Previously, Cera has also acted as the touring bassist for indie rock supergroup Mister Heavenly.
Cera made his theater debut in a production of Kenneth Lonergan's play This Is Our Youth in a two-week run during March 2012 at the Sydney Opera House.The play also featured his Scott Pilgrim co-star Kieran Culkin and Tavi Gevinson.Cera was cast as Scott Pilgrim in the film adaptation of the graphic novel series by Bryan Lee O'Malley after the film's director Edgar Wright had seen Arrested Development and needed an actor "audiences will still follow even when the character is being a bit of an ass". the World, follows Pilgrim, a musician who must battle the seven evil exes of his girlfriend Ramona (played by Mary Elizabeth Winstead).It was released in cinemas in August 2010, whereupon it became a box office bomb after just grossing .7 million against a production budget of –90 million.In his final film of 2009, Cera starred in Youth in Revolt, an adaptation of the eponymous novel.
He played a shy teenager named Nick Twisp who creates a destructive alter ego, François Dillinger, after becoming smitten with a girl, who is played Portia Doubleday.
"While we were filming I went from performing three, four nights a week to once a month at most.
It’s one of the things I missed the most."She also has an HBOseries and another movie in the works, but her lifelong ambition is just to rock out a little.
For his performance in the 2018 production of Lonergan's Lobby Hero, Cera was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play.
In addition to acting, Cera is a musician, having released his debut album True That in 2014.
The show featured guest stars such as David Cross, Andy Richter and Patton Oswalt, and was distributed via CBS's internet channel, CBS Innertube.