18 January 2012 3:00 PM, PST | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

It has been 13 (gasp!) years since Haley Joel Osment saw ghosts in "The Sixth Sense," and he's proving he's all grown-up in the trailer for "Sassy Pants." Osment resurfaces in this indie as the boyfriend of Diedrich Bader, whose estranged daughter (Ashley Rickards of "Awkward" fame) seeks him out to get away from her overbearing, home-schooling mother. Osment doesn't seem to be the sassy-seated title character (sorry, fans of Sassy Gay Friend), but he does rock some very short cut-offs. And the potential for advice to the clueless heroine is huge. The film marks the debut of writer-director Coley Sohn and will have its world premiere Jan. 28 at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Osment, whose last major film was 2003's "Secondhand Lions," will also star in the upcoming thriller "Wake the Dead," based on the Steve Niles graphic novel of the same name. He'll play a modern-day Dr. Frankenstein, »

- Sharon Knolle

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