. But “no actor in their right mind moves to either L.A. or New York … because you think you’re going to have job or financial security. That’s just stupid. This amazing opportunity came along, and what are you going to say — ‘No’?”
Starring: John Cho, Kal Penn, Neil Patrick Harris, Paula Garces, Eddie Kaye Thomas, David Krumholtz
Director: Todd Strauss-Schulson