Lerman received positive reviews for his work, and was again nominated for the Young Artist Award - Best Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young Actor (2008).
It was the second consecutive year he received a nomination in that category, although this time he did not win.
stated that, though the film was uneven, Lerman "displays a supreme confidence". Also that year, Lerman had a leading role in the Renée Zellweger comedy feature My One and Only, playing a teenage character based on actor George Hamilton – depicted as an aspiring writer who, after his parents split, accompanies his mother and brother on a cross-country trip, eventually arriving in Hollywood.
During his teenage years, Lerman and his family had viewed his acting work as just a "hobby" before college; his parents had only become more comfortable with acting as a career in 2010, the year of Percy Jackson's release.
Lerman has stated that while appearing in his earliest roles as a child, he did not have "any conscious awareness of what I was doing or what was going on" In 2003, Lerman played nine-year-old Luke Chandler in the CBS made-for-television film A Painted House, based on the early life of author John Grisham and set in Black Oak, Arkansas in the early 1950s.Lerman gained further recognition for his roles in the western to Yuma, the thriller The Number 23, the comedy Meet Bill, and 2009's Gamer and My One and Only.He subsequently played d'Artagnan in 2011's The Three Musketeers, starred in the coming-of-age dramas The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012), Indignation (2016) and The Vanishing of Sidney Hall (2017), and had major roles in the 2014 films Noah and Fury.A Painted House was filmed in Lepanto and Clarksdale, Mississippi, in 2002.in Missouri who was destined to become President of the United States as an adult.Some actors refuse to disclose their love life while some others like to keep their fans updated via social account to gain popularity, or inform the fans simply.