Everyone's favorite creepy kid, "The Sixth Sense
" star Haley Joel Osment
, is back, and this time, he's a creepy grown up! Osment, now 23 (yes, you're old), has signed on to star in "Wake the Dead," an adaptation of Mary Shelley
" based on a series of graphic novels by Steven Niles.
CNN reports that Osment, who has grown up to vaguely resemble Dawson Leery, will play "Victor Franklin, a college student morbidly experimenting with the limits of human death." Sounds gruesome.
But where has our favorite I-see-dead-people kid been since we last saw him in films like "Pay It Forward
" and "Secondhand Lions
"? He's been growing up.
Osment made the news in 2006 when he was charged with a DUI when he flipped his car and had to be rushed to the hospital for a shoulder injury and a broken rib. Just 18, with a blood alcohol level over twice the legal limit for the 21+ crowd,