Cliche Magazine June/July 2018 - Page 88

COMPLETELY HOOKED G abriel Bateman is not your typical kid. The 13-year-old child actor has been featured in several films and TV series, including playing the role of Jared Cole on Grey’s Anatomy, as well as playing Robert in the 2014 horror movie Annabelle. Recently, Bateman starred in the horror flick Lights Out, alongside actresses Maria Bello and Teresa Palmer. His latest starring roles are in a reboot of the 1974 film Benji, now available on Netflix, and in the TV series The Dangerous Book for Boys, now available on Amazon Video. Following his latest releases, Cliché Magazine caught up with Bateman to discuss his career as well as his daily life behind the scenes. BY T’KEYAH HAYES