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As a child, Gordon-Levitt appeared in the films A River Runs Through It, Angels in the Outfield, Holy Matrimony, and 10 Things I Hate About You. He played the role of Tommy Solomon in the TV series 3rd Rock from the Sun. He took a break from acting to study at Columbia University, but dropped out in 2004 to pursue acting again. He has since starred in (500) Days of Summer, Inception, Hesher, 50/50, Premium Rush, Miracle at St. Anna, The Brothers Bloom, The Dark Knight Rises, Brick, Looper, The Lookout, Manic, Lincoln, Mysterious Skin, and G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra. He portrayed Philippe Petit in the Robert Zemeckis-directed film The Walk (2015)[1] and whistleblower Edward Snowden in the Oliver Stone film Snowden (2016).[2] For his leading performances in (500) Days of Summer and 50/50, he was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.

Gordon-Levitt also founded the online production company HitRecord in 2004 and has hosted his own TV series, HitRecord on TV since January 2014, winning the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media – Social TV Experience in the same year. In 2013, Gordon-Levitt made his feature film directing and screenwriting debut with Don Jon in which he also stars. He previously directed and edited two short films, both of which were released in 2010: Morgan M. Morgansen's Date with Destiny and Morgan and Destiny's Eleventeenth Date: The Zeppelin Zoo.

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Michael Imperioli Will Make Broadway Debut Opposite Jeremy Strong in AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE

Emmy & SAG Award winner Michael Imperioli will make his Broadway debut opposite Jeremy Strong in AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE. We have all the details on when the play will arrive, which theatre it will play, and more!

Photos: Michael Shannon Honored at the Denver Film Festival

Michael Shannon was honored that the Denver Film at the 46th Denver Film Festival. Shannon accepted the Breakthrough Director award for Eric LaRue alongside Eric LaRue screenwriter, Brett Neveu. Check out photos from the awards show!

Video: First Look at Apple TV+'s THE VELVETEEN RABBIT Animated Special

Featuring Phoenix Laroche (“The Royal Nanny”) as “William,” the all-star cast includes the voices of Alex Lawther (“Andor”) as “the Velveteen Rabbit,” Academy Award nominee Helena Bonham Carter (“The Crown,” “Harry Potter”) as “Wise Horse,” Nicola Coughlan (“Bridgerton”) as “Playroom Fairy,” and more. Watch the video teaser now!

Rubicon Theatre Company to Present AN EVENING WITH RAINN WILSON at the Ventura Center for Spiritual Living in Ventura

Rubicon Theatre Company will present 'An Evening with Rainn Wilson' at the Ventura Center for Spiritual Living in Ventura. This event is the first in a new series at Rubicon.

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Olivia Rodrigo, Billie Eilish & More Nominated For HMMA Awards

The 14th Annual Hollywood Music in Media Awards 2023 nominations have been announced, with artists like Billie Eilish, Olivia Rodrigo, Justin Timberlake, and Metro Boomin receiving nominations. Lin-Manuel Miranda, Alan Menken, The Little Mermaid, Theater Camp, and more are coming nominees for this year's awards.

Jenn Colella and Mo Mullen Are Expecting Their First Child!

BroadwayWorld is sending congratulations to Tony Award-nominee Jenn Colella and her wife Mo Mullen on the announcement of their first child!

Streaming Review: Flora & Her Son Make War And Then Make Music In John Carney's FLORA AND SON On Apple TV+

The writing knits together the disparate lives of the characters to show the transformative power of music.

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld September 21st, 2023

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is September 21, 2023 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours: 

Broadway Streaming Guide: September 2023 - Where to Stream THE LITTLE MERMAID & More

This September, Broadway fans can wind down from summer with a new lineup of television shows, movies, and albums to stream. From a new Prime Video film starring Bette Midler to the new cast recording of Sweeney Todd, check out what's coming to streaming services this month!

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld August 24th, 2023

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is  August 24, 2023 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.

Video: Watch Joseph Gordon-Levitt in the Trailer for New Movie Musical FLORA & SON From ONCE Creator John Carney

From the musical mind of John Carney, “Flora and Son” explores the bond between a mother and son on a journey toward a new harmony. With the help of a washed-up LA musician (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), Flora and Max discover the transformative power of music. Watch the new video trailer now!

Video:Apple TV+ Releases Trailer for New Peanuts Special 'Snoopy Presents: One-of-a-Kind Marcie'

Get a first look at the new Peanuts special 'Snoopy Presents: One-of-a-Kind Marcie' coming to Apple TV+. Premiering on August 18, join Marcie as she makes a difference behind the scenes and navigates unexpected roles. Don't miss this heartfelt story of friendship and self-discovery. Watch the video trailer now!

HALLOWEEN H20: 20 YEARS LATER Sets Limited Edition 4K Ultra HD SteelBook

Directed by Steve Miner and written by Debra Hill, John Carpenter, and Robert Zappia, HALLOWEEN H20: 20 YEARS LATER features a sensational supporting cast, including Josh Hartnett (in his feature film debut), Michelle Williams, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Adam Arkin, LL Cool J, and horror icon (and mother of Jamie Lee Curtis) Janet Leigh.

Video: Apple TV+ Shares THE SNOOPY SHOW Season Three Trailer

This delightful trailer comes on the heels of a slew of recent programming announcements from Apple TV+, Peanuts and WildBrain, including the new special “Snoopy Presents: One-of-a-Kind Marcie,” which follows endearing introvert Marcie as she helps her friends in her own unique way. Watch the video trailer now!

Apple Unveils New Peanuts Programming With New SNOOPY PRESENTS Specials

Apple TV+ has announced a kids and family summer slate stacked with all-new Peanuts programming, alongside beloved and acclaimed returning series. “Snoopy Presents: One-of-a-Kind Marcie,” following endearing introvert Marcie as she helps her friends in her own unique way, premiering August 18, and the third season of “The Snoopy Show.'

Video: Jeremy Strong Talks Theatre Roots and ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE on CBS SUNDAY MORNING

Watch Jeremy Strong revisit his theatre roots and discuss his post-SUCCESSION return to Broadway in ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE on CBS Sunday Morning.

SUCCESSION Star Jeremy Strong Will Return to Broadway in AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE

Jeremy Strong (Succession) will star in a new Broadway production of Henrik Ibsen’s AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE, featuring a new adaptation by Amy Herzog, directed by Tony Award- winner Sam Gold. The production will premiere on Broadway in early 2024 at a theater to be announced.

Video: Apple TV+ Drops STILLWATER Season Three Trailer

The third season of the Peabody and Daytime Emmy Award-winning series, 'Stillwater,' centers on siblings Karl (Judah Mackey), Addy (Eva Ariel Binder) and Michael (Tucker Chandler), who encounter everyday challenges - big and small - which sometimes feel insurmountable. Watch the new video trailer now!

Broadway's Jenn Colella Performs Live With John McDaniel At Legacy Theatre On May 7

Broadway's Jenn Colella performs live with John McDaniel at Legacy Theatre on May 7 at 2pm.

Video: Apple TV+ Shares FROG & TOAD Trailer Based on Books

The talented voice cast includes Academy Award winner Nat Faxon ('Our Flag Means Death,' 'The Connors') and Emmy Award nominee Kevin Michael Richardson ('The Simpsons,' 'Family Guy') as Frog and Toad, as well as appearances by Ron Funches ('Trolls'), Fortune Feimster ('Good Fortune,' “Kenan”), and more. Watch the video trailer now!


Joseph Gordon-Levitt has been nominated for the Best Special Theatrical Event award at the Tony Awards for his involvement in Slava's Snowshow.

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