Winstead is well-known for her roles in the horror films Final Destination 3, Black Christmas, Death Proof, The Thing and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. Her additional film credits include Scott Pilgrim Vs. the World, Smashed and Alex of Venice. Her television credits include the series The Returned. Coming up, she will appear in the PBS drama Mercy Street and the films Valencia, with John Goodman, and Swiss Army Man, with Daniel Radcliffe and Paul Dano.
This month, Winstead will be on the road for a handful of showcase performances with Got a Girl, a musical duo featuring Winstead and music producer Dan the Automator. Formed in 2012, the band's first studio album, I Love You But I Must Drive Off This Cliff Now, was released in 2014. BrainDead is produced by CBS Television Studios. Robert King and Michelle King, Ridley Scott, David Zucker and Liz Glotzer will serve as executive producers for CBS Television Studios, Scott Free Productions and King Size Productions, all of whom previously collaborated on The Good Wife. Judy Smith will serve as co-executive producer. The series will be distributed domestically by CBS Television Distribution and worldwide by CBS Studios International.Read More
A young woman is at the center of a battle between her parents and a dangerous cult in the first trailer for Faults, starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead. It's been over a year since production wrapped on the indie thriller, which hit the festival circuit last year, debuting at South by Southwest before moving on to Fantasy FilmFest, Stiges, Philadelphia International Film Festival and the AFI Fest. Today, Screen Media Films has released the first trailer, which gives us our first look at this upcoming thriller.
Claire (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) is under the grip of a mysterious cult called Faults. Desperate to be reunited with their daughter, Claire's parents set out to recruit Ansel Roth (Leland Orser), one of the world's foremost authorities on cults and mind control. But Ansel's specialty, deprogramming cult members and returning them to their families, is not an exact science, and a series of financial setbacks has left him in debt to his manager. Ansel warns Claire's parents that his deprogramming methods are risky and expensive, but they agree to hire him to kidnap and deprogram their daughter.Read More
Mary Elizabeth Winstead is in talks to star alongside John Goodman in Paramount and J.J. Abrams' thriller The Cellar, formerly known as Valencia.
The story centers on a young woman (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) who wakes up in a bizarre cellar following a horrific accident. The cellar belongs to a mysterious man (John Goodman) who tells her that the world outside is no longer safe after a deadly chemical attack has rendered the Earth uninhabitable. As tensions rise between them both, the woman must plan an escape, no matter what terrors await her on the outside.Read More
Snoot Entertainment (You're Next) announced today that production has wrapped on their upcoming drama Faults, while revealing a new promo photo featuring star Mary Elizabeth Winstead. The story centers on Claire (Mary Elizabeth Winstead), who has fallen under the spell of a cult called Faults. Leland Orser stars as Ansel Roth, a cult expert hired by Claire's parents to bring her back home. Jon Gries, Lance Reddick, Beth Grant, Kellie Matteson and Suzan Averitt co-star in this drama, which doesn't have a release date in place yet.
Faults was released March 6th, 2015.Read More
One of the more interesting movies making its debut early next year is A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III, a dark comedy that explores the aftermath of a harsh break-up and its effects on the mind, body, and soul. The eclectic cast teams Charlie Sheen with Bill Murray, Aubrey Plaza, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, and Jason Schwartzman, with a script written and directed by the latter's cousin, Roman Coppola. We have the official one-sheet for the film, which makes the claim, "Reality is Overrated".
A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III was released February 8th, 2013.Read More
Sony Pictures Classics has released the first trailer, four clips, and a poster for the indie drama Smashed, the latest from director James Ponsoldt (Off the Black). Mary Elizabeth Winstead stars as Kate, a teacher whose life revolves around drinking and partying with her husband Charlie (Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul). With her job on the line, Kate decides to get sober, a choice which may threaten every aspect of her life. Take a look at new footage from this Sundance sensation, along with the one-sheet.
Kate and Charlie like to have a good time. Their marriage thrives on a shared fondness for music, laughter... and getting smashed. When Kate's partying spirals into hard-core asocial behavior, compromising her job as an elementary school teacher, something's got to give. But change isn't exactly a cakewalk. Sobriety means she will have to confront the lies she's been spinning at work, her troubling relationship with her mother, and the nature of her bond with Charlie.Read More
A Good Day to Die Hard was released February 14th, 2013.Read More
Kyle Chandler, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Bob Odenkirk, and Andre Royo have joined the growing cast of The Spectacular Now for director James Ponsoldt.
Miles Teller stars as a popular high school senior, who tries to save an intellectual introvert (Shailene Woodley) from a life as an outcast. No character details were given for any of the new cast members. Brie Larson, Kaitlyn Dever, Masam Holden, and Dayo Okeniyi also star.Read More