Most fans of Cory Monteith will remember him as the teenage Finn Hudson on Glee, but in Cory’s final film, called McCanick, Cory’s character was nothing like the cheery, athletic character.
This photo just surfaced of Cory in the movie, in which he plays a drug-addicted criminal accused of murdering people. The director said that Cory convinced him that he could do the part because of his past drug struggles—he died as a result of these struggles on July 13 from a lethal mix of heroine and alcohol. Cory wanted to bring his past experiences to his work as an actor.
The movie will debut at the Toronto Film Festival in September, which is also fitting since Cory was born and raised in Canada.
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