Glee's Chris Colfer Lands Debut Movie Role

Glee star Chris Colfer has landed his debut movie role. The 20-year-old actor has been cast as a star in the coming-of-age comedy Struck by Lightning.

Colfer plays gay character Kurt Hummel in the cult musical TV show. Colfer says as a kid he was teased regularly.

He said: "I didn't have too many friends and was made fun of and teased every day. I was a legit, 100 per cent, all original Glee club kid.

"We had a choir at school and I was involved in that. And drama - I loved performing arts. I was a living, breathing Gleek."

He has only acted in two other projects, including a part in the short film Russell Fish: The Sausage and Eggs Incident and the voice of a dog in the animated Marmaduke.

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