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Thomas Horn has gone from being a Jeopardy! kid’s week champion to a lead role in Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close playing the son of Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock. The San Francisco-born Horn was discovered during the kid’s week Jeopardy! Competition and on his first day of eighth grade received a call eighth grade; his parents received a call from a casting agent asking if their son wanted to audition for the role of Oskar.

The film is based on the Jonathan Safran Foer novel, the story follows multi-talented nine-year-old Oskar Schell (Horn) whose father died in the 9/11 attacks. Given a mysterious key by his father before he died, Oskar now wanders New York City in search of the lock it will open.

Fresh off Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close he booked the film, "Space Warriors," about five kids who win coveted spots at Nasa's space camp and spring into action when something goes wrong aboard a space station.

Horn is fluent in English and Croatian, has studied Spanish and is currently learning Mandarin and is also an avid reader of novels, as well as other reading material.