It's been almost 15 years since "The Sixth Sense" first introduced us to Haley Joel Osment and a full decade since his last starring film role in 2003's "Secondhand Lions." But the now 25-year-old actor has finally been lured back into the spotlight with "Alpha House," the flagship series of Amazon Studios, whose first three episodes premiere Nov. 15 (including the pilot, which has been available since April). Osment plays a young reporter assigned to Sen. Louis Laffer (Matt Malloy, of "Tanner '88") as the congressman tries to make over his image.
"For me, it's always the quality of the script," said Osment while meeting with the press at an event for the new show, of why he got back into acting. "This was a very funny script. I could see its potential going forward because we have John Goodman ("Roseanne"), Matt Malloy ("Hitch"), Clark Johnson ("The Wire"), and Mark Consuelos ("All My Children"). It's written by Garry Trudeau [of "Doonesbury" fame], who's such a genius. It was anRead More »from ‘Alpha House’ Brings Haley Joel Osment Back to Prominence After 12 Years