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Emma Roberts is one of the busiest young actors in films today, starring in both independent features and studio pictures.
Her other movies include Garry Marshall’s hit Valentine’s Day; Joel Schumacher’s Twelve, with Chace Crawford and Zoë Kravitz of It’s Kind of a Funny Story; Noel Clarke’s 188.8.131.52; James C. Strouse’s The Winning Season, opposite Sam Rockwell; Thor Freudenthal’s Hotel for Dogs; Elizabeth Allen’s Aquamarine; and Derick Martini’s Lymelife, with Rory Culkin, Timothy Hutton, and Cynthia Nixon.
This fall, in addition to It’s Kind of a Funny Story, Ms. Roberts will also be seen starring in Dustin Lance Black’s upcoming What’s Wrong with Virginia, opposite Ed Harris, Amy Madigan, and Jennifer Connelly.
She is currently in production on Wes Craven’s fourth installment of Scream, starring opposite original cast members Neve Campbell and Courteney Cox Arquette.
In 2007, Ms. Roberts starred as the teenage detective Nancy Drew in Andrew Fleming’s feature film update of the same name, and was honored with the ShoWest Award as Female Star of Tomorrow.
From 2004 to 2007, she starred – and sometimes sang – as Addie Singer in the hit television series Unfabulous, created by Sue Rose, which was one of the most popular “tween” series of recent years.
Ms. Roberts’ first screen appearances were in Leif Tilden’s short film Big Love – unrelated to the same-named series – with Sam Rockwell and Mary McCormack; and in Ted Demme’s Blow, as the daughter of the characters portrayed by Johnny Depp and Penélope Cruz.
She next begins filming Chris Keyser’s A Great Education, with Ben Kingsley and William Moseley.