deep thoughts and even deeper inhaling while running into people like Neil
Patrick Harris (Doogie Howser, M.D.) and Ryan Reynolds (Blade:
similar to Dude, Where’s My
in the genre, if you want to
even call it a genre. It’s cool because it’s got the teen comedy element but
it’s also got a lot of intelligence,” Penn told about.com.
Kalpen Modi, Penn was born and
raised in New Jersey.After high school, he was accepted in to the
prestigious School of Theater, Film and Television at the University
of California in L.A. Penn went on to work on episodes of Spin
City, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, NYPD Blue
building his movie career.
Next up for Penn is the part of
Jamie Kennedy’s best
friend, Jorge, in this fall’s
Son of the
Mask. “I play this guy who is like a special effects
techie who is really freaked out at what’s going on with Jamie’s character. He
ends up coming to save him to bring him back to work for this big meeting that
he needs to [attend to] keep his job. I’m holding down the job thing while he’s
doing this whole ‘mask’ stuff.”
After that, Penn is set to be in
A Lot Like Love with Ashton
Kutcher and Amanda Peet plus
lead role in the NBC pilot Never Mind Nirvana directed by
So what’s with White Castle burgers?
The American chain’s tiny patties, known as “slyders”, are
famous for their devoted fans who buy them by the bagful. Both
Penn and Cho were recently inducted into White Castle’s
Cravers Hall of Fame — an interesting honour for Penn, a
vegetarian, who ate only veggie burgers during filming.
The movie was filmed in the Toronto
area so a White Castle outlet had to be created for the shoot.