Kal Penn kicked-off his acting career with a role in ‘Express: Aisle to Glory,’ a comedy short-film. He is renowned for his performance in ‘House,’ the television medical drama where he starred as Lawrence Kutner. He gained recognition for his portrayal of Kumar Patel in the ‘Harold & Kumar,’ a series of American stoner comedy films.
Some of his other popular and noteworthy film credits include, ‘Superman Returns,’ ‘Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj,’ ‘Malibu’s Most Wanted,’ ‘Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle,’ ‘National Lampoon’s Van Wilder,’ ‘A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas,’ and ‘Epic Movies,’ besides others.
Some of his notable television appearances are ‘How I Met Your Mother,’ ‘Superhuman,’ ‘The Big Brain Theory,’ ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,’ ‘ER,’ ‘All About the Andersons,’ etc.
The stoner comedy follows friends Harold Lee and Kumar Patel who decide to visit a nearby White Castle fast-food outlet after smoking marijuana. What follows is a series of comical misadventures, including encountering Neil Patrick Harris high on ecstasy, racist police officers, rednecks, before they can reach their favorite burgers.
Stoners Harold and Kumar are mistakenly arrested as terrorists while trying to smuggle a bong on their flight to Amsterdam and are sent to Guantanamo Bay. After they escape and make their way back to Texas, they plan to use Colton, Harold’s friend, to clear their names. But Colton betrays them and they must plan their own exoneration.
The final installment in the original Superman movie series finds the man of steel returning to Earth after five years. His love Lois Lane has moved on and Lex Luthor intends to reshape the world, killing billions using Kryptonian crystal technology. Superman must stop Luthor and save the world, along with Lois and his son.