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As an emerging actress on the rise, IMOGEN POOTS challenges
herself with each new role and continues to evolve her body of work with every
project she takes on.
Imogen is currently in production on Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone's
"Conner4Real" opposite Andy Samberg. Produced by Apatow Productions, the film is
expected to premiere in 2016.
Following that, Imogen stars in Jeremy Saulnier's "Green Room". Imogen portrays
Amber, a young woman in a punk rock band who finds themselves trapped in a
secluded venue after stumbling upon a horrific act of violence. The film, which
is premiering at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival in the Directors Fortnight
section, will be released by Broad Green later 2015. Also upcoming, Imogen will
be seen in as Della in Terrence Mallick's "The Knight of Cups" with Christian
Bale and Natalie Portman; the film follows a screenwriter living in LA tries to
make sense of the strange events occurring around him. BroadGreen will release
the film December 11, 2015.
Recently, Imogen completed production on Matthew M. Ross' "Frank and
Lola" opposite Michael Shannon. The story of betrayal, forgiveness, obsession
and revenge follows Frank (Shannon) and Lola (Poots) on a Halloween night in
which Frank, a Las Vegas chef, falls in love with Lola, a mysterious girl who is
new to town. Prior to that, Imogen lensed the independent comedy-drama "A
Country Called Home" which Anna Axster directed from her own screenplay. The
film centers on a jaded young woman a small Texas town finding her world
unexpectedly shaken by the news of her estranged father's death which sets her
off on a journey to redefine her path in life.
Since making her breakthrough performance as "Tammy" in Juan Carlos Fesnadilo's
critically acclaimed film "28 Weeks Later", Imogen has continued to impress
critics and audiences alike. She was most recently seen in John Ridley's "All Is
By My Side" co-starring Andre Benjamin and Hayley Atwell, Pascal Chaumameil's "A
Long Way Down" with Aaron Paul, Pierce Brosnan and Toni Collette and Irvine
Welsh's "Filth", a follow up to "Trainspotting", with James McAvoy.
Other film credits include Scott Waugh's "Need for Speed" co-starring Aaron
Paul, Tom Gormican's "That Awkward Moment" opposite Zac Efron; Michael
Winterbottom's "The Look Of Love", co-starring opposite Steve Coogan and Tamsin
Egerton; Daniel Algrant's "Greetings from Tim Buckley" opposite Penn Badgley;
Yaron Zilberman's "A Late Quartet" alongside Christopher Walken, Catherine
Keener, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Mark Ivanir; Simon Aboud's "Comes a Bright
Day", alongside Craig Roberts, Kevin McKidd and Timothy Spall. Additionally,
Craig Gillespie's "Fright Night", opposite Colin Farrell and Anton Yelchin; Cary
Fukunaga's "Jane Eyre" alongside Mia Wasikowska and Michael Fassbender; "Chatroom" with
Aaron Johnson; Neil Marshall's "Centurion" with Michael Fassbender; "Waking
Madison" opposite Elisabeth Shue, Sarah Roemer and Frances Conroy; "Solitary
Man" with Michael Douglas and Susan Sarandon; "Cracks" with Juno Temple; Richard
Linklater's "Me and Orson Welles" with Zac Efron and Christian McKay;
Beyond film, Imogen' television credits include BBC's "Miss Austen Regrets" as
"Fanny Knight" ITV's "Bouquet of Barbed Wire" as "Prue Sorensen," and
BBC's "Christopher and His Kind" as "Jean Ross."
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