Cam Joslin Gigandet is an American actor, whose roles have included Twilight, The O.C., Never Back Down, The Roommate, Burlesque and Priest.
In 2010, Gigandet portrayed a supporting role in Screen Gems comedy film Easy A: a 22-year old Christian high school student named Micah. The film was a box office success earning worldwide $76,639,272 worldwide and unanimous critical praise from critics worldwide. That same year Gigandet starred as the villainous prison guard Chase in a psychological study in the Straight-to-DVD thriller The Experiment. The film received mixed reviews from critics.
That same year Screen Gems cast Gigandet in the Golden Globe Award-winning film Burlesque. The film was written and directed by first time Director Steve Antin and stars Cher, Christina Aguilera and Stanley Tucci.
The film is a musical film which follows Christina Aguilera's character who moves to Los Angeles to pursue her dream of singing and ends up in a burlesque bar. Gigandet portrays Christina's love interest, Jack, a bartender who works at the club.
The film was released on to November 24, 2010 to mixed reviews. The film was a box office success as of February 2011 earning more than $89 million worldwide.
In 2009, Gigandet was cast alongside Leighton Meester and Minka Kelly in the thriller film The Roommate. The film followed a college freshman who is randomly assigned to the roommate from hell who soon becomes obsessed. He played Stephen, a University student and love interest of Minka's character. The film received numerous push-backs and was released on February 4, 2011. It has been compared to the film Single White Female by the media.
In May 2010, 20th Century Fox cast Gigandet in the psychological thriller Trespass alongside Nicole Kidman and Nicolas Cage. Gigandet will portray the leading antagonist who takes the married couple portrayed by Nicole and Nicolas's characters hostage.
Filming took place throughout August and September 2010. The film is set to be released sometime in 2011. In March 2009, Gigandet was cast in a major supporting role in the Screen Gems action horror film Priest. Gigandet portrayed the role of Hicks, a Wasteland Sheriff. The film was pushed back numerous times, and released on May 13, 2011, shown in 3D.