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Upcoming, BRIT MARLING (Sarah/ Written by/ Produced by) will be appearing in Robert Redford's THE COMPANY YOU KEEP, co-starring alongside Redford, Shia LaBeouf, and Stanley Tucci. The story centers on a former Weather Underground activist who goes on the run from a journalist who has discovered his identity. Sony Pictures Classics will release the film April 5, 2013.

Marling recently wrapped production on A.J. Edwards' THE GREEN BLADE RISES, opposite Diane Kruger, Wes Bentley and Jason Clarke. The film centers on Abraham Lincoln's childhood, and tells of the hardships that shaped him, the tragedy that marked him forever and the two women who guided him to immortality. Marling portrays 'Nancy Lincoln,' Abe's mother. Prior to lensing "The Green Blade Rises," Marling was seen in Nicholas Jarecki's financial thriller "Arbitrage," co-starring opposite Richard Gere, Susan Sarandon and Laetitia Casta. The film followed a desperate hedge fund magnate (Gere), trying to complete the sale of his financial empire before it's revealed that he is guilty of fraud.

In 2011, Marling made an indelible mark at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival as the first female multi-hyphenate to have two films premiere side by side. Marling's first feature length narrative film, ANOTHER EARTH, premiered at Sundance in the U.S. Dramatic Competition category. Directed by Mike Cahill, Marling stars, co-wrote and co-produced the film. ANOTHER EARTH tells the story of an ambitious young student Rhoda Williams' (Marling). On the night of the world's discovery of a new planet, her life crosses paths with an accomplished composer, John Burroughs' (William Mapother) in a tragic accident. Stripped of their former lives and hopes, the two begin an unlikely love affair and contemplate possibilities for a new existence together. But as cosmic events unfold, the secret that brought them together threatens to tear them apart. Her second feature length film, SOUND OF MY VOICE, premiered at Sundance in the Next category. Directed by Zal Batmanglij, Marling stars, co-wrote and co-produced the film. SOUND OF MY VOICE, follows a young couple who infiltrate a cult lead by 'Maggie,' (Marling). The couple soon finds themselves falling under Maggie's' spell, testing their relationship and their sense of reality. Fox Searchlight acquired both films following the festival premieres, and released them in 2011 and 2012, respectively. Brit was nominated for Independent Spirit Awards for both films in the categories of Best First Feature (alongside Cahill, Hunter Gray and Nicholas Shumacher) and Best First Screenplay (alongside Cahill) for ANOTHER EARTH, and for Best Supporting Female and Best First Feature (alongside Batmanglij, Hans C. Ritter and Shelley Surpin) for SOUND OF MY VOICE.

Marling's foray into filmmaking started during her college years at Georgetown University, as she began writing and starring in projects that her friends were working on. This introduction led Marling to take a leave of absence from school, moving to Havana, Cuba to co- direct the documentary Boxers and Ballerinas, which followed young artists and athletes living in the communist country. Marling graduated valedictorian from Georgetown, having studied Economics and Studio Art. Her work experience included a stint as an investment-banking analyst at Goldman Sachs.

Realizing that acting and filmmaking was what she found most fulfilling, Marling followed her passion and moved to Los Angeles, where she currently resides.

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