The entertainment world is still reeling following the death of , and further shocks are to come when fans see him in these images from his final film. The Glee star, who passed away in July 2013, displays a whole new look in this still for his new movie. McCanick sees him play street hustler and addict. Just compare his Glee look with his McCanick role below.
Watching McCanick will be a poignant experience for audiences, knowing that it was partly Monteith's own battle with narcotics that informed his role as hustler Simon Weeks. The Glee star was able to see the full cut of McCanick before his surprise death from heroin and alcohol overdose on July 13, 2013. Director said of the tragic star:
He sent me a really beautiful email that evening just stating how much excitement he had and how much pride he had on the work that he had done. He looked at it as an artistic experience but also something of a cathartic experience.
To see Monteith's street look from more angles, here's a clip from McCanick below.
Despite Cory's lead role, Finn Hudson, being written out of Glee, it will be a relief for fans to see him in McCanick and All the Wrong Reasons, which will premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.