In 2014, W magazine named ELLEN PAGE [Stacie Andree] one of
their "New Royals", an actress
defining a generation. Page, an Academy Award-nominated actress, continues to
build upon her on
screen presence with performances that span both tentpole and art-house films.
Expanding on her
impressive body of work, she has recently stepped behind the camera as a
passion projects on the big and small screen.
Page will soon star in Patricia Rozema's Into the Forest, starring opposite
Evan Rachel Wood. Based on
Jean Hegland's acclaimed novel of same name, the film recounts the story of two
struggling to survive after the collapse of society in the not too distant
future. Produced by Page, Niv
Fichman and Aaron, L Gilbert, the film will premiere at the 2015 Toronto
International Film Festival.
Page recently tackled the small screen, with developing and producing a new
documentary series titled
Gaycation, with Ian Daniel. Created with VICE and Spike Jonze, the series
follows Page and Daniel as
they travel through different cities around the world, exploring the sometimes
dark and disturbing
perspective of each city's LGBT community, as well as the local culture's
overall attitude toward LGBT
people. The series will premiere on VICE's new TV channel later this year.
Page recently completed production on Tallulah, opposite Allison Janney.
Directed by Orange Is the New
Black writer Sian Heder, the film tells the story of a woman who rescues a baby
from her reckless mother
and pretends the child is hers, with the help of her ex-boyfriend's mother.
Ocean Blue Entertainment and
Route One Films produced the film.
Next up, Page is set to star in Lioness, an indie drama which tells the true
story of Lance Corporal Leslie
Martz, a U.S. Marine sent to Afghanistan with the dual mandate of gaining the
trust of Afghan women
while also secretly extracting information about their Taliban husbands. The
script was penned by
Rosalind Ross (Matador) and is being produced by James Dahl. Page is also
attached to star in Craig
Viveiros' Queen and Country for Twentieth Century Fox, based on a graphic novel
by Greg Rucka. Peter
Chernin is producing through his Chernin Entertainment banner, along with Jenno
Page recently starred in the seventh installation of the X-Men franchise,
Bryan Singer's X-Men: Days of
Future Past, reprising her role as "Kitty Pryde" from the previous film, X-Men:
The Last Stand. The two
films alone grossed nearly $2 billion at the worldwide box office.
With her breakout role in Jason Reitman's hit comedy Juno, Page received
Academy Award, BAFTA,
Golden Globe and SAG Best Actress nominations, and won the Independent Spirit
Award for her
performance. Additional credits include: Christopher Nolan's Inception, Woody
Allen's To Rome With
Love; Lynn Shelton's Touchy Feely; Drew Barrymore's Whip It; Zal Batmanglij's
thriller, The East; and
David Lander's Peacock; Bruce McDonald's The Tracey Fragment, An American Crime;
The Stone Angel; Alison Murray's, Mouth to Mouth; Daniel MacIvor's, Wilby
Wonderful and Noam Murro's
Smart People and David Slade's Hard Candy.
In 2014, Page publicly came out as gay. She gave a moving and deeply personal
speech at Time to
Thrive, a conference to promote the welfare of LGBT youth. The speech reached
millions around the
world as she eloquently shared she was there because she hoped to "make a
difference, and help others
have an easier, more hopeful time" and felt a "personal obligation and social
responsibility." Since then,
Page has gone on to receive the support and admiration from peers and fans
alike, for her courage and
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