In just three years, Dane DeHaan has made a formidable impression on film audiences and
is currently one of the industry's most sought after actors of his generation.
DeHaan presently stars in 20th Century Fox's box office hit, Chronicle.
Chronicle was released on February 3, 2012 to rave reviews.
The film follows three teenagers who develop superpowers and chronicle their experience on video.
DeHaan is in production on the independent film, Kill Your Darlings.
Directed by John Krokidas, Kill Your Darlings is loosely based on the life of poet Allen Ginsberg.
DeHaan portrays Ginsberg's friend, Lucien Carr, who documented their years together at school.
The film tells the story of the 1944 untold murder bringing together a young Allen Ginsberg,
Jack Kerouac and William S. Burroughs, played by Daniel Radcliffe, Ben Foster and Jack Huston.
Last year, DeHaan completed production on The Weinstein Company's Wettest County
directed by John Hillcoat (The Road) and the independent film, The Place Behind the Pines
directed by Derek Cianfrance (Blue Valentine.) DeHaan stars opposite Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy,
Jason Clark, Gary Oldman and Guy Pearce in Wettest County. The film, set in a depression-era,
gritty Virginia, follows three brothers who are part of a bootlegging gang, illegally selling
moonshine. Wettest County will be released on Friday, August 31, 2012.
In The Place Beyond the Pines, DeHaan stars opposite Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper and Eva Mendes as
Gosling's young son Jason.
DeHaan, most known for his portrayal of Jesse on HBO's critically
acclaimed drama series In Treatment, starred in the third season of
the series alongside Gabriel Byrne. His performance was lauded as
a "revelatory breakthrough" by Variety and "brilliant" by the Chicago Sun Times.
In 2010, DeHaan received an Obie Award for his performance the critically
acclaimed Off-Broadway production of The Aliens, directed by Annie Baker.
A Rattlestick Theatre production, The Aliens was given the prestigious honor
of "Play of the Year" by The New York Times. DeHaan made his Broadway debut
in 2008 with American Buffalo.
DeHaan began his film career under the direction of two-time Oscar
Nominee John Sayles and opposite Chris Cooper in Amigo, released
by Variance films in 2011. A graduate of the
University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Dane currently resides in Los Angeles.