Haley Joel Osment is Grown Up and Gay in Trailer for 'Sassy Pants'

January 18, 2012
Source: THR

Sassy Pants

Though he hasn't done much in the vein of acting in nearly a decade (his last high profile film was Secondhand Lions in 2003), it looks like Haley Joel Osment is on the verge of a grown-up comeback. We've previously heard that Osment was looking to return to the big screen a couple other projects, but it looks like we might see his return in a film called Sassy Pants. In the film about a teenage girl (Ashley Rickards) with a gay dad (Diedrich Bader) and overbearing mom, who is trying to get a job and go away to college, Osment plays the father's young boyfriend Chip Hardy sporting cut-off jean shorts. Watch below!

Here's the trailer for Coley Sohn's quirky comedy Sassy Pants, originally from THR:

Coley Sohn wrote and directed Sassy Pants which marks the return of child star Haley Joel Osment (The Sixth Sense) to the big screen like you've never seen him before as the young boyfriend to the father of a teenage girl (Ashley Rickards from Awkward) just trying to get a job and go away to college. Diedrich Bader (Office Space, Napoleon Dynamite) and Anna Gunn ("Breaking Bad")  also co-star in the film which will premiere at the Santa Barbara Film Festival on January 28th, but doesn't have an official release date yet.

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well done trailer. the movie looks watchable.

Mazen K. on Jan 18, 2012


Looks kinda funny...kinda.

Quanah on Jan 18, 2012


No thanks. My god he did not age well. He's got that toe-head thing going on.

Tendonin on Jan 18, 2012


Toe head... omg that's going in my quote book. That being said though, he looked like he can still act. That's based on maybe 3 words of dialogue though.

Marty on Jan 18, 2012


hey he's ALREADY one step ahead of other child stars that have tried to return.....

Jericho on Jan 18, 2012


HJO is in this trailer for like 5 seconds..

Davide Coppola on Jan 18, 2012


This is a late night watch for sure, but it looks amusing. I was getting a Tim and Eric feeling watching it too.

Crapola on Jan 18, 2012


Sora is gay? I knew it.

Anonymous on Jan 18, 2012


So far he has the same problem as Macaulay Culkin, which is that he was a cute kid, but will look like a man-child until he's at least in his mid-thirties. I think he might actually have it worse, though the hair isn't helping.

serke on Jan 18, 2012


kinda kewl/

Xerxexx on Jan 18, 2012


He sees gay people now.

Manuel on Jan 19, 2012


"Does anyone ever say to you sounds like someone has a case of the Monday's?" "No... Noo man.. sh#t no man i believe you get your a$$ kicked sayin somethin like that man"

Dewitttttt on Jan 20, 2012


Kinda has a Juno, little miss sunshine, Napeoleon dynamite vibe to it (maybe Napoleon Dynamite b/c Rex-kwan-do is in it)

Anonymous on Jan 25, 2012


he grew up but his face didnt.

rockkicker on Jan 30, 2012

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