CHRIS EVANS recently wrapped production on Paul McGuigan's PUSH, opposite Dakota Fanning and Djimon Hounsou. The action packed sci-fi thriller involves a group of young Americans with telekinetic and clairvoyant abilities, hiding from a clandestine U.S. government agency.
Evans will also star in Jodie Markell's THE LOSS OF A TEARDROP DIAMOND opposite Bryce Dallas Howard. The dramatic film, written by Tennessee Williams, centers on class tensions in 1920s Memphis and in particular on a romance between a society woman (Howard) and a plantation worker (Evans).
Evans recently starred Danny Boyle's critically acclaimed sci-fi thriller SUNSHINE opposite Cillian Murphy and Michelle Yeoh.
In 2005, Evans starred in the summer action hit FANTASTIC FOUR, in which he joined Jessica Alba, Michael Chiklis and Ioan Gruffudd as a group of astronauts who gain individual super powers after they are exposed to cosmic radiation. Evans reprised the role of Johnny Storm a.k.a. The Human Torch in FANTASTIC FOUR: RISE OF THE SILVER SURFER in July 2007. The film grossed 300 million worldwide.
Evans made a few guest appearances on television series before landing his first feature film starring role in Joel Gallen's comedy spoof NOT ANOTHER TEEN MOVIE. His next film was Brian Robbin's crime comedy THE PERFECT SCORE, in which he starred with Scarlett Johansson and Erika Christensen. Switching gears, he starred with Kim Basinger, William H. Macy and Jessica Biel in David Ellis' thriller CELLULAR, playing a young man who is drawn into a kidnapping plot. Evan's other film credits include Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini's THE NANNY DIARIES opposite Scarlett Johansson, Laura Linney and Paul Giamatti, Griffin Dunne's FIERCE PEOPLE opposite Diane Lane and Donald Sutherland, Hunter Richards' romantic drama LONDON opposite Jessical Biel and Andrew Wilder's THE ORPHAN KING.
Raised in Massachusetts, Evans began acting in regional theatre before moving to New York, where he studied at the Lee Strasberg Institute. Evans currently resides in Los Angeles.
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