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Former Child Actor Lou Taylor Pucci is Busy Building a Buzz

July 13, 2009

The quiet, soulful confusion projected by actor Lou Taylor Pucci has turned him into an indie film It-Boy and something of a fixture at the Sundance Film Festival, an actor who has often seemed just on the verge of bigger things.

In "The Answer Man," opening in limited release on July 24 and already available via video on demand, Pucci plays a fresh-from-rehab alcoholic who is simultaneously battling with his addiction, struggling to keep his used bookstore afloat and dealing with a disaffected home life. When he strikes up a provisional friendship with a reclusive, world-renowned author (Jeff Daniels), it has unexpected consequences for them both. Read More