Jim Parsons on the Privilege of Portraying the True Story Behind ‘Spoiler Alert’

Jim Parsons produces and stars as Michael in Spoiler Alert, which is based on Michael Ausiello’s best-selling memoir Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies. The movie is now in select theaters and everywhere on December 9.

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The film is a heartwarming, funny, and life-affirming story of how Michael and Kit’s relationship is transformed and deepened when one of them falls ill.

The actor is best known for his role as Sheldon Cooper on The Big Bang Theory, which ran for 12 seasons. Parsons currently continues to voice the beloved character as the narrator of Young Sheldon. His film work includes The Boys in the Band, The Muppets, Wish I Was Here, The Normal Heart, Home, Visions, Hidden Figures, A Kid Like Jake, Garden State, 10 Items or Less, as well as Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile.

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We had an inspiring conversation about what made this love story so special, impacting people with his work, why everyone will be able to connect with these characters, and more.

Watch my interview here: