A multi-faceted talent whose projects have earned him praise from critics and audiences alike,
LUKE WILSON continues to display his versatility in his upcoming projects.
Wilson most recently received rave reviews for his performance as 'Ben Stone' in the Twentieth Century Fox film The Family Stone, which co-starred Claire Danes, Diane Keaton, Dermot Mulroney, Craig T. Nelson and Sarah Jessica Parker.
Wilson made his acting debut in the critically acclaimed independent film, Bottle Rocket. The film was the first written and directed by Wes Anderson and co-written by his brother, Owen, who also co-starred. Following Bottle Rocket, Wilson went on to appear in various cameo and supporting roles before winning lead roles in Bruce McCulloch's Dog Park and in Home Fries opposite Drew Barrymore.
Luke re-teamed with Owen Wilson and Wes Anderson for 1998's Rushmore, which appeared on many Critic's Top Ten Lists, and then most recently in Anderson's The Royal Tenenbaums, in which Wilson appeared with an all-star cast that included Gene Hackman, Anjelica Huston, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Stiller, and Bill Murray.
In 2003, Wilson co-starred with Vince Vaughn and Will Ferrell in the Dreamworks hit comedy Old School. Other recent film credits include Rob Reiner's romantic comedy, Alex & Emma opposite Kate Hudson and in Sony Classics' Masked & Anonymous opposite Bob Dylan, Penelope Cruz, and Jessica Lange.
Wilson also appeared with Martin Lawrence in the hit comedy, Blue Streak, and opposite Heather Graham in Committed, which was nominated for a Grand Jury Prize at the 2000 Sundance Film Festival. He appeared in the smash hit, Charlie's Angels, and starred opposite Reese Witherspoon in Legally Blonde, which was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy. In addition, Wilson reprised his roles for both sequels.
Wilson made his directorial and writing debut in the romantic comedy The Wendell Baker Story, in which he stars. The film also features Owen Wilson, Eva Mendes, Will Ferrell, Eddie Griffin, Harry Dean Stanton, Seymour Cassel and Kris Kristofferson. His oldest brother Andrew Wilson co-directed the film with Luke.
This summer, Luke will be seen starring in Ivan Reitman's comedy My Super Ex-Girlfriend. He portrays a regular guy who dumps a superhero (played by Uma Thurman) who then uses her powers to make his life a living hell. The film is scheduled for release by Twentieth Century Fox on July 21.
Additional upcoming films include the Mike Judge comedy, Idiocracy, and Nick Guthe's Mini's First Time, in which he stars opposite Alec Baldwin, Carrie-Anne Moss and Jeff Goldblum.
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