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Rooney Mara

Mara at the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival
Born Patricia Rooney Mara
c. 1985
Bedford, New York, U.S.
Other name(s) Tricia Mara
Occupation Actress
Years active 2005–present
.Patricia Rooney Mara (born c. 1985)[1] is an American actress.^ Actress Rooney Mara (Urban Legends: Bloody Mary, this fall’s Youth in Revolt) is also in final talks to join the cast as the film’s heroine, Nancy.
  • EW.COM: KELLAN LUTZ IN TALKS TO JOIN 'A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET' CAST - Twilighters Anonymous - New Moon Movie 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC twilightersanonymous.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The actresses Kate and Rooney Mara are the daughters of Chris Mara , the granddaughters of Wellington Mara and the great-granddaughters of both Art Rooney and Giants' founder Tim Mara .
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^ Kathleen Rooney Mara was born in Pittsburgh and now lives in New York with her husband and three dogs.
  • Pittsburgh in Words - 940 by Kathleen Rooney Mara 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC pittsburghinwords.org [Source type: General]

.Her films in 2009 include Dare, and the upcoming The Winning Season and Tanner Hall.^ Gigantic Pictures is proud to announce our most recent production, DARE premiered in Dramatic Competition of the 2009 Sundance Film Festival !

^ Huffington Post ] Taraji P. Henson has talked about her upcoming film " Hurricane Season ."
  • :: The Playlist ::: 04/19/2009 - 04/26/2009 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC theplaylist.blogspot.com [Source type: General]

.In 2010, she appeared in Youth in Revolt and will star as Nancy Thompson in A Nightmare on Elm Street, a remake of the 1984 horror film.^ Nightmare on Elm Street (2010) WallPapers / Desktops - PosterGeek.com .
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^ A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET (2010) is set for an April 2010 release.
  • A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET wraps... 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC www.fangoria.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Younger sibling Rooney Mara has been cast as Nancy Thompson in the upcoming remake of " Nightmare On Elm Street ."
  • :: The Playlist ::: 04/19/2009 - 04/26/2009 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC theplaylist.blogspot.com [Source type: General]

.Mara also oversees the charity Faces of Kibera, which benefits orphans from the Kibera slum in Nairobi, Kenya, one of the largest slums in Africa.^ On a side note, Roony Mara is also oversees a charity called 'Faces of Kibera'.
  • Freddy has found his Nancy - HorrorMovies.ca 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC www.horror-movies.ca [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Their goal is to build an orphanage near the Kibera slum of Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Freddy has found his Nancy - HorrorMovies.ca 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC www.horror-movies.ca [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Rooney Mara is doing wonderful works to help the children of Kibera, one of the worst slums in the world.
  • THE BEST FOOTBALL AUCTION EVER 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC blogs.nypost.com [Source type: General]

.She is the younger sister of actress Kate Mara.^ Like her sister Kate, she's a successful actress.
  • THE BEST FOOTBALL AUCTION EVER 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC blogs.nypost.com [Source type: General]

^ Rooney Mara, sister of Kate Mara, will play the female lead in next year's "re-imagining" of A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984).
  • Christianity Today Movies Blog: Newsbites: The '80s live forever edition! 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC blog.christianitytoday.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The actresses Kate and Rooney Mara are the daughters of Chris Mara , the granddaughters of Wellington Mara and the great-granddaughters of both Art Rooney and Giants' founder Tim Mara .
  • Cards miss spirit of St. Louis 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC www.nydailynews.com [Source type: News]

Contents

Early life

.Mara was born and raised in Bedford, New York, a town in Westchester County, a suburb of New York City.^ Mara is the sister of Kate Mara from Shooter , We Are Marshall , and a couple of other things, and both are granddaughters of the celebrated NFL owner Wellington Mara of the New York Giants.
  • Freddy Krueger Finds a Teenage Nemesis - Get The Big Picture - 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC www.getthebigpicture.net [Source type: General]

^ The Brothers Bloom," opens in New York and L.A. on May 15, expands to select cities on May 22 and is in theaters everywhere on May 29.
  • :: The Playlist ::: 04/19/2009 - 04/26/2009 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC theplaylist.blogspot.com [Source type: General]

^ On December 21st, 1999, he is cryogenically frozen and wakes up 1000 years in the future in the city of New New York.
  • forces of geek: 7/1/09 - 8/1/09 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC www.forcesofgeek.com [Source type: General]

[2] .She is the daughter of Chris Mara, the vice president of player evaluation for the New York Giants, and Kathleen (née Rooney).^ Copyright © 2008 Kathleen Rooney Mara.
  • Pittsburgh in Words - 940 by Kathleen Rooney Mara 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC pittsburghinwords.org [Source type: General]

^ Rooney Mara, the daughter of Chris and Kathleen Mara, has put together an incredible auction of Giants experiences and memorabilia.
  • THE BEST FOOTBALL AUCTION EVER 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC blogs.nypost.com [Source type: General]

^ Her dad Chris is the son of Wellington Mara and is the Giants vice president of player evaluation.
  • THE BEST FOOTBALL AUCTION EVER 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC blogs.nypost.com [Source type: General]

She has three siblings: Daniel, Conor and Kate. Mara is the great-granddaughter of Pittsburgh Steelers founder Art .Rooney, Sr. and Giants founder Tim Mara.^ The actresses Kate and Rooney Mara are the daughters of Chris Mara , the granddaughters of Wellington Mara and the great-granddaughters of both Art Rooney and Giants' founder Tim Mara .
  • Cards miss spirit of St. Louis 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC www.nydailynews.com [Source type: News]

^ Rooney Mara, the daughter of Chris and Kathleen Mara, has put together an incredible auction of Giants experiences and memorabilia.
  • THE BEST FOOTBALL AUCTION EVER 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC blogs.nypost.com [Source type: General]

^ NIronwolf Rooney Mara is the great grand daughter of Arthur J. Rooney Sr, the founder of the Pittsburgh Steelers.
  • Freddy Krueger Finds a Teenage Nemesis - Get The Big Picture - 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC www.getthebigpicture.net [Source type: General]

[3] Her grandfather, Tim Rooney, has run Yonkers Raceway in Yonkers, New York since 1972.[4]
.Mara graduated from Fox Lane High School and then travelled to Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia in South America for four months as part of the Traveling School, an open learning environment.^ Mara graduated from Fox Lane High School one year early and was accepted to NYU Tisch School of the Arts.
  • I Just Wanna...Kate Mara Nude 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC www.ijustwanna.com [Source type: General]

^ Lutz would play a school jock, while Mara is on-board to play a girl eager to leave town after graduation.
  • Daily news dose: Stephen Dorff to play porn 'Star;' Kellan Lutz boards 'Nightmare' reboot - The Screening Log - blogging film 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC www.screeninglog.com [Source type: General]

^ It's a feeling I never thought I'd get to experience, given the fact that I barely graduated high school.
  • forces of geek: 7/1/09 - 8/1/09 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC www.forcesofgeek.com [Source type: General]

.She attended the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University, where she studied psychology, international social policy, and nonprofits.^ And now, it looks like every last bit of minutia will be studied at the new site, Lost University .
  • forces of geek: 7/1/09 - 8/1/09 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC www.forcesofgeek.com [Source type: General]

^ There's also the documentaries " Throw Down Your Heart "--about Bela Fleck's recent trip through Africa ( 100% )--and " Nursery University ," which focuses on the increasingly competitive New York City nursery school scene ( N/A ).
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[5]
.Mara was inspired to act by going to see musical theatre and by watching old movies, like Gone with the Wind (1939), Rebecca (1940), and Bringing Up Baby (1938), with her mother.^ We like old, classic movies too, and in many cases more so than the regular old bullshit.
  • :: The Playlist ::: 04/19/2009 - 04/26/2009 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC theplaylist.blogspot.com [Source type: General]

^ They totaly messed up the Score for the FT13th Remake...It felt and sounded like 'nothing' from a FT13th movie...Yet I did like the intro tune, but the rest sucked.
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^ I’d really like to go back to the world of DISTRICT 9 - which, without Sharlto’s character, would be a very different kind of movie.
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[6] .She also wanted to be like her older sister, Kate Mara, a professional actress.^ Like her sister Kate, she's a successful actress.
  • THE BEST FOOTBALL AUCTION EVER 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC blogs.nypost.com [Source type: General]

^ Rooney Mara, sister of Kate Mara, will play the female lead in next year's "re-imagining" of A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984).
  • Christianity Today Movies Blog: Newsbites: The '80s live forever edition! 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC blog.christianitytoday.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Mara resisted pursuing acting as a child, stating to The Journal News that "it never seemed that honorable to me, and I guess I was always afraid that I might fail."[2] While at NYU, she acted in a few student films and won the role of Juliet in Romeo and Juliet, after being signed up to audition by a friend. Mara then began pursuing a career in acting.[2]

Acting

.Mara made her professional acting debut in a bit-part in the direct-to-video horror film Urban Legends: Bloody Mary in 2005. She next appeared on the television series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit in the episode "Fat" in 2006, and guest-starred on the legal drama Women's Murder Club in the episode "Blind Dates and Bleeding Hearts" in 2007. She appeared in the TV series The Cleaner in the episode "Rebecca" in 2008, and in the feature films Dream Boy and Friends (With Benefits) that year.^ Mara started her professional acting career in 1997 as a guest in an episode of Law & Order .
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^ In 2000 and 2001 she returned to television with guest spots on Madigan Men , Ed , and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit .
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^ You might remember her from Urban Legends: Bloody Mary.
  • Premiere's Movie News and Views: 4.23.09: Premiere.com's Short Take 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC news.premiere.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Mara guest-starred on NBC's ER as Megan, in the episodes "Old Times" and "I Feel Good", in 2009.
.Mara landed her first lead role in the film Tanner Hall, starring Amy Sedaris and Tom Everett Scott.^ Starring as leads Nancy, the girl next door, and Quentin, the Johnny Depp equivalent, are Rooney Mara and Kyle Gallner fresh faces to the world of horror films.
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^ I first saw her in the much hated (not sure why) Danny Boyle film The Beach , which starred Leonardo Dicaprio.
  • forces of geek: 7/1/09 - 8/1/09 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC www.forcesofgeek.com [Source type: General]

^ The film stars Jackie Earle Haley (WATCHMEN, BAD NEWS BEARS) in the role of Freddy Krueger, taking over the glove from Robert Englund.
  • Rooney Mara signed for ELM STREET II? 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC www.fangoria.com [Source type: General]
  • A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET wraps... 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC www.fangoria.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.A story of four girls set in a boarding school, Mara plays Fernanda, who has an affair with a married family friend (Tom Everett Scott).^ This isn't really big news since Rooney Mara -- who plays Nancy in the film -- revealed ...
  • Nightmare on Elm Street (2010) WallPapers / Desktops - PosterGeek.com 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC www.postergeek.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ You know how as a kid you would pick what game of pretend you were going to play that day after school with your friends?
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^ Author Christine Wheeler has woven a special story about a little girl who creates something beautiful and learns her first lesson about forgiveness and compassion.
  • Sundance Film Festival News - The Envelope - LA Times 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC latimesblogs.latimes.com [Source type: General]

[7] .After working on the film, Mara dropped her first name, Patricia, to be known professionally by her middle name.^ First and foremost, if you work in the film business, in any capacity, you've dreamed of winning an Oscar, myself included.
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^ Anyway, the first film is an animated movie named “Tainted Milk” by ScreamerClawz.
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^ Stephen Dorff and director Stephen Norrington worked together on the first BLADE back in 1998, and last year Dorff said that a prequel to the BLADE films was planned.
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."I never really liked my first name," Mara said.^ I fell into Twilight because an old Buffy friend of mine said I would like it since I didn’t have my show anymore.
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^ Nonno” was a strange name for an Irish grandfather, but my maternal grandfather, Joe, was a first-generation Italian-American, and “nonno,” which means “grandfather” in Italian, was my very first word.
  • Pittsburgh in Words - 940 by Kathleen Rooney Mara 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC pittsburghinwords.org [Source type: General]

^ I have never been to Comic Con so this was my first year.
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"I never felt like a Tricia. And Rooney is more memorable", she stated to Paper magazine.[8]
.Mara's experience lead to other film work, including the comedy Youth in Revolt, starring Michael Cera and directed by Miguel Arteta.^ Actress Rooney Mara (Urban Legends: Bloody Mary, this fall’s Youth in Revolt) is also in final talks to join the cast as the film’s heroine, Nancy.
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^ Starring as leads Nancy, the girl next door, and Quentin, the Johnny Depp equivalent, are Rooney Mara and Kyle Gallner fresh faces to the world of horror films.
  • IESB Set Visit Preview: On My Way to Visit A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC www.iesb.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ First and foremost, if you work in the film business, in any capacity, you've dreamed of winning an Oscar, myself included.
  • forces of geek: 7/1/09 - 8/1/09 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC www.forcesofgeek.com [Source type: General]

.The film is based on the 1993 cult novel of the same name by C.D. Payne.^ The film will be based on the cult '60s supernatural TV show created by Dan Curtis .
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^ THR ] Richard J. Lewis is set to direct Paul Giamatti in " Barney's Version ," a film based on Mordecai Richler 's final novel.
  • :: The Playlist ::: 04/19/2009 - 04/26/2009 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC theplaylist.blogspot.com [Source type: General]

^ The feature film project I'm currently focusing on as a producer is called STEALING FACES, based on the novel by Michael Prescott.
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[9][10] .Mara plays Taggarty, the love interest of Cera’s best friend, a character who is trying to sleep with 50 guys before she goes to college.^ This isn't really big news since Rooney Mara -- who plays Nancy in the film -- revealed ...
  • Nightmare on Elm Street (2010) WallPapers / Desktops - PosterGeek.com 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC www.postergeek.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ But with an unknown, it’s easier to get lost in the film and relate to the character as a regular girl who just tries to stay up all night so she won’t get killed in her sleep by a burn victim with claw hands who used to kill children before he was burned to death by a group of angry parents.
  • "Nightmare on Elm Street" gets a new Nancy | AfterEllen.com 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC www.afterellen.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Who do you think would be best suited to portray the character?
  • forces of geek: 7/1/09 - 8/1/09 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC www.forcesofgeek.com [Source type: General]

[11]
.Mara appeared in the independent film Dare in 2009 as Courtney, the best friend of Alexa (Emmy Rossum), a high school student set on expanding her life experience.^ "Dare" follows three teenagers through the last semester of high school: Alexa (Emmy Rossum), the overachieving good girl; Ben (Ashley Springer), the melancholy outsider; and Johnny (Zach Gilford), the rich kid who has everything.
  • Image Entertainment Acquires Sundance Favorite "Dare," Set for Theaters November 13 - WSJ.com 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC online.wsj.com [Source type: General]

^ Dare” follows three teenagers through the last semester of high school: Alexa (Emmy Rossum), the overachieving good girl; Ben (Ashley Springer), the melancholy outsider; and Johnny (Zach Gilford), the rich kid who has everything.
  • Image Entertainment Acquires Sundance Favorite Dare, Set for Theaters November 13 - Yahoo! Canada Finance 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC ca.news.finance.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

^ This theory appears to be incorrect, though all parties involve do believe that the leaked print suggests the film will be completely forgettable at best.
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[12] .She also filmed The Winning Season that year, starring Emma Roberts and Sam Rockwell, playing a high school basketball player in a story similar to The Bad News Bears.^ According to EW , Lutz will play "Dean, a well-liked, well-off high school jock."
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^ The film, which is narrated by Chris Cooper , follows pitcher Luis Tiant as he returns to Cuba after 19 years seasons with the Boston Red Sox.
  • :: The Playlist ::: 04/19/2009 - 04/26/2009 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC theplaylist.blogspot.com [Source type: General]

^ The film stars Jackie Earle Haley (WATCHMEN, BAD NEWS BEARS) in the role of Freddy Krueger, taking over the glove from Robert Englund.
  • Rooney Mara signed for ELM STREET II? 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC www.fangoria.com [Source type: General]
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[13] .Dare and The Winning Season premiered at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival.^ The 2009 Fantasia Film Festival : Here's my selection for today.
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^ The 2009 Fantasia Film Festival : My selection for today is SMALL GAUGE TRAUMA 2009 .
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^ Image Entertainment’s J. Beck negotiated the rights to the film, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in the U.S. Dramatic Competition this year, with Sarah Lash at Cinetic Media.
  • Image Entertainment Acquires Sundance Favorite Dare, Set for Theaters November 13 - Yahoo! Canada Finance 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC ca.news.finance.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

Mara was included on Filmmaker magazine's list of "25 New Faces of Independent Film" in mid-2009.[6]
.Mara will star in A Nightmare on Elm Street, a 2010 remake of the 1984 horror film of the same name.^ Nightmare on Elm Street (2010) WallPapers / Desktops - PosterGeek.com .
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^ A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET (2010) is set for an April 2010 release.
  • A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET wraps... 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC www.fangoria.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET opens in theaters April 16, 2010.
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[14] .Mara plays the protagonist Nancy Thompson, a teenage girl who is eager to leave town after graduating from high school.^ Rooney Mara plays Nancy Thompson, the girl who can't wait to leave town after graduation.
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^ This isn't really big news since Rooney Mara -- who plays Nancy in the film -- revealed ...
  • Nightmare on Elm Street (2010) WallPapers / Desktops - PosterGeek.com 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC www.postergeek.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Rooney Mara, who recently starred in 'Urban Legends: Bloody Mary', is in final negotiations with Platinum Dunes to take over for Heather Langenkamp as Nancy Thompson in the reboot of Nightmare on Elm Street according to BD .
  • Freddy has found his Nancy - HorrorMovies.ca 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC www.horror-movies.ca [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[15] .Directed by Samuel Bayer, Mara began shooting the film in Chicago on May 5, 2009.[16] Mara told Filmmaker that she felt that the remake's Nancy is "completely different from the original" and could be described as "the loneliest girl in the world".[6] The film will be released on April 30, 2010. Mara will also appear in a sequel to the remake, continuing her role as Nancy Thompson.^ Director Samuel Bayer is helming the action which will begin shooting May 5th in Chicago.
  • Kellan Lutz in NIGHTMARE - Mania.com 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC www.mania.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The film will be released in the U.S. on May 20, 2011.
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^ The film is slated to begin shooting May 5 in Chicago.
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[17]
.Mara appeared at the Hamptons International Film Festival in October 2009 as part of its Breakthrough Performers Program, where she was tutored alongside Zach Gilford, Emmy Rossum and Emma Stone by Sharon Stone.^ The 2009 Sundance Film Festival runs January 15-25 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden, and Sundance, Utah.
  • MCN Press Release: Sundance Announces Competition Slate 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC www.moviecitynews.com [Source type: News]

^ Now it's screening during the 52nd San Francisco International Film Festival as part of the already announced, "An Evening with Francis Ford Coppola & Friends " taking place May 1 at the Castro Theatre, in honor of Coppola's career.
  • :: The Playlist ::: 04/19/2009 - 04/26/2009 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC theplaylist.blogspot.com [Source type: General]

^ After premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival last year, Claire Dennis ' " 35 Shot Of Rum " has is set for U.S. distribution after striking a deal with The Cinema Guild.
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[18] .Mara shot the independent feature Kaboom in October 2009, a film about the sexual awakening of a group of college students, written and directed by Gregg Araki.^ With that offer in mind, the filmmaker thought about " Nation's Pride ," the Nazi propaganda film within-the-film, and asked Roth to direct that .
  • :: The Playlist ::: 04/19/2009 - 04/26/2009 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC theplaylist.blogspot.com [Source type: General]

^ The film was previously revealed to be about "a group of hitmen are sent their victims from the future."
  • :: The Playlist ::: 04/19/2009 - 04/26/2009 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC theplaylist.blogspot.com [Source type: General]

^ Told entirely from POV camera shots, this film is set to shock and scare audiences October 27th in video stores across the country.
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.She joins Roxane Mesquida, Thomas Dekker, and Kelly Lynch in the cast.^ Plot for Werewolf Chronicles My Intro to Horror Class Kelly McGillis Joins the Cast ...
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^ Tonight, ShockTillYouDrop.com has learned Thomas Dekker is in final negotiations to join the cast as "Jesse," a jock on the swim team.
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^ She joins the already announced Jackie Earle Haley , Thomas Dekker and Kyle Gallner in the cast.
  • :: The Playlist ::: 04/19/2009 - 04/26/2009 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC theplaylist.blogspot.com [Source type: General]

[19] .Mara will appear in The Social Network, a film by David Fincher, starring Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield and Justin Timberlake.^ The film stars Jackie Earle Haley, Rooney Mara, Kyle Gallner, Thomas Dekker, Kellan Lutz, Katie Cassidy and Connie Britton.
  • Freddy Krueger First Look - Mania.com 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC www.mania.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Piven plays a used car salesman in the film which also stars Ving Rhames , Ed Helms , Alan Thicke and David Koechner .
  • :: The Playlist ::: 04/19/2009 - 04/26/2009 20 September 2009 12:12 UTC theplaylist.blogspot.com [Source type: General]

[20] .Her character breaks up with Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, which inspires him to start the social networking website.^ The trailer starts with Freddy (still alive) being chased down a dark street by the mob that winds up killing him.
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[8]

Faces of Kibera

.Mara oversees the charity Faces of Kibera, which provides housing, food, and medical care for orphans in Kibera, a slum in Nairobi, Kenya where approximately 1 million people live in a single square mile.^ On a side note, Roony Mara is also oversees a charity called 'Faces of Kibera'.
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^ Their goal is to build an orphanage near the Kibera slum of Nairobi, Kenya.
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.The charity's goal is to build an orphanage in the region, for which 6 acres of land have been purchased.^ Their goal is to build an orphanage near the Kibera slum of Nairobi, Kenya.
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[2] .The charity auctions memorabilia from the Steelers and Giants, as well as training camp events on eBay to raise money.^ Rooney Mara, the daughter of Chris and Kathleen Mara, has put together an incredible auction of Giants experiences and memorabilia.
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^ As for the auction, everything from a VIP visit for four to Giants training camp - as well another VIP visit for four to the Steelers camp, remember her mom Kathleen is a Rooney - to a round of golf with Eli Manning; a visit to the Giants radio booth during a game; plus numerous autographed jerseys, helmets and pictures of the Super Bowl Champs are up for auction.
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[3]
Mara visited the area as a volunteer at age 21, and was moved to help the orphans, many whose parents have died from AIDS and HIV-related illnesses. She began the charity due to her frustration with, according to Mara, the growing number of nonprofits that are just business opportunities. ."The people who need help aren’t really getting it.^ It is now that you will have a document which you can show other living, breathing people who aren’t your spouse, or your mother.
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^ Recently, most people will realize afterward that she is the voice of Gaia, who is the narrator of the God of War video games.
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^ Third point: There should ALWAYS be at chair on wheels for the shopper who gets to tired and needs to sit and browse.
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.So I started my own", she told Interview magazine in 2009.[11] Mara was not really working yet when she started the charity, so now finds it challenging to balance her charity work with her acting career.^ But when I started to think about it, I realized that, even in my case, I’ve been exceptionally guilty.
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^ I thought about how now I was re-finding my childhood heroes in their yards and being invited over to play.
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^ As a woman, I've wanted to hate how gorgeous she is, her now booming acting career based on some pretty flimsy work, and her ability to make pretty much every man on the planet quiver with anticipation.
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"I need to do both; I can't just do acting,“ she stated to The Journal News.[2]

Personal life

.Mara moved to Los Angeles in early 2007, and lived with her sister temporarily.^ You could also check out " The Garden ," a doc that focuses on the Los Angeles garden that arose after the riots there in the early nineties and is currently facing destruction ( N/A ).
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[21] .Although they do not live together anymore, Mara felt that the experience brought them closer together, and they still regularly discuss the film business and movie scripts.^ I said that I would be willing to be in the movie if they get the technology together, and so they are working on that right now."
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^ Such is the pastime of film geeks when they're not in a movie theatre.
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^ This film follows the dramatic stories of four contestants as they risk their lives to sing.
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[2] .Mara described football as "the glue that holds our family together" to the New York Post.^ Try searching: NEW YORK POST is a registered trademark of NYP Holdings, Inc.
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^ Once we decided to move in together, we put them in a more accessible place, and began displaying our favorite cover art on the walls of our new home.
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^ THR ] Apparently it's good news for the Mara family today.
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[1] .She includes Gena Rowlands among the actors that inspire her, especially her performances in A Woman Under the Influence (1974) and Opening Night (1977).^ Now remember, we through together a script on Friday night, and expected these actors to find their characters a deliver a nuanced, dramatic performance on a Saturday.
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[6]

Filmography

Year Title Role Notes
2005 Urban Legends: Bloody Mary Classroom Girl #1
2006 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Jessica DeLay TV series - in the episode "Fat"
2007 Women's Murder Club Alexis Sherman TV series - in the episode "Blind Dates and Bleeding Hearts"
2008 Dream Boy Evelyn
The Cleaner Rebecca Smith TV series - in the episode "Rebecca"
2009 Dare Courtney
The Winning Season Wendy
ER Megan TV series - in the episodes "Old Times" and "I Feel Good"
Tanner Hall Fernanda
Friends (With Benefits) Tara
2010 Youth in Revolt Taggarty
A Nightmare On Elm Street Nancy Thompson
Kaboom
The Social Network

References

  1. ^ a b Tucker, Reed (January 8, 2009). "Kate and Rooney Mara Are Pigskin Princesses". New York Post. Retrieved on April 23, 2009.
  2. ^ a b c d e f Serico, Chris (December 1, 2009). "A Face of Caring". The Journal News. Retrieved on December 1, 2009.
  3. ^ a b "Steelers, Giants memorabilia auctioned to help Kenyan orphans". December 11, 2008. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved on December 11, 2008.
  4. ^ Staple, Arthur (January 30, 2009). "Rooney Mara links NFL's two royal families". Newsday. Retrieved on January 31, 2009.
  5. ^ Dexter, Nancy (December 5, 2008). "Auction will benefit orphanage in Kenya". Bedford/Pound Ridge Record Review.
  6. ^ a b c d "Summer 2009: 25 NEW FACES". Summer 2009. Filmmaker. Retrieved on July 15, 2008.
  7. ^ Barnard, Linda (September 19, 2009). "Today's TIFF mini reviews". Toronto Star. Retrieved on September 21, 2008.
  8. ^ a b Davis, Peter (January 4, 2010). "Rooney Mara". Paper. Retrieved on January 10, 2010.
  9. ^ Perry, Byron (August 10, 2008). "Rooney Mara". Variety. Retrieved on November 11, 2008.
  10. ^ Goldstein, Gregg (June 23, 2008). "'Youth in Revolt' gathers troops". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved on June 25, 2008.
  11. ^ a b Martin, Michael. "Rooney Mara". Interview. Retrieved on June 25, 2009.
  12. ^ Fleming, Michael (June 3, 2008). "Emmy Rossum takes indie 'Dare'". Variety. Retrieved on June 4, 2008.
  13. ^ Kernan, Kevin (December 14, 2008). "Rooney Mara's crusade for Kenyan orphans". New York Post. Retrieved on December 14, 2008.
  14. ^ Set Report: A Nightmare in Elm Street 2010
  15. ^ Vary, Adam B. (April 23, 2009). "'Nightmare on Elm Street' producers in final talks with new Nancy". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved on April 23, 2009.
  16. ^ Kit, Borys (April 23, 2009). "'Nightmare' beginning for trio of actors". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved on April 23, 2009.
  17. ^ "Rooney Mara Signed on For 'Elm Street' Sequel". June 24, 2009. Bloody Disgusting. Retrieved on June 25, 2009.
  18. ^ Guzman, Rafer (September 6, 2009). "Sharon Stone to be honored at Hamptons film festival". Newsday. Retrieved on September 21, 2008.
  19. ^ Fernandez, Jay A. (October 5, 2009). "'Kaboom' adds four to cast". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved on October 6, 2009.
  20. ^ Fischer, Russ (October 20, 2009). "Casting Notes: Selena Gomez in Teen Rom Com; The Social Network Gets New Kids; The Whistleblower Gets Proven Talent". /Film. Retrieved on October 20, 2009.
  21. ^ King, Susan (March 22, 2007). "Kate Mara: She tackled the right career". Los Angeles Times.

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