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World War Z

Mireille Enos on That One Audition with Alyshia Ochse

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The World is Saying Yes

Mireille Enos has quickly risen to the top of a short list of sought after female actors. She is best known for her role as “Karin Lane” opposite Brad Pitt in the blockbuster hit WORLD WAR Z as well as her Golden Globe, Emmy and Critics Choice Award nominations as detective “Sarah Linden” on AMC’s THE KILLING. Enos can currently be seen in the first season of Amazon Studios adaptation of the action-thriller, HANNA, opposite THE KILLING co-star, Joel Kinnaman. The second season of the David Farr created show will premiere on July 3rd in which Enos will reprise her role as ruthless CIA agent ‘Marissa’

In 2019, Enos was seen in the Amazon and BBC six-part series, GOOD OMENS, portraying ‘War,’ one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. Joined by Jon Hamm, Michael Sheen and David Tennant, the show is described as equal parts humor, horror, fantasy and drama.

In 2016, Enos joined the ranks of Shonda Rhimes’ leading ladies, being cast in the starring role of ABC’s THE CATCH which premiered as part of the famed “Thank God It’s Thursday” (TGIT) lineup and aired for two seasons.

Enos’ big break in television came in the form of her supporting role in the HBO drama BIG LOVE from 2007-2010. Impressed by her range and versatility, Enos was cast in a double-role playing twins ‘JoDean and Kathy Marquart,’ which eventually lead to her leading role on the AMC hit show THE KILLING for four seasons beginning in 2011.

Enos other television projects include Amazon and Channel 4’s anthology series, PHILIP K. DICK’S ELECTRIC DREAMS, opposite Greg Kinnear and the HBO biographical drama MY DINNER WITH HERVÉ opposite Jamie Dornan and Peter Dinklage, which recounts the life of French Actor Hervé Villechaize.

Most recently in film, Enos starred in the Blumhouse produced film, THE LIE, opposite Peter Sarsgaard and Joey King. Written and directed by THE KILLING creator, Venna Sud, the film made its debut at the 2018 Toronto international Film Festival.

In 2017, Enos was seen in the thriller NEVER HERE, opposite the late Sam Shepard, in what became his final role. Other film credits include DARK WAS THE NIGHT, the indie feature KATIE SAYS GOODBYE, opposite Olivia Cooke and Jim Belushi, THE CAPTIVE, directed by Atom Egoyan and starring opposite Ryan Reynolds, IF I STAY, based on the best-selling young adult novel and SABOTAGE, directed by David Ayer.

In 2013, Enos starred as ‘Karin Lane’ opposite Brad Pitt in Marc Forster’s blockbuster hit WORLD WAR Z. The film was the biggest live action original opening since AVATAR. She also was seen opposite Colin Firth and Reese Witherspoon in the Atom Egoyan directed DEVIL’S KNOT, which premiered at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.

Most notably, on stage, Enos starred in the Broadway revival of WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF opposite industry veterans Bill Irwin and Kathleen Turner where she earned herself a Tony nomination for “Best Featured Actress in a Play.” In 2006, Enos joined the original cast as the play transferred to London’s famous West End


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“I try to stay out of results as much as possible and just trust that the next thing will come.”

“Nothing we can fabricate is more interesting than who we actually are. Everyone is infinitely complicated and alien and stunningly beautiful and we all just carry it around with us, so trying to put something on top of that to please some idea will never be as magical as simply revealing who we are.”

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014: Marianna Palka

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Born and raised in Glasgow, Scotland, Marianna Palka is a passionate actress and humanist filmmaker. Marianna can be seen as Reggie in Netflix’s new original series “GLOW”, which follows the personal and professional lives of a group of women who perform for a wrestling organization in Los Angeles. At the age of 17, Marianna moved to New York from Scotland to study at David Mamet and William H. Macy’s Atlantic Theater Company. From there, she amassed numerous roles in theater, film and television. Marianna made her first journey to Sundance with her film GOOD DICK in 2008, starring Jason Ritter and herself. She returned in 2010 as a Sloan juror. Marianna can be seen in Peter Mullan’s 2011 BAFTA award winning film NEDS and in the lead role in director Jeremiah Jones independent film RESTIVE, which won the Audience Award at the 2011 Austin Film Festival and was nominated for Best Actress and Best Feature Film at the 2012 Charlotte Film Festival. She appeared in two short films which premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival; SPOONFUL by director Jenee LaMarque and Bryce Dallas Howard’s second film WHEN YOU FIND ME, executive produced by Ron Howard for the Canon sponsored Project Imagina8tion. She returned to Sundance again in 2014 with the short documentary THE LION’S MOUTH OPENS. Marianna recently returned from yet another stint at Sundance after premiering a film which she wrote and starred in, BITCH; a surreal, manic, funny, absurd, tragic, and painful depiction of family life about a woman who takes on the identity of a wild dog. BITCH had its international premiere at Sundance London this June. She is currently directing EGG, starring Alysia Reiner, Christina Hendricks and Anna Camp.

On the small screen, Marianna’s work includes HBO’s “Girls”, “Derek and Simon”, and Comedy Central’s “Drunk History”.

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“Art and money are the same thing. You make money from art. Money is there to support art.”

“Richness of life is in art. The most beneficial thing you can do to survive as a human being is to go work as an artist.”

“I’m working with joy and positivity. Never think about the project as good or bad, I just follow the instinct and believe it in.”

“Self love is not selfish. Take the time to love yourself so that you can be the portal to the artist message.”

“Acting can heal something or someone out there. Performances are there to support the human experience.”

“People hire your enthusiasm and your self-belief. Being up for it is what people employ.”

“Leave space for the absolute miracle that is suppose to happen.”

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