Date of Birth 12 October 1992, Union, Kentucky, USA Birth Name Joshua Ryan Hutcherson Height 5' 7" (1.70 m) In his short career, 15-year-old Josh Hutcherson has worked with many of Hollywood’s finest actors and directors. Opening July 11th, 2008, Josh will be seen in the first high definition 3-D live performance feature film ever, Walden Media and New Line Cinema’s “Journey to the Center of the Earth 3-D,” starring opposite Brendan Fraser. Directed by Eric Brevig, the film follows a scientist (Fraser) and his troubled nephew (Hutcherson) on an expedition to Iceland where they stumble upon a mystery that leads them on a thrill-ride adventure to the center of the earth where they become face to face with never-before-seen worlds and creatures. Josh was recently in New Orleans shooting Universal Pictures adaption of the Darren Shan’s successful book series “Cirque du Freak” opposite John C. Reilly. “Cirque du Freak” is directed by Paul Weitz and produced by Lauren Shuler Donner. The story surrounds a freak show run by a Vampire. Recently, Josh was seen in the starring role of the Walden Media/Walt Disney Pictures feature “Bridge To Terabithia”, which has garnered over $135,000,000 in worldwide box office. Shot entirely in New Zealand, the film is based on Katherine Paterson’s novel and directed by Gabor Csupo. The film tells the powerful story of a boy (Hutcherson) whose life is changed forever when he befriends the class outsider – who happens to be a girl (AnnaSophia Robb). Together they create the world of Terabithia, an imaginary kingdom filled with giants and trolls and all manner of magical beings. Josh Hutcherson has recently filmed a lead role in Unruly Films’ “Winged Creatures.” Hutcherson played Jimmy, opposite Dakota Fanning. The film, which also stars Kate Beckinsale, Guy Pearce, Forest Whitaker, Jennifer Hudson and Jackie Earle Hayley takes a look at the unique relationships formed after a group of strangers survive a random shooting in a Los Angeles Diner. “Winged Creatures” is directed by Rowan Woods and is an adaptation of Roy Freirich’s debut novel by the same name. It is produced by Robert Salerno (“21 Grams”). Hutcherson was recently seen in the Fox/New Regency film “Firehouse Dog,” starring as a young man who happens upon a stranded Hollywood stunt dog whose unique abilities ultimately make him a canine firehouse hero. In 2006 Josh was seen in Sony Pictures’ Barry Sonnenfeld-directed “RV,” co-starring as Robin Williams’ son. Josh joins the family on vacation in an RV where Robin’s inexperience and ulterior motives make for a wild adventure. In 2005, Hutcherson starred in the critically acclaimed Fox/New Regency film “Little Manhattan.” Directed by Mark Levin and Jennifer Flackert, the film co-stars Bradley Whitford and Cynthia Nixon. Set in the Big Apple, “Little Manhattan” is a romantic comedy about a young man’s fall into the mysterious and wonderful phenomenon known as “first love.” Hutcherson also starred opposite Tim Robbins in Sony Pictures’ Jon Favreau-directed adventure film “Zathura.” From the world of “Jumanji,” Josh plays a young man who plays a mysterious game and gets swept away on an improbable and perilous adventure into outer space. Josh won a Young Artist Award for “Leading Young Actor” for his role in the film. His film credits include Universal’s “Kicking and Screaming” in which he co-stars with Will Farrell and Robert Duvall. Hutcherson also voiced a lead character in last summer’s Disney English-language release of Hayao Miyazaki’s Oscar-nominated anime “Howl’s Moving Castle.” In 2004, the young actor shared duties with Tom Hanks as the character of Hero Boy in Warner Brothers’ hit “The Polar Express,” a groundbreaking film using motion performance capture for its characters. Hutcherson’s television credits include the TNT telepic “Wilder Days,” with Peter Falk, the Animal Planet feature “Miracle Dogs” and guest appearances on NBC’s “ER,” Lifetime’s “The Division” and ABC’s “Line of Fire.” Hutcherson resides with his Mom, Dad, and his younger brother Connor, in Kentucky.