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Josh Peck, Nickelodeon star, Takes on Adult Role

July 08, 2008

Nickelodeon star Josh Peck is taking on his own "all grown-up" role in the darkly comic “The Wackness.”

In the film, Peck's Luke Shapiro, a socially awkward teenage dope dealer, manages to land in jail, get evicted from his family's New York City apartment, and ultimately have his heart broken.

"It's definitely a different sort of forum than people are used to seeing me in," Peck acknowledged.  "But I really hope that the Nickelodeon audience can sort of take a leap of faith with me and accept me in this new arena."  Read More