RISE OF THE GUARDIANS
ISLA FISHER (Tooth Fairy) recently completed work on "The Great Gatsby," Baz
Luhrmann's 3D adaptation of the classic F. Scott Fitzgerald novel, in which she
stars with Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire and Carey Mulligan, as well as the
independent comedy "Bachelorette," written and directed by Leslye Headland and
starring Kirsten Dunst and Lizzy Caplan, which premiered at the 2012 Sundance
Film Festival. Fisher recently completed "Now You See Me," an independent
thriller with Mark Ruffalo, Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Melanie Laurent
and Morgan Freeman. Fisher also has a number of comedy projects in development
at Universal including "Cookie Queen," which she is also producing, "Desperados"
and "Life Coach."
Fisher is most widely recognized for her critically acclaimed performance as
Vince Vaughn's off-kilter love interest in the blockbuster "The Wedding
Crashers." Her additional film credits include Gore Verbinski's award-winning
animated feature "Rango," opposite Johnny Depp; John Landis's "Burke and Hare"
with Simon Pegg and Andy Serkis; "Confessions of a Shopaholic," based on the
best-selling book series by Sophie Kinsella; "Definitely, Maybe," a romantic
comedy starring Ryan Reynolds; the critically-acclaimed film "The Lookout,"
written and directed by Scott Frank and also starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and
Jeff Daniels; "Horton Hears a Who," with Jim Carrey and Steve Carrell; the
comedy "Hot Rod" with Andy Samberg; "Wedding Daze" with Jason Biggs and written
and directed by Michael Ian Black; David O. Russell's "I Heart Huckabees" and
"Scooby-Doo." She also starred in the scripted/improvisation TV series, "Pilot
Season," with comedic actors David Cross, Andy Dick, and Sarah Silverman.
Born in the Middle Eastern country of Oman, Fisher's family moved to the small
city of Perth in Western Australia when she was a young girl. At the age of
nine, Fisher was already appearing in commercials broadcast on Australian
television. She then became best known for her role as "Shannon Reed" in the
popular soap "Home & Away," which also helped launch the careers of Guy Pearce,
Naomi Watts, and Heath Ledger. While working on the set of "Home & Away," she
also found the time to write and release two best-selling teen-themed novels.
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