THE ART OF RACING IN THE RAIN
AMANDA SEYFRIED (Eve) has established herself as one of
Hollywood's most captivating young leading actresses.
Sayfried will next be seen starring in David Koeep's thriller You Should Have
Left, alongside Kevin Bacon. Blumhouse will release the film later this year.
Seyfried can currently be seen starring in Paul Schrader's critically
acclaimed film First Reformed opposite Ethan Hawke. The film first premiered at
The Venice Film Festival and A24 released the film on May 18, 2018. The film has
been included in this year's awards circuit, earning an Independent Spirit Award
nomination and AFI's "Movie of the Year" Award.
In 2018, Seyfried reprised her role as Sophie in Ol Parker's film Mamma Mia:
Here We Go Again. Universal released the sequel on July 20, 2018. The first
film, directed by Phyllida Lloyd, was released in July 2008 and has grossed more
than $600 million internationally.
Seyfried also appeared in Nash Edgerton's Gringo, alongside Charlize Theron,
David Oyelowo and Joel Edgerton and in Andrew Niccol's film Anon opposite Clive
In 2017, Seyfried appeared in David Lynch's critically acclaimed Twin Peaks
revival, which premiered on Showtime. She also starred alongside Shirley
MacLaine in Mark Pellington's film The Last Word, which was released by Obscured
In 2016, Seyfried starred alongside Aaron Paul and Russell Crowe in Gabriele
Muccino's film Fathers and Daughters.
In 2015, Seyfried received critical praise for her theater debut in Neil
LaBute's off-Broadway The Way We Get By. Produced by Leigh Silverman, Second
Stage Theatre hosted the production in New York from April to June 2015.
Also in 2015, Seyfried starred in Seth MacFarlane's Ted 2, the sequel to the
box hit film Ted, opposite Mark Walhberg for Universal Pictures, Noah Baumbach's
film While We're Young opposite Naomi Watts and Ben Stiller, Love the Coopers
In 2014, Seyfried starred in Seth MacFarlane's A Million Ways to Die in the
West starring alongside MacFarlane and Charlize Theron.
In 2013, Seyfried lent her voice to 20th Century Fox's animated film Epic.
Other voices in the film included Beyonce Knowles, Christoph Waltz and Colin
Farrell. She also starred in Millennium/Radius Films' Lovelace, a drama directed
by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman. The film tells the true story of Linda
Lovelace, the world's first adult film star, who is abused by the industry and
by her coercive husband, before fighting back and taking control of her life.
Peter Sarsgaard and Sharon Stone also star in the film.
In 2012, she starred in Universal's film adaptation of Les Miserables, in
which she plays Cosette, opposite Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackman and Russel Crowe.
Tom Hooper directed the film, which was released on December 25, 2012 and was
nominated for a Golden Globe award. The film has grossed over $400 million
In 2011, Seyfried starred opposite Justin Timberlake in New Regency's sci-fi
action thriller, In Time, from writer-director Andrew Niccol.
In 2010, Seyfried starred alongside Channing Tatum in the box office hit,
Dear John, the adaptation of the Nicolas Sparks (The Notebook) bestseller. In
the film, Seyfried plays a young woman who meets and falls in love with a
soldier (Channing Tatum) while he's on leave. Lasse Hallstrom (The Cider House
Rules, Chocolat) directed from a script by Jamie Linden. Dear John grossed more
than $100 million worldwide and is the highest opening film to date for Sony
Screen Gems. Also in 2010, Seyfried also starred in the Summit film, Letters to
Juliet, in which she plays a young American who travels to Verona, Italy to
answer letters people write to the fictional Juliet of Romeo and Juliet fame.
The film is directed by Gary Winick (Bride Wars, 13 Going On 30) and also stars
Vanessa Redgrave and Gael Garcia Bernal.
Also in 2010, Seyfried starred in Chloe, an Atom Egoyan-directed thriller
where she shares the screen with Julianne Moore and Liam Neeson. Seyfried plays
an escort hired by a successful doctor (Moore) to test her husband's fidelity.
In 2009, Seyfried starred in the Fox film Jennifer's Body. In the film
written by Diablo Cody (Juno), Seyfried plays Needy, the best friend of
Jennifer, (Megan Fox) a possessed cheerleader who begins killing boys in a small
On the TV front, Seyfried received critical praise for her starring role in
HBO's Golden Globe-nominated drama Big Love.
A Pennsylvania native, Seyfried started her career by modeling at the age of
11. She soon turned to acting and landed her first contract role in 2000 as Lucy
Montgomery on As the World Turns. In 2002, All My Children signed her to the
contract role of Joni Stafford. Her big break, though, was in 2004's Mean Girls,
the Lorne Michaels/Tina Fey/Paramount where she co-starred with Lindsay Lohan
and Rachel McAdams. Together they won the Best On-Screen Team Award at the MTV
In 2005, Seyfried starred in the Sundance Film Festival favorite Nine Lives.
Written and directed by Rodrigo Garcia, the film also starred Sissy Spacek,
Glenn Close, Holly Hunter, Robin Wright Penn and Dakota Fanning. In 2006, she
appeared in Alpha Dog, directed by Nick Cassavetes, and starring Justin
Timberlake, Sharon Stone, Emile Hirsy and Bruce Willis. She followed this with
American Gun, starring Donald Sutherland, Forest Whitaker and Marcia Gay Harden.
Amanda Seyfried is an avid supporter of the non-profit organizations Best
Friends Animal Society and I Am That Girl.
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