Thomas Mann (actor)

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Thomas Mann
Born (1991-09-27) September 27, 1991 (age 23)
Portland, Oregon, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 2009–present

Thomas Mann (born September 27, 1991)[1] is an American actor. He is best remembered for his role as Thomas Kub in the 2012 black comedy film Project X.[2]

Life and career[edit]

Mann was born in Portland, Oregon and grew up in Dallas, Texas.[1]

In 2009, Mann made his acting debut on the Nickelodeon sitcom television series iCarly.[3] In October 2010 Mann made his film debut alongside Emma Roberts and Zach Galifianakis in the comedy-drama film It's Kind of a Funny Story.[4]

That same year, Mann was cast as the protagonist in the comedy film Project X.[5] Mann was told he could not audition for Project X because producers only wished to cast people without acting credits; Mann was ultimately given the role after auditioning seven times.[6] The film centers on Mann's character Thomas Kub who throws a house party for his birthday that becomes totally out of hand. Filming began in June that same year in Los Angeles, California on a $12 million budget.[7] A planned sequel was in development in 2012.[8]

In March 2012, Mann was in final negotiations to star in a film adaptation of the 2006 novel King Dork.[9] It was optioned in November 2006 by Gary Sanchez Productions, a joint production company founded by Will Ferrell and Adam McKay.[10]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role
2010 It's Kind of a Funny Story Aaron Fitzcarraldo
2012 Project X Thomas Kub
Fun Size Roosevelt Leroux
2013 Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters Benjamin "Ben" Wosser
Beautiful Creatures Wesley "Link" Lincoln
As Cool as I Am Kenny
2014 Welcome to Me Art student
2015 Me & Earl & the Dying Girl Greg Gaines
Barely Lethal Roger Marcus
The Preppie Connection Tobias Hammel

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2009 iCarly Jeffery episode 2.08
2009 The Middle Brendan episode 1.03

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Next Factor Q&A: Thomas Mann Fights for His Right to Party in ‘Project X’". NextMovie.com. February 27, 2012. Retrieved 2012-08-06. ...the now 20-year-old Thomas Mann, who grew up in Dallas, Texas... 
  2. ^ Jeff Sneider Variety March 23, 2012 (2012-03-23). "'Project X' actor to star in 'King Dork': Thomas Mann tapped for comedy from Will Ferrell and Adam McKay banner". chicagotribune.com. Retrieved 2012-08-06. 
  3. ^ Harris, Scott (22 April 2011). "Watch Out for Thomas Mann, Who Just Might Be The Man". NextMovie. Retrieved 10 December 2012. 
  4. ^ Scott, A. O. (October 7, 2010). "It's Kind of a Funny Story". The New York Times. Retrieved 10 December 2012. 
  5. ^ Fleming, Mike. "Todd Phillips, Joel Silver Plan To Tap Unknowns For Mystery Laugher 'Project X'". Deadline.com. Retrieved 2012-08-06. 
  6. ^ "Film Interview: Cast Of 'Project X' | Buzzine.Com". Buzzinebollywood.com. 2012-03-02. Retrieved 2012-08-06. 
  7. ^ "Exclusive: Todd Phillips Talks 'Project X'". Collider.com. Retrieved 2012-08-06. 
  8. ^ Kit, Borys (March 6, 2012). "'Project X' Sequel in the Works at Warner Bros. (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2012-08-06. 
  9. ^ Sneider, Jeff (March 23, 2012). "'Project X' actor to star in 'King Dork'". Variety. Retrieved 10 December 2012. 
  10. ^ "King Dork movie adaptation status update, release date for follow up". May 11, 2009. Retrieved 2012-12-10. 

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