Miles Teller

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Miles Teller (born February 20th 1987)
Miles Teller is an American actor best known for his appearance in 'The Spectacular Now'.

Miles Teller: Childhood
Miles Teller was born in Downingtown, Pennsylvania. His parents are real estate agent Merry Teller and nuclear plant worker Mike Teller.
Miles lived in various places growing up including Citrus County, Florida and Cape May, New Jersey.
He attended Lecanto High School and learned to play the saxophone and the drums, even becoming the drummer for his local youth group's church band.
He later attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts where he landed a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.

Miles Teller: Acting career
Miles Teller started out his acting career with several short films such as 'Moonlighters' (2004), 'A Very Specific Recipe' (2007), 'The Musicians' (2008) and 'The Track Meet' (2010).
His first full-length movie was 'Rabbit Hole' in 2010 and the following year he appeared in the remake of 'Footloose', after already appearing in a stage version at school.
After roles in 2012's 'Project X' and 2013's '21 & Over', he landed success as the lead in James Ponsoldt's 'The Spectacular Now' opposite Shailene Woodley for which he won a Dramatic Special Jury Award at Sundance.
That year he was also cast in the music drama 'Whiplash' in which he uses his real life drumming skills.
In 2014, he appeared alongside Zac Efron and Michael B. Jordan in the comedy 'That Awkward Moment' and worked with Woodley again on teen sci-fi movie 'Divergent'.

Miles Teller: Personal life
Miles Teller is currently in a relationship with model Keleigh Sperry.

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Whiplash

by Rich Cline | Movie Review | 15th January 2015

It's hard to think of another film that leaves us quite so out of breath. Adapting his short film, first-time feature filmmaker Damien Chazelle grabs hold of the audience and never lets up, pounding us...

Tags: Miles Teller - J.K Simmons - Paul Reiser - Melissa Benoist - Chris Mulkey - Jason Blum

Sensationally Tense 'Whiplash' Deserves Oscars Success

by Michael West | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 15th January 2015

It is difficult to figure out which is the most accomplished achievement within Whiplash - the tense new drama that deserves to be nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars. Is it the fact that...

Tags: Miles Teller - J.K Simmons

The Divergent Series: Insurgent

Video | 16th December 2014

Following on from the events of 'Divergent', the mysterious government has discovered a magical maguffin which had the power to create the idyllic future they have always hoped to fulfil. The only catch, is that...

Tags: Shailene Woodley - Theo James - Ansel Elgort - Miles Teller - Naomi Watts - Maggie Q

The Divergent Series: Insurgent

Video | 14th November 2014

Following the revelation that she is Divergent and not specialised for any of the dystopian Chicago factions, Tris (Shailene Woodley) uncovered a series of intrigue and dishonesty amongst factions. Now, Tris is on the run...

Tags: Shailene Woodley - Theo James - Ansel Elgort - Miles Teller - Naomi Watts - Maggie Q

A Week In Movies: Stars Descend On London, While New Trailers Premiere For The Edward Snowden Doc And Films With Shailene Woodley, Jennifer Lopez And Chris Hemsworth

by Rich Cline | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 21st October 2014

Everyone who's anyone was in London this week for the 58th BFI London Film Festival, which held gala premieres for the likes of Wild (with Reese Witherspoon in attendance), Sundance winner Whiplash (Miles Teller and...

Tags: Reese Witherspoon - Miles Teller - Jon Stewart - Timothy Spall - Dominic West - Jennifer Lopez

Wait, Is 'Whiplash' The Best Movie of 2014?

by Michael West | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 16th October 2014

Forget Boyhood, Birdman and Foxcatcher. Actually, don't forget those. They're all really, really good. But Whiplash is the movie we're going to talk about. Whiplash. You're going to want to remember that.Miles Teller is generating...

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Miles Teller Leaves No Stone Unturned With His Four Upcoming Film Projects

by Holly Williams | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 12th August 2014

Miles Teller first gained our attention as hedonistic ladies man Sutter in the 2013 rom-com 'The Spectacular Now', before going on to another comedy love story 'That Awkward Moment' earlier this year. Now, Miles Teller...

Tags: Miles Teller - J.K Simmons - Analeigh Tipton - Kate Mara - Jamie Bell - Michael B. Jordan

Two Night Stand

Video | 11th August 2014

When Megan (Analeigh Tipton) is asked to move out of her by her best friend (Jessica Szohr) and her boyfriend (Scott Mescudi), she begins online dating by looking for a one night stand. The next...

Tags: Miles Teller - Analeigh Tipton - Jessica Szohr - Leven Rambin - Scott Mescudi - Victor Cruz

Whiplash

Video | 29th July 2014

Andrew Neyman is a jazz drummer whose massive ambition has landed him a place at a prestigious American music academy. It's there he is picked up by Terence Fletcher; a notorious jazz composer who may...

Tags: Miles Teller - Melissa Benoist - J.K Simmons - Paul Reiser - Kofi Siriboe

Whiplash

Video | 8th July 2014

Andrew Neyman is an aspiring young jazz drummer who is thrilled to land a place at a prestigious American music academy. However, with amazing opportunities comes a lot of serious pressure and Andrew finds himself...

Tags: Miles Teller - J.K Simmons - Melissa Benoist - Paul Reiser - Kofi Siriboe

Naomi Watts To Join "Insurgent" Cast Straight Away, As Rebel Leader

by Victoria Pavlova | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 5th June 2014

The cast of Divergent sequels Insurgent and Allegiant is already taking shape with Naomi Watts being the latest A-lister to join the lineup. The actress joins Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Zoe Kravitz and a number...

Tags: Naomi Watts - Shailene Woodley - Theo James - Zoe Kravitz - Miles Teller - Kate Winslet

Divergent

by Rich Cline | Movie Review | 3rd April 2014

Teens tackle yet another dystopian future in this well-made but derivative franchise-launcher. Filmmaker Neil Burger is more interested in whizzy visuals and a thorny plot to pay much attention to the characters or larger underlying...

Tags: Shailene Woodley - Theo James - Kate Winslet - Jai Courtney - Ashley Judd - Tony Goldwyn

Toby Kebbell To Play Doctor Doom in 'Fantastic Four' - But Who Is He?

by Michael West | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 2nd April 2014

As we predicted a couple of weeks back now, British actor Toby Kebbell will play villain Victor von Doom, aka Doctor Doom, in Fox's Fantastic Four reboot. The role was being chased by a number...

Tags: Toby Kebbell - Fantastic Four - Fox - Miles Teller - Kate Mara - Michael B. Jordan

Fox Announces, 'Wolverine,' 'Fantastic Four' Sequels, Plus Mystery Project

by Lauren James | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 21st March 2014

Fox has scheduled three more upcoming Marvel movie dates so that the studios can keep continually churning out new superhero movies in the years ahead. The new films - a Wolverine and a Fantastic Four...

Tags: Hugh Jackman - Jennifer Lawrence - Kate Mara - Miles Teller - James Mangold - Michael B. Jordan

One Of These Four Actors Will Play 'Fantastic Four's' Dr Doom

by Michael West | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 12th March 2014

The casting of Dr Doom in the new Fantastic Four movie has reached its final stages, with four actors in with a shot of playing the main villain. So who will be the one to...

Tags: Sam Riley - Eddie Redmayne - Toby Kebbell - Miles Teller - Kate Mara - Michael B. Jordan

With Director, Cast And Release Date Set, 'Fantastic Four' Reboot Might Work Out

by Victoria Pavlova | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 21st February 2014

The “Fantastic Four” reboot cast has been finalized (almost). The release date has been set – June 19, 2015, according to Deadline – and now the movie has its four leads as well. As predicted,...

Tags: Kate Mara - Michael B. Jordan - Miles Teller - Jamie Bell

Kate, Michael, Miles and Jamie: Meet The 'Fantastic Four' Reboot Cast

by Sophie Miskiw | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 20th February 2014

It’s been over two months since Thor: The Dark World came out, which means that we’re itching for some superhero news to tide us over! Luckily, rumors are flying around that the cast for the...

Tags: Jamie Bell - Michael B. Jordan - Miles Teller - Kate Mara

Fox Banks On Young Hollywood To Reboot "Fantastic Four"

by Victoria Pavlova | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 20th February 2014

The lineup for Fox’s upcoming Fantastic Four reboots is currently being finalized. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the studio is making deals with Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Bell to star...

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Vinnie Pazienza Boxing Biopic Recruits Aaron Eckhart and Miles Teller

by Jack de Aguilar | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 4th February 2014

Aaron Eckhart and Miles Teller are both set to star in a new boxing biopic based on the life of world champion Vinny Pazienza. The project is called Bleed for This and Martin Scorsese will...

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Critics Attack 'That Awkward Moment' As Insipid, Cliché & Forgettable

by Elinor Cosgrave | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 2nd February 2014

That Awkward Moment, starring Zac Efron, has been heavily criticised in reviews.That Awkward Moment has been panned by critics.Zac Efron stars in That Awkward Moment as Jason, one of three friends (played by Miles Teller...

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'That Awkward Moment' Mauled By Critics - But Do Audiences Care?

by Rich Cline | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 31st January 2014

The year is only a month old and we already have our first critically mauled A-list movie. That Awkward Moment has had some of the nastiest reviews of the year. The New York Times called...

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That Awkward Moment

by Rich Cline | Movie Review | 30th January 2014

Even a strongly likeable cast can't breathe life into this ill-conceived film, which poses as a sex comedy but is ultimately timid and sappy. The premise is intriguing enough to catch our interest, but it...

Tags: Zac Efron - Miles Teller - Michael B. Jordan - Imogen Poots - Mackenzie Davis - Jessica Lucas

Zac Efron And Co. Release "That Awkward Moment" - A Romcom For The Guys' Guy

by Victoria Pavlova | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 30th January 2014

That Awkward Moment, an upcoming comedy starring Zac Efron, is being marketed as a romcom for the guys’ guy. We’ve already seen the male perspective on action, thriller, adventure, sci-fi and practically every other film...

Tags: Zac Efron - Miles Teller - Michael B. Jordan

Sundance Film Festival Awards Announced: 'Whiplash' & 'Rich Hill' Triumph

by Elinor Cosgrave | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 26th January 2014

A musical drama and a documentary about poverty in the US have won the top awards at the Sundance Film Festival. The results of the judging were announced yesterday (26th January). The festival is held...

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Script Done, Actors Being Tested: Fantastic News for 'Fantastic Four' Fans

by Jack de Aguilar | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 22nd January 2014

The Fantastic Four movie is coming along nicely; the reboot - being directed by Josh Trank - is making considerable strides and the news that a script is complete and actors are even being tested...

Tags: Miles Teller - Kate Mara

Divergent

Video | 8th January 2014

Author Veronica Roth and the cast of her book's film adaptation 'Divergent' talk about the upcoming dystopian movie in a short featurette. Among the cast are Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Kate Winslet and Jai Courtney.'At...

Tags: Shailene Woodley - Kate Winslet - Theo James - Zoe Kravitz - Miles Teller - Ashley Judd

A Week In Movies: Meryl Streep Takes Action! Daniel Radcliffe Runs! And We Get New Trailers For X-Men, Budapest Hotel And More

by Rich Cline | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 1st November 2013

News from the Star Wars universe had fans nervous, as screenwriter Michael Arndt left his Episode VII draft to be rewritten by director JJ Abrams and Star Wars veteran Lawrence Kasdan, who wrote 1980's The...

Tags: Meryl Streep - Daniel Radcliffe - Jj Abrams - Bryan Singer - Wes Anderson - Ralph Fiennes

'That Awkward Moment': Zac Efron's Bromance Movie Takes Flight [Trailer]

by Lauren James | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 28th October 2013

Next up in the world of vacuous teen flicks is That Awkward Moment, a film about three middle class dudes looking to 'score some chicks' in that thorny world of dating that presents us with...

Tags: Zac Efron - Michael B. Jordan - Imogen Poots - Miles Teller

That Awkward Moment

Video | 28th October 2013

If there's no clear cut message between two people who like other, nobody knows where they stand, what to say or when to call. Jason, Daniel and Mikey go through just that when all three...

Tags: Zac Efron - Michael B. Jordan - Miles Teller - Imogen Poots - Jessica Lucas - Mackenzie Davis

Divergent

Video | 25th September 2013

Tris Prior is a 'divergent' in a world where everyone is split up in accordance to their dispositions. This means that she is no one of any faction of virtue, but a combination of all...

Tags: Shailene Woodley - Kate Winslet - Theo James - Zoe Kravitz - Miles Teller - Ashley Judd

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