FOREVER MY GIRL
JESSICA ROTHE (Josie) has quickly established herself as one
most in-demand young leading actresses. Rothe recently wrapped shooting the
title role in
MGM's musical adaptation of the 1983 romantic comedy Valley Girl, in which she
Julie. Directed by Rachel Goldenberg, and also starring Josh Whitehouse, Judy
Mae Whitman, Valley Girl will be released by MGM and Annapurna Pictures in June.
Rothe can currently be seen starring in the Universal thriller Happy Death
directed by Christopher Landon and produced by Jason Blum. The story centers on
woman trapped in a vicious cycle of her own death, who must solve the mystery of
murder before her chances run out.
Rothe was seen in a supporting role opposite Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling in
Lionsgate's La La Land, which won six Academy Awards
and seven Golden Globes.
Directed by Damien Chazelle, the film opened the 2016 Venice Film Festival,
and went on
to gross $445 million worldwide. Prior to that, Rothe starred in MTV's comedy
+ Jane," from creators Deborah Kaplan and Harry Elfont. Other TV credits include
series as ABC's "Happy Endings," CBS's Emmy
-nominated series "Blue Bloods" and the
CW's hit show "Gossip Girl."
Rothe's other film credits include Summertime from director Gabriele Muccino
Pounds, The Pursuit of Happyness), which premiered at the 2016 Venice Film
supporting role alongside Michael Shannon in Bart Freundlich's Wolves, which
the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival; Ben Lewin's Please Stand By, with Dakota Fanning
Collette; the indie feature Tater Tot & Patton; and IFC's The Preppie
Connection. Also known for
her comedic abilities, she starred in the independent comedy Lily & Kat opposite
Murray, and recurred on the hit web series "High Maintenance," which was sold to
Born and raised in Denver, Colorado, Rothe currently resides in Los Angeles.
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