Forget Extremely Loud! 7 Other Jeopardy! Contestants Who Should Be In Movies

This Friday, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close opens nationwide. The film made headlines not merely for its treatment of the events of September 11, 2001--one of the first mass-market releases to do so--but also for its unusual method of casting its young male lead: Messr. Thomas Horn was discovered on a youth edition of Jeopardy! (Check out his acting in the trailer, below.) Check out seven other Jeopardy! contestants (including one entendre-spewing recent favorite) we think were made for the movies.   [gallery columns="1"]

This Friday, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close opens nationwide. The film made headlines not merely for its treatment of the events of September 11, 2001–one of the first mass-market releases to do so–but also for its unusual method of casting its young male lead: Messr. Thomas Horn was discovered on a youth edition of Jeopardy! (Check out his acting in the trailer, below.) Check out seven other Jeopardy! contestants (including one entendre-spewing recent favorite) we think were made for the movies.

 

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