Struck by Lightning

A funny and enjoyable teen comedy that pulls no punches
-Sarah Katz, Screen Invasion
An all-around good time.
-Perri Nemiroff,
In his screenwriting debut, Glee’s gifted Chris Colfer, 22, proves he can lace a line with sass and soul.
-Peter Travers, Rolling Stone


Chris Colfer (“Glee”) stars as Carson Phillips, a small-town high-school senior with big-league ambitions and no one who believes in him. Desperate to escape his hometown and make it big in New York City, Carson, along with his new best friend (Rebel Wilson, Pitch Perfect, Bridesmaids), devises a scheme to blackmail the jocks and cheerleaders into writing for his literary magazine. Also starring Christina Hendricks ("Mad Men"), Allison Janney (Juno, "The West Wing"), Sarah Hyland ("Modern Family"), Angela Kinsey ("The Office") and Dermot Mulroney (My Best Friend's Wedding).

Theatrical Release Date

Original Languages: English
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Running Time: 90 min.
Year: 2012


Chris Colfer
Christina Hendricks
Dermot Mulroney
Sarah Hyland
Rebel Wilson
Allison Janney
Angela Kinsey
Brian Dannelly