Thatís Glee co-star Chris Colfer testing the feature-film waters to play an entrepreneurial high-schooler who dreams of becoming a successful writer. But when his plans to launch a literary magazine at his school hit several roadblocks, Carson begins blackmailing his fellow students with the help of a fellow outcast (played by Pitch Perfect standout Rebel Wilson).
Struck By Lightning centers on Carson Phillips (Colfer), a teen with some serious journalistic aspirations. To get his college application to stand out, this social pariah runs for class presidentóI mean, he starts a literary magazine by blackmailing his classmates to contribute. Noteworthy cast members include Allison Janney as his mother...
With production starting in just a few weeks, it's finally time to shore up the cast that will surround Colfer in his feature acting debut. According to Variety Allison Janney has been cast to play Colfer's character's mom, and they've also happened upon some plot details about the previously secretive project
Glee star Chris Colfer is only 20 years old, but he's also that show's indisputable breakout star, and therefore has a lot more power in the movie industry than you or I can ever dream of