BEN IS BACK
KATHRYN NEWTON (Ivy) effortlessly shifts between comedic and
dramatic roles, and
her talents range from the soundstage to the golf course and beyond. This
continues to ascend on the leaderboard, making Variety's 2017 "Power of Young
Hollywood" list and
winning two Young Artist Awards. Her recent big-screen credits include Kay
which revolves around three parents who discover their daughters' pact to lose
their virginity at the
prom. The film stars Leslie Mann, Ike Barinholtz and John Cena as parents who
launch a covert,
one-night operation to stop the teens from sealing the deal. Newton also
appeared in Lady Bird,
opposite Greta Gerwig; Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, with Frances
Paranormal Activity 4, for which she won an Young Artist Award.
Newton recently wrapped production as the female lead in Detective Pikachu,
based on the
titular PokĂ©mon character. Ryan Reynolds will be the voice of the animated
Pikachu and Justice
Smith, star of "The Get Down," voices Tim Goodman. Newton is in production now
Untitled Chris Keyser Netflix drama.
Previously, Newton starred in the BBC/PBS miniseries "Little Women," opposite
Watson and Angela Lansbury; and HBO's "Big Little Lies," with Reese Witherspoon
Kidman and will return for "Big Little Lies" season two. Her other television
"Supernatural," "Mad Men," "Halt and Catch Fire" and "Gary Unmarried."
Newton was born in South Florida and began her acting career at the age of 4.
golfer, she was recently featured in Golf Digest, which recognized her as "The
Best Golfer in
Hollywood." After helping her Southern California high school golf team win
championships, Newton hopes to launch her own tournament for which adults and
child players pair
to raise money to encourage more young people to get into the game.
The actress lives in Los Angeles.
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