8 Things to Know About the Cutie Cast of Chronicle!

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If you could have any super power, what would it be? What would you do with that power once you got it? Would you abuse it, or use it as needed? That’s what Michael B. Jordan (no, not the basketball dude), Alex Russell, and Dane DeHaan have to figure out when they’re given special powers after discovering a mysterious crater in their newest thriller, Chronicle. One of their girlfriends, Ashley Hinshaw‘s character Casey, gets caught up in the hoopla as well.

But who exactly are these kids? And what’s their connection to Miley Cyrus and one of the Twilight-ers! Keep reading…

1. Best known for his role as QB Vince Howard on Friday Night Lights, Michael didn’t plan on being an actor at all! He was more into modeling.

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2. Dane started on Broadway as the under study for The Sixth Sense star Haley Joel Osment in American Buffalo!


3. Alex is an Australian actor who was one of the first students from his graduating class at NIDA (National Institute of Dramatic Art) to book a leading role in a feature film (Wasted on the Young).

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4. Before embarking on an acting career, Ashley was a model and appeared in advertisements for Abercrombie & Fitch! No wonder. She’s freakin’ gorg! And athletic, too! She did most of her own stunts for Chronicle, which included falling 40mph on a wire down a building! You couldn’t pay us to do that. Okay, maybe you could.

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5. Michael got the acting bug when he caught the eye of Bill Cosby and was cast in his TV sitcom Cosby in 1999. With a name like Michael Jordan, we think you’re destined for greatness.


6. Dane is currently dating Chronicle co-star Anna Wood who plays Monica in the film.

7. Chronicle isn’t Alex’s only acting job. He’s also coming out with a movie called Bait alongside Phoebe Tonkin (The Secret Circle) and Xavier Samuel (The Twilight Saga: Eclipse).


8. Ashley was also cast in Miley Cyrus‘ new movie LOL: Laughing Out Loud playing her best friend, Emily.

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Chronicle hits theaters Friday, February 3rd! What do you think about these new Hollywood kids? Are you gonna go see Chronicle? Tell us your thoughts!

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