The evolution of Josh Duhamel
Feature by Jack Foley
In new action drama Fire With Fire, Josh Duhamel plays leading man Jeremy Colton, a fire-fighter in witness protection.
To celebrate the release of Fire With Fire out on Blu-ray and DVD on September 16, we take a look back on his most notable film roles to date.
Win A Date With Tad Hamilton
In Josh Duhamel’s debut, it wasn’t long before he had won every teenage girls heart. As he plays the lead in this light-hearted romantic comedy about a small-town girl, Rosalee (Kate Bosworth) as she wins a date with her favourite male celebrity, Tad Hamilton.
The date ends up going unexpectedly well and a love triangle forms between Tad, Rosalee, and Rosalee’s best friend Pete (Topher Grace).
In this action-packed sci-fi adventure, Josh Duhamel plays William Lenox, the captain of a special operations team at the SOCCENT base in Qatar.
The film stars Shia LeBeouf as Sam Witwiky, a teenager who becomes involved in a war between two factions of alien robots disguised as everyday machinery. Josh reprised his role as the newly promoted Major William Lenox in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009) and Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011).
Life As We Know It
Two single adults become the caregivers of their best friends’ orphaned child in this emotional romantic comedy. Josh Duhamel stars as Eric Messer, a promising television technical sports director, alongside Katherine Heigl as Holly Berenson, the owner of a small Atlanta bakery.
Bringing both tears of sadness and tears of laughter, the film showcases a more versatile side of Josh’s acting in the rom-com leading man role.
New Year’s Eve
The lives of several New Yorkers intertwine on New Year’s Eve in this star-studded romantic comedy. Josh Duhamel plays Sam, a businessman from Ahern Records whose storyline involves his journey to attend the Ahern Records Ball where he is to deliver a speech, all the while wondering whether he should attend a meeting with a mysterious woman he met and fell for the previous New Year’s Eve.
Fire With Fire
Now taking on the role of fire fighter Jeremy Colton, Josh Duhamel stars in this action drama alongside Bruce Willis and Rosaria Dawson. Coleman’s life takes an unexpected course of action when he witnesses a horrific crime and is ordered to testify against the suspect.
Fire With Fire is available on Blu-ray and DVD on September 16, 2013.