LESLIE MANN's comedic timing and standout performances captivate audiences and
She will next be seen starring opposite Paul Rudd in Judd Apatow's This is 40,
opening in late 2012. The
movie reunites the trio from the award-winning blockbuster Knocked Up, with Ms.
Mann and Mr. Rudd
reprising their characters from the earlier film for the writer/director.
Knocked Up garnered her a Chicago
Film Critics Association award nomination as Best Supporting Actress.
Her recent films include Elgin James' drama Little Birds, with Kate Bosworth,
Kay Panabaker, and Juno
Temple; David Dobkin's The Change-Up, with Ryan Reynolds and Jason Bateman; and
Glenn Ficarra and John
Requa's acclaimed I Love You Phillip Morris, with Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor.
She has completed
production on Sofia Coppola's The Bling Ring, with Emma Watson and Kirsten
ParaNorman continues Ms. Mann's recent voice performance work after Carlos
animated movie Rio, for which she played the main human character, and the
animated television series
Among her other feature films are Burr Steers' 17 Again, opposite Zac Efron;
Dennis Dugan's Big Daddy,
opposite Adam Sandler; Ben Stiller's The Cable Guy, with Jim Carrey and Matthew
Broderick; Sam Weisman's
George of the Jungle, opposite Brendan Fraser; Mike Figgis' Timecode; Edward
Burns' She's the One; Bruce
McCulloch's Stealing Harvard; Steve Brill's Drillbit Taylor; Robert Rodriguez's
Shorts; Jake Kasdan's Orange
County; and Judd Apatow's Funny People and The 40 Year Old Virgin.
Ms. Mann is a longtime supporter of the non-profit organization 826LA, which
focuses on encouraging
disadvantaged youths' writing skills by offering a range programs on-site at
their tutoring center and for
teachers to implement in their classrooms.
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