LaBeouf recently completed production on the political thriller THE COMPANY YOU KEEP, opposite Robert Redford, who also directs. The thriller is centered on a former Weather Underground activist who goes on the run from a journalist who has discovered his identity. LaBeouf is currently in Romania shooting THE NECESSARY DEATH OF CHARLIE COUNTRYMAN, opposite Evan Rachel Wood.
LaBeouf starred opposite Michael Douglas in the WALL STREET: MONEY NEVER SLEEPS. Directed by Oliver Stone, LaBeouf played a young investment banker who forges an alliance with the infamous 80s trader Gordon Gekko, in order to stop a hostile takeover. In 2008, he starred in the highly anticipated fourth installment of Steven Spielberg's INDIANA JONES series, INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL, opposite Harrison Ford; teamed with director D.J. Caruso's for a second time on the thriller EAGLE EYE, co-starring Michelle Monaghan, Rosario Dawson and Michael Chiklis; and appeared with Julie Christie and John Hurt in the Anthony Minghella- scripted segment of NEW YORK I LOVE YOU, a romantic anthology.
Additional film credits include the popular thriller DISTURBIA; the OscarÂ nominated animated film SURF'S UP; A GUIDE TO RECOGNIZING YOUR SAINTS, which won Best Ensemble Cast at the Sundance Film Festival; Emilio Estevez's acclaimed drama BOBBY; THE GREATEST GAME EVER PLAYED; I, ROBOT; CONSTANTINE; CHARLIE'S ANGELS: FULL THROTTLE; and HBO's Project Greenlight feature THE BATTLE OF SHAKER HEIGHTS, produced by Matt Damon and Ben Affleck. In 2003 he made his feature film debut in the comedy HOLES, based on the best-selling book by Louis Sacher.
In 2007, he was named the Star of Tomorrow by the ShoWest convention of the National Association of Theater Owners, and in February 2008, he was awarded the BAFTA Orange Rising Star Award, which was voted for by the British general public. In addition, he was nominated for four Teen Choice Awards for TRANSFORMERS, winning the Breakout Male Award, the Teen Choice Award for Movie Actor in a Horror/Thriller for his performance in DISTURBIA, as well as a Scream Award. In 2004, he was nominated for the Young Artists Award for Leading Young Actor in a Feature Film and the Breakthrough Male Performance at the MTV Movie Awards for his performance in HOLES.
On television, LaBeouf garnered much praise from critics everywhere for his portrayal of Louis Stevens on the Disney Channel's original series Even Stevens. In 2003, he earned a Daytime Emmy award for Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series for his work on the highly rated family show.
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