Remember the cutie from Manoj Night Shyamalan’s The Sixth Sense? Well, that boy-who-saw-dead-folks is a grown man now and is all set to star in Kevin Smith’s Tusk. He will also play a key role in the movie version of the popular TV, series Entourage.

Haley Joel Osment
Haley Joel Osment had a relatively successful film career as a kid; (inset) in The Sixth Sense (1999). Pic/AFP

On being asked about the industry’s perception about his transformation from a child artiste to a grown-up star, the 25-year-old says, “When you get lucky, as I did getting to work on a series of amazing films, one of the drawbacks career-wise is that the image of you at 10 or 12 is burned into people’s minds for a long time,” he laments.