Brie Larson

Brie Larson

 

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Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers (born October 1, 1989),[1] known professionally as Brie Larson, is an American actress, filmmaker, singer, and songwriter. She is the recipient of several accolades, including an Academy Award, a British Academy Film Award, and a Golden Globe Award, and was listed by Forbes in their 30 Under 30 list in 2016.[2]

Born in Sacramento, California, Larson was home-schooled before she was accepted at the American Conservatory Theater at the age of 6, becoming the youngest student accepted there. She began her acting career at the age of 9 with sketches on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. She appeared as a regular on the 2001 sitcom Raising Dad, for which she was nominated for a Young Artist Award. As a teenager, Larson had brief roles in the 2004 films 13 Going on 30 and Sleepover. Her performance in the comedy film Hoot (2006) was praised, and she subsequently played supporting roles in such films as Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), 21 Jump Street (2012), and The Spectacular Now (2013) . From 2009 to 2011, Larson appeared as a rebellious teenager in the television series United States of Tara.

Larson's breakthrough came with the acclaimed independent drama Short Term 12 (2013). Further success came in 2015 when she starred in Room, an acclaimed drama based on Emma Donoghue's novel of the same name. She won several awards for her portrayal of a kidnapping victim in the film, including the Academy Award for Best Actress. In 2017, she starred as a photographer in the adventure film Kong: Skull Island, her highest-grossing release, and made her solo directorial debut with the comedy film Unicorn Store.

As a singer, Larson has released the album Finally Out of P.E. in 2005. Larson is engaged to the musician Alex Greenwald.

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Basmati Blues
 
Basmati Blues is a 2017 American romantic comedy musical film, directed by Dan Baron, in his directorial debut from a screenplay by Baron and Jeff Dorchen.
Free Fire
 
Free Fire is a 2016 British action-comedy film directed by Ben Wheatley, from a screenplay by Wheatley and Amy Jump.
Kong: Skull Island
 
Kong: Skull Island is a 2017 American monster film directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts and written by Dan Gilroy, Max Borenstein, and Derek Connolly from a story by John Gatins.
Room
 
Room is a 2015 independent drama film directed by Lenny Abrahamson and written by Emma Donoghue, based on her novel of the same name.

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'Humans' Hottie Gemma Chan Cast as Villainous Minn-Erva in 'Captain Marvel'
  –  March 1, 2018
Chan will play the primary antagonist to Brie Larson's Captain Marvel, the villanious Doctor Minnerva, a.k.a. Minn-Erva. Minn-Erva is a cunning alien geneticist who wants to use science to create a superior Kree alien race. It's a coup for the little-known ...
Captain Marvel Movie Adds Another Major Comic Book Character
  –  March 1, 2018
Already, fans have spotted star Brie Larson in a version of the famed Captain Marvel suit, while the cast list has continued to grow. Now Deadline reports yet another actor joining the foray. Gemma Chan, best known from her roles in Fantastic Beasts and ...
Jake Gyllenhaal, James Corden Draw Crowds at First Public U.S. Letters Live Show in L.A.
  –  March 1, 2018
The evening, in partnership with Net-a-porter and Mr Porter, followed other private events that YNAP has done, such as the November Incredible Women gala that featured the likes of Charlize Theron and Brie Larson reading female-themed missives. This time ...
Jennifer Lawrence, A New Light
  –  March 1, 2018
And I think we’ll work together again.” Lawrence has strong friendships—fellow actresses Emma Stone, Brie Larson, and Amy Schumer, to name a few, as well as a very tight group outside the industry she has known for more than 10 years. “When I was ...
Funko Officially Unveils Their Massive ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Pop! Line
  –  February 28, 2018
The currently-untitled Avengers 4 features a cast made up of many of the key players in Infinity War — alongside newcomers like Brie Larson and Evangeline Lilly — and is scheduled to hit theaters on May 3, 2019. James Gunn Reveals ‘Guardians Of The ...
Captain Marvel: Humans actor Gemma Chan joins Brie Larson in MCU flick
  –  February 27, 2018
As the Marvel franchise continues to expand at a phenomenal rate, more and more esteemed actors are being swept into the superhero universe. The latest person to join the Disney-owned franchise is Gemma Chan, best known for leading the Channel 4 series Humans.
Brie Larson celebrates as Gemma Chan joins cast of Captain Marvel
  –  February 27, 2018
The British star will play opposite the Oscar winner in the new Marvel film, due for release in March 2019. Chan, who starred as Madam Ya Zhou in Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them, will play Minn-Erva in the first Marvel film to focus on a female ...
‘Captain Marvel’ Adds Gemma Chan as Possible Antagonist to Brie Larson’s Title Character
  –  February 26, 2018
Though we’re about a year away from the release of Captain Marvel, casting is just starting to shape up. The most recent reports have Gemma Chan (Humans) joining the cast opposite Brie Larson in the title role. Larson’s been confirmed to play Carol ...
Gemma Chan Joins Brie Larson in 'Captain Marvel'
  –  February 26, 2018
Mississippi Grind directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck are helming the project that is set in the 1990s and tells of Carol Danvers (Larson), an Air Force pilot whose DNA fuses with that of an alien, sending her headlong into an intergalactic adventure.
Brie Larson’s Seen In Non-Traditional ‘Captain Marvel’ Costume
  –  February 19, 2018
Pictures of Brie Larson dressed as ‘Captain Marvel’ have surfaced online. Fans are freaking out, because her superhero costume was non-traditional Captain Marvel Regalia. Uproxx.com writes, “Here’s Larson sporting black and green attire rather than ...
Kevin Feige Calms Fears Over Those Photos Showing Brie Larson’s ‘Captain Marvel’ Costume
  –  February 18, 2018
Comic book enthusiasts and superhero design obsessives were left a bit baffled when paparazzi pics surfaced of Brie Larson decked out in non-traditional Captain Marvel regalia. Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige knows about the pap pics and he’s easing ...
How Marvel’s Brie Larson Reacted After Seeing Black Panther
  –  February 18, 2018
One of the best things you can do for yourself and/or the ones you love is purchase some #BlackPanther tix. I know it’s expensive to go to the theater, but its worth it for this one. You will exit forever impacted. As for Brie Larson, make sure to watch ...
With A Single Tweet, Brie Larson Helps 'Black Panther' Fans Around The World See The Film
  –  February 18, 2018
"If you want to buy tix for people who can't afford to see #BlackPanther at the moment, comment below," she wrote. "If you are in need of tix, reach out to the angels who have commented below #payitforward Enjoy the movie everyone!" That initial post now ...
Indians Aren’t Happy With ‘Basmati Blues’—Brie Larson’s New Old Movie
  –  February 18, 2018
Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window) It sounds like ...
Brie Larson Helps Fans Find Free Tickets for 'Black Panther'
  –  February 18, 2018
Brie Larson is trying to make sure that everyone is able to see Black Panther in the theaters, even if they can’t afford to buy a ticket. The 28-year-old Oscar-winning actress, who will join the Marvel Universe in the upcoming Captain Marvel movie (see ...
Brie Larson is helping people to see Black Panther in the best way possible
  –  February 17, 2018
She doesn’t officially become Captain Marvel until next year, but Brie Larson is already showing off some super hero powers. The actress took to Twitter and asked those who could afford to buy extra cinema tickets for Black Panther to ‘pay it forward ...
Captain Marvel star Brie Larson is helping underprivileged people get Black Panther tickets
  –  February 17, 2018
Brie Larson doesn't officially join the Marvel Cinematic Universe until next year, but she proved on Friday (February 16) that she's already a superhero. See, the Captain Marvel actress decided to help those who can't afford tickets to see Black Panther ...
'Captain Marvel' Star Brie Larson's Helping Make Sure People in Need Get 'Black Panther' Tickets
  –  February 16, 2018
One of the best things you can do for yourself and/or the ones you love is purchase some #BlackPanther tix. I know it’s expensive to go to the theater, but its worth it for this one. You will exit forever impacted. — Brie Larson (@brielarson) February ...
Brie Larson, Serena Williams, And More Celebs Who Are Helping Kids See Black Panther
  –  February 16, 2018
One of Marvel Universe’s newest additions, Larson (who will star as Captain Marvel in the 2019 feature), is already flexing her superpowers. On Friday (February 16), the day of the film’s release, she used an extensive (and impressive!) Twitter chain ...
Black Panther: Brie Larson Says Audiences Will Be ‘Forever Impacted’
  –  February 16, 2018
Brie Larson encourages people to go see Black Panther due to its story’s lasting impact. Directed by Ryan Coogler, the film reunites fans with Captain America: Civil War standout T’Challa, who is now the king and protector of Wakanda. Assuming the ...
Marvel's next superhero made sure people got to see 'Black Panther' with inspiring idea
  –  February 16, 2018
The Marvel superheroes stick together, even when they're teaming up off screen. Brie Larson, the star of the upcoming Captain Marvel, used her sizable Twitter following for good by starting a thread for people who wanted to buy Black Panther tickets for ...
Captain Marvel’s Brie Larson Says Fans Will Be “Forever Impacted” By Black Panther
  –  February 16, 2018
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Diddy, Brie Larson, Shonda Rhimes And Other Celebs React To ‘Black Panther’
  –  February 16, 2018
Celebs are just as hyped for “Black Panther” as everyone else. The latest Marvel movie opens wide in theatres today and stars can’t stop sharing their excitement over the first major movie about a black superhero and butt-kicking women. Fans flocked ...
Does Brie Larson's 'Captain Marvel' costume look horrible?
  –  February 9, 2018
Others argue the Kree green totally will go with the film's storyline. Brie Larson looks awesome suited up as Captain Marvel. And the colors are fine since they're most likely Kree colors and she'll get her proper colors at the end of her movie.
In 'Basmati Blues,' Brie Larson Plays A White Savior. Indians Are Annoyed
  –  February 9, 2018
It sounds like the ultimate white savior movie. Oscar-winning actress Brie Larson plays a young scientist who has created a new fast-growing super-rice. She comes to India to convince villagers to switch to this grain. There's Bollywood-style singing ...
Brie Larson’s ‘Captain Marvel’ Suit May Not Be What You Think
  –  February 3, 2018
Marvel fans went wild in December as the first photo of Brie Larson as Captain Marvel appeared online. The 2019 movie Captain Marvel is now filming, but we had never before gotten a glimpse at what Larson will look like as the iconic character.
Brie Larson's Captain Marvel Costume Isn't What Fans Expected
  –  January 26, 2018
Marvel fans got their first look at Brie Larson in costume as Captain Marvel when she was photographed on set in Atlanta Wednesday. But, those who had been expecting to see her in the character's blue and red suit were disappointed to see she was outfitted ...

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