Michael Cera: A Child Actor Success Story – “To be here based on a decision I made as a 9-year-old is very weird”
Mara Wilson is happy to prove that not all child stars end up like Amanda Bynes or Lindsay Lohan. Wilson, who starred in Mrs. Doubtfire and Matilda back in the 90s, is actually a successful writer and playwright. But she understands why most child stars have problems.
With his role as a zombie in love in Warm Bodies, Nicholas Hoult might finally be able to prove he’s not just another child actor hoping to be taken seriously as an adult.
In the last several years Bank of America, one of the largest banks in the United States, has come under fire for a number of its business practices. The latest complaint aimed at Bank of America involves child actors, with the banking giant facing a class action lawsuit for charging child actors’ trust accounts with monthly service fees.
“If I can make a career for myself after Potter, and it goes well, and is varied and with longevity, then that puts to bed the ‘child actors’ argument… If I can do it, in the biggest film franchise of all time, no other child actor who comes after will ever have to answer those same bloody questions.”