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Joseph Gordon Levitt Movies and Bio

Joseph Gordon-Levitt most recently starred in the Henry Joost/Ariel Schulman sci-fi film Project Power sci-fi film, opposite Jamie Foxx, and in the independent thriller 7500, written and directed by Patrick Vollrath.

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Gordon-Levitt’s additional film credits include the following: Oliver Stones Snowden; The Walk, directed by Robert Zemeckis in which he portrayed Philippe Petit; The Night Before, directed by Jonathan Levine; Don Jon, which he wrote (Independent Spirit Award-nominee for Best First Screenplay) and was his feature film directorial debut; the English-language version of Hayao Miyazaki’s Academy Award-nominated animated feature The Wind Rises; Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller’s Sin City: A Dame to Kill For; Steven Spielbergs Oscar-nominated Lincoln; Rian Johnsons Looper; The Dark Knight Rises, Christopher Nolan’s third and final installment in the Batman series; Premium Rush, directed by David Koepp; 50/50, for which he received a Golden Globe nomination; Christopher Nolan’s Academy Award-nominated action-drama Inception; Hesher, directed by Spencer Susser (Sundance Film Festival 2010); Marc Webb’s (500) Days of Summer, for which he received Golden Globe, Independent Spirit Award and People’s Choice Award nominations; G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra for director Stephen Sommers; Spike Lee’s World War II drama Miracle at St. Anna; Kimberly Peirce’s Stop-Loss; and the crime drama The Lookout, which marked Scott Frank’s directorial debut. In addition, Gordon-Levitt has received widespread praise for his performances in such independent features as John Madden’s Killshot; Lee Daniels Shadowboxer; Rian Johnson’s award-winning debut film Brick; Mysterious Skin for writer/director Gregg Araki; and Manic with Don Cheadle. He also adapted the Elmore Leonard short story Sparks into a 24-minute short film that he directed (Sundance Film Festival 2009).

He is set to write, direct, executive produce and star in Mr. Corman, a half-hour comedy-drama series at Apple, described as a deep cut into the days and nights of a public school teacher in the San Fernando Valley.

HITRECORD is a creative collaboration platform for art and media projects of all kinds. Under the direction of co-founders Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Jared Geller, HITRECORD provides an opportunity for anyone to participate in the creative process regardless of location, background, experience and qualifications and gives everyone the outlet and opportunity to do what they find moving — whether it be writing, singing, playing, or making. The company’s more than a million users are able to collaborate together to create and complete each other’s works, producing a more enriching end product than any one person’s vision. HITRECORD has published books, released records, gone on tour, screened short films at Sundance and the Toronto International Film Festival, launched international campaigns with global brands, and produced two seasons of their Emmy-winning television show, HITRECORD on TV. Their recent YouTube Originals docu-series, Create Together, which was conceived of, produced and released during quarantine, was selected for the Outstanding Innovation in Interactive. Programming Emmy Award. The HITRECORD app was recently featured by Apple as the “App of the Day.” To join and learn more, visit hitrecord.org.

In 2016, the ACLU honored Gordon-Levitt with their annual Bill of Rights Award for furthering diversity efforts, promoting free speech, empowering women, and otherwise supporting civil rights and liberties for all Americans.


Joseph Gordon-Levitt: Latest Acting News & Tips

Joseph Gordon-Levitt on His ‘Looper’ Bruce Willis Makeup and Directing His First Film

Premium Rush aside, Joseph Gordon-Levitt appears in two of the best-rated action films of 2012, The Dark Knight Rises and Looper, and also stars in the likely Oscar-contending drama Lincoln due out in November. In an interview with New York magazine, Gordon-Levitt talks about the makeup he had to wear to portray a younger version of Bruce Willis in Looper and what inspired him to direct his first film, which is due out next year.

Emily Blunt talks ‘Looper’ and Choosing Her Parts: “It’s very deliberate though I wouldn’t say that I strategize any role I do”

Emily Blunt is one of the many actresses working today that aren’t satisfied by repeatedly starring as giggly girls in lighthearted comedies. Following in the footsteps of her Devil Wears Prada co-star Meryl Streep, Blunt has taken on a variety of roles in many different genres, including a major role in Looper, a sci-fi movie starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt on Being Bruce Willis in ‘Looper’

In order to play a younger version of Bruce Willis’ character in Looper, Joseph Gordon-Levitt underwent three hours of makeup each day before filming. While I personally don’t think the changes are that drastic (I mean, it isn’t like he has to look like the Elephant Man to play Bruce Willis), Gordon-Levitt talked about transforming into Willis and what audiences might discover when watching Looper.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Talks About his Stunt Doubles on ‘Premium Rush’ and Getting Injured During the Shoot

While I like Joseph Gordon-Levitt and really like Michael Shannon and films set in New York City, I’m not sure how much I’m going to get into Premium Rush, a movie featuring Gordon-Levitt as a bike courier in New York. But I’m sure the film will be filled with a lot of great action sequences that we haven’t seen before since there aren’t many action bike movies, although I’d love to see a flying bike tackle take-down like on USA’s old Pacific Blue series.

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