Born in Russia and raised in Tel Aviv, Bar Paly came to Hollywood and immediately landed a series of roles on top television series before appearing in Pain & Gain. The actress turns in a hilarious and critically-praised performance as a Romanian-born stripper who naively believes the Sun Gym Gang (Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson and Anthony Mackie) are government agents on a dangerous, top-secret mission. As the movie makes its way to Blu-ray this week, we caught up with Bar to chat with her about the film. Check out our exclusive interview, and then be sure to check out the film this labor day weekend.
Pain & Gain was released April 26th, 2013.Read More
Actress/supermodel Bar Paly and Monk star Tony Shalhoub have joined the cast of Pain and Gain for Paramount Pictures and director Michael Bay.
The story centers on Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson's characters, two Miami bodybuilders who plan an elaborate extortion and kidnapping scheme, which goes horribly awry. Bar Paly will play Sabina Petrescu, a beauty queen and illegal immigrant who wants to be a star. Instead, she gets involved with Mark Wahlberg's character, who convinces her he can make her rich and famous, if she does everything he says. Tony Shalhoub will play Marc Shiller, the target of the bodybuilders' scheme. Rob Corddry, Anthony Mackie, and Ed Harris are also set to star.Read More