3 DAYS TO KILL
As a young actress, HAILEE STEINFELD (Zooey) emerged as a
breakout star with her poignant Academy Award nominated performance in True
Upcoming, Steinfeld will be seen in the drama Hateship, Loveship opposite Guy
Pearce, Kristen Wiig, and Nick Nolte. In the film, Steinfeld stars as "Sabitha,"
a wild teenage girl who orchestrates a romance between her nanny and her father,
who is a recovering addict. The film recently premiered at the Toronto
International Film Festival and will be released by IFC in the Spring of 2014.
Additionally, she will star in John Carney's Can a Song Save Your Life?
opposite Keira Knightley, Mark Ruffalo, and Catherine Keener. The music-centered
story follows Gretta (Knightley) who moves with her longtime boyfriend to New
York but is heartbroken when her boyfriend dumps her for fame and fortune. Her
world takes a turn for the better when a down-on-his-luck record producer (Ruffalo)
stumbles upon her singing in a local bar and is immediately captivated together
becoming each other's last chance to turn their lives around. The film also
recently premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and will be
released by Weinstein in the Fall of 2014.
Steinfeld is currently in production on Ten Thousand Saints opposite Asa
Butterfield and Ethan Hawke. The film is a feature adaptation of Eleanor
Henderson's 2011 novel set in 1980s New York City in the age of CBGB, yuppies
and gentrification that culminated in 1988's Tompkins Square Park riots.
Following, Steinfeld will begin production on Term Life opposite Vince Vaughn.
The Peter Billingsley directed action-thriller is based on the graphic novel by
A.J. Lieberman and Nick Thornborrow. The film follows Nick Barrow (Vaughn), who
plans and sells heists to the highest bidder but finds himself hunted by mob
bosses, contract killers and dirty cops. To help his estranged daughter Cate (Steinfeld),
he takes out a life insurance policy on himself with her as the beneficiary but
he has to stay alive for 21 days, and takes his daughter on the run.
Steinfeld recently completed production on Kyle Newman's Barely Lethal.
Steinfeld will play the leading role of Megan, a 16-year-old international
assassin yearning for a "normal" adolescence. The film also stars Samuel L.
Jackson and Sophie Turner and is produced by Brett Ratner.
Prior to that, Steinfeld wrapped on the The Keeping Room opposite Brit
Marling. The Daniel Barber directed film centers around two sisters and an
African-American slave who are forced to defend their Southern home from
soldiers who have broken off from the fast-approaching Union Army.
Additionally, Steinfeld recently wrapped production on The Homesman opposite
Tommy Lee Jones, Meryl Streep, Hilary Swank, James Spader, John Lithgow and Tim
Blake Nelson. The film is about a man (Jones) who teams up with a pioneer woman
(Swank) to escort three insane women across the prairie back to civilization.
Steinfeld will play Tabitha Hutchinson, a poor, simple and barefooted teenager.
Steinfeld has been cast in For The Dogs, to be directed by Phillip Noyce and
star Sam Worthington. Steinfeld will play a precocious teenager who hired a
solitary assassin (Worthington) to exact revenge on those who murdered her
parents and younger brother.
Most recently, Steinfeld was seen opposite Douglas Booth in William
Shakespeare's classic Romeo & Juliet and the sci-fi action adventure, Ender's
Game opposite Harrison Ford, Ben Kingsley and Asa Butterfield.
In 2010, Steinfeld was chosen over 15,000 actresses for her role as Mattie
Ross, in the Coen Brothers' remake of True Grit. Starring opposite Jeff Bridges,
Matt Damon, and Josh Brolin, Steinfeld's convincing performance garnered her
universal acclaim with dozens of film critic award wins, including the Broadcast
Film Critics Association Award, the Chicago Film Critics Association Award, the
Toronto Film Critics Association Award, and the Vancouver Film Critics Circle
Award for Best Supporting Actress. In addition to her Academy Award nomination,
Steinfeld received a Screen Actors Guild nomination for Outstanding Performance
by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role, as well as a BAFTA Award nomination for
Best Actress in a Leading Role.
Steinfeld was seen as the face of Miuccia Prada's Miu Miu campaign in fall
2011. Having formed a relationship with the fashion house since wearing Prada
(the sister label) at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, Steinfeld has received
praise for her fashion sense, including from Vogue's Andre Leon Talley. Recently
she was honored with the 'Female Star of Tomorrow' award at CinemaCon in April
2013 and 'Face of the Future award' in June 2013 at the annual Women in Film
Steinfeld began acting at the age of eight, and immersed herself in acting
lessons for a full year before setting out on an audition. She has appeared in
several short films including, Heather: A Fairy Tale, She's A Fox, Grand Cru,
and Without Wings.
She currently resides in Los Angeles, with her family.
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