THE WOLF OF WALL STREET
JONAH HILL (Donnie Azoff) has quickly become one of
Hollywood's most sought-after talents, due in part to his dynamic evolution from
laugh-out-loud comedy to an Academy Award nominee for his role in Bennett
In addition to being nominated for an Academy Award for Actor in a
Supporting Role in 2011, Hill was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for "Best
Performance by an Actor In A Supporting Role in a Motion Picture" and a SAG
Award for "Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role." "Moneyball"
was also nominated for an Academy Award for "Best Picture" as well as the
Golden Globe for "Best Motion Picture Drama."
Hill is currently in production on "22 Jump Street," the sequel to "21 Jump
Street," starring opposite Channing Tatum. "21 Jump Street" opened at number one
at the box office and went on to make over $200 million worldwide. In addition
to starring in both films, Jonah co-wrote the screenplay and is an executive
producer. "22 Jump Street" will be released by Sony Pictures on June 13th, 2014.
Hill wrapped production on Rupert Goold's "True Story" opposite James Franco.
The drama is centers around the relationship between journalist Michael Finkel
(Hill) and Christian Longo (Franco), who was on the FBI Most Wanted List for
murder and lived for years outside the U.S. under Finkel's name.
Hill most recently starred in Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" which
grossed over $425 million worldwide and was nominated for an Academy Award for
"Best Motion Picture of the Year." He was also seen starring in Seth Rogen and
Evan Goldberg's "This Is The End" starring opposite Rogen, James Franco, and Jay
Baruchel and Akiva Schaffer's "The Watch" opposite Ben Stiller and Vince Vaughn.
Hill's breakout role starring opposite Michael Cera in the acclaimed hit, "Superbad,"
was the first film to really put him on the comedy map. Since then, Jonah has
become a mainstay in the Judd Apatow clan, starring in the Apatow-produced
summer comedies "Get Him to the Greek" in 2010, "Funny People" in 2009, and
"Forgetting Sarah Marshall" in 2008. His first appearance under Apatow
Productions was in "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" in 2005.
Hill surprised audiences with his departure from the comedy world with his
starring role as the title character in the independent feature "Cyrus,"
directed and written by Jay and Mark Duplass. The film premiered at the 2010
Sundance Film Festival to glowing reviews and was nominated for a Broadcast Film
Critics Association Award for "Best Comedy Movie."
Hill's other film work includes lending his voice for the DreamWorks
Animation films "Megamind" and "How to Train Your Dragon," which respectively
grossed $322 million and $495 million globally. A sequel is in the works titled
"How To Train Your Dragon 2 and will be released on June 20th, 2014. Hill also
voiced the character Tommy in "Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!," which took in
$297 million worldwide.
In 2011, Hill co-wrote, created and voiced the title character in the
critically acclaimed animated series "Allen Gregory" for Fox Television. He also
directed the Sara Bareilleis music video, "Gonna Get Over You" in 2011.
Hill continues to confirm his place among a new generation of
multi-hyphenated writers/actors currently co-writing "The Adventurer's Handbook"
for which he will also co-star
with Jason Segel. He is writing "Pure Imagination," an Apatow-produced comedy
which he will serve as executive producer. Jonah was as an associate producer on
the Sacha Baron Cohen comedy "Bruno" and an executive producer on "The Sitter."
Hill began his career performing one-scene plays that he wrote and performed
at the gritty Black and White bar in New York City. His first feature role was
in David O. Russell's "I Heart Huckabees" with Dustin Hoffman and Lily Tomlin.
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