Alison Brie as Madison

Alison Brie is a two-time Golden Globe and SAG Award nominated actress who is one of the industry’s most talented leading ladies.

Brie currently stars in Netflix’s critically acclaimed show GLOW, executive produced by Jenji Kohan and co-created by Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch. Brie has been nominated for back to back Golden Globe nominations in 2018 and 2019 for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy and SAG Award nominations in 2018 and 2019 for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series. Brie also received Critics Choice Award nominations in both 2019 and 2020 for Best Actress in a Comedy Series. The show was also nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series, two SAG Award nominations for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series (2018, 2019) and a Critics Choice Award for Best Comedy Series.

On the big screen, she starred in Steven Spielberg’s The Post playing the daughter of Meryl Streep’s character. The film was nominated for an Academy Award® for Best Motion Picture and also received a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Motion Picture - Drama and a Critics Choice Award nomination for Best Picture and Best Acting Ensemble. That year, she also starred in James Franco’s The Disaster Artist, which was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and Critics Choice Award for Best Comedy.

She recently completed production on Dave Franco’s directorial debut, The Rental, starring opposite Dan Stevens. Additionally, Brie has two films going to Sundance: Horse Girl, which she also co-wrote with Jeff Baena and will release on Netflix on February 7, 2020, and PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN, starring opposite Carey Mulligan and Bo Burnham, which will be released by Focus Features on December 25, 2020.

Brie has had five films premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, including Jeff Baena’s The Little Hours in 2016; Jeff Baena’s Joshy and Leslye Headland’s Sleeping with Other People opposite Jason Sudeikis in 2015; Jordan Vogt-Roberts’ The Kings of Summer opposite Nick Offerman and Megan Mullaly in 201;3 and Save the Date opposite Lizzie Caplan in 2012. Her other film credits include How to Be Single opposite Dakota Johnson and Rebel Wilson, Get Hard opposite Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart, The Five-Year Engagement opposite Emily Blunt and Jason Segel, Scream 4 opposite Courteney Cox, David Arquette and Neve Campbell and Montana Amazon opposite Olympia Dukakis and Haley Joel Osment.

Her voice-over work includes playing Uni-Kitty in The Lego Movie and The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, which have grossed more than $660 million worldwide. She also voices the character of Diane in Netflix’s award-winning adult animated series, BoJack Horseman; Brie also lends her voice to the new animated film Weathering with You alongside Lee Pace and Riz Ahmed, which opens nationwide on January 17, 2020.

She is a producer on the TV LAND series Teachers, which originally aired in 2016. This series follows six elementary school teachers who are dedicated to their students but don’t have it together in their personal lives.

Brie attended the California Institute of the Arts where she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in acting and also studied at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow, Scotland.


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Trailer 2: Promising Young Woman

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Clip: "You Don't Remember"

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Clip: "Crying Wolf"

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Featurette: Ensemble

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Clip: "A Friendship"

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Clip: "What a Home"

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Clip: "Sad Little Face"

social | @promisingyoungwoman This is one you’ll be talking about for a long time. Now playing in theaters. 💋
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Carey Mulligan as Cassandra Thomas

social | @promisingyoungwoman One movie has lit the match. 💥 See Carey Mulligan in the “best picture of the year” in theaters Christmas Day.
social | @promisingyoungwoman Thank you, #LAFCA 💋
social | @promisingyoungwoman Will leave you speechless.
social | @promisingyoungwoman One movie has lit the match. 💥 See Carey Mulligan in the “best picture of the year” in theaters Christmas Day.
social | @promisingyoungwoman Will leave you speechless.
social | @promisingyoungwoman Thank you, #LAFCA 💋
social | @focusfeatures “Everybody thinks of themselves as a good person — so what happens when someone comes along and shows you that you’re not?” One week until #PromisingYoungWoman hits theaters Christmas Day. 💋 Tickets in bio. ___ From #nytimes: Emerald Fennell’s Dark, Jaded, Funny, Furious Fables of Female Revenge.
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“There’s a very iconic idea of Carey Mulligan and the characters she plays," says Producer Josey McNamara.

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Laverne Cox as Gail

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Writer / Director Emerald Fennell on Bo Burnham: “His normality and charm and the kind of life that he offers Cassie is so beguiling, obviously, we needed somebody really deeply charming and charismatic to play Ryan.” 

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“I really wanted to write a film about female revenge,” says Writer / Director Emerald Fennell.

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Emerald Fennell  |  Writer / Director / Producer

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"Generally, how I approach everything, is if I could imagine someone else playing the part and be all right with it, then I tend to not do it," Carey Mulligan says of her character in Emerald Fennell.

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Bo Burnham as Ryan

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Alison Brie as Madison

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Connie Britton as Dean Walker

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Adam Brody as Jerry

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Jennifer Coolidge as Susan Thomas

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Max Greenfield as Joe

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Christopher Mintz-Plasse as Neil

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Sam Richardson as Paul

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Molly Shannon as Mrs. Fisher

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Clancy Brown as Stanley Thomas

social | @vogueaustralia “I was prepping a job and we were going to start shooting in a couple of weeks,” shares May cover star, #CareyMulligan, of the moment the world went into lockdown due to #Covid19. “I feel like we’re all going through shock and trying to readjust. I just ordered a knitting set from Amazon so I could learn to knit. I went: ‘This is the time.’” Here, Mulligan poses for a special digital cover for the May issue of #Vogue, in which she was interviewed by #MargotRobbie about a new movie they worked on together called #PromisingYoungWoman. You can read the cover story in the bio link but we’ve saved some of their chat just for our Vogue VIPs! Subscribe now to become a #VogueVIP to read our So Extra Q&A with #CareyMulligan and for more insider access from this issue. You can also head to vogue.com.au/subscribe to subscribe. Photographed by @josholins, styled by @christinecentenera, Vogue Australia, May 2020.
social | @variety Calling all Promising Young Women 📢Report to the link in bio. ⁠ ⁠ 📸: @zoemcconnell⁠ ✍: Kate Aurthur and Matt Donnelly ⁠ ⁠ -----------⁠ ⁠ Carey Mulligan ⁠ styling: Nicky Yates⁠ makeup: Jo Baker⁠ hair: Halley Briske⁠ fashion: Carolina Herrera⁠ jewelry: Delfina Deletraz⁠ ⁠ Emerald Fennell⁠ styling: Colomba Giacomini makeup: Lucy Wearing hair: Hair by Bjorn Krischker/ORIBE/frankagency⁠ fashion: Ong-Oaj Pairam⁠
social | @variety At the first test screening for #PromisingYoungWoman, writer-director Emerald Fennell wanted to sit in the back so she could gauge the audience’s reaction. When the lights went down, she was stricken with terror. “I thought, ‘No, oh, my gosh, what if everyone hates it?’” she remembers. “This is a nightmare!”⁠ ⁠ And so it was. During the film’s surprising and brutal climax, two audience members entered into a shouting match, with one of them yelling, “If you don’t like it, you don’t have to stay!” The other walked out. “That’s not what you necessarily want from your first test screening,” Fennell says.⁠ ⁠ At the link in bio, Fennell and her leading lady Carey Mulligan sit down to explain how they made the most audacious, feminist, movie of the year. ⁠ ⁠ 📸: @zoemcconnell⁠ ✍: Kate Aurthur and Matt Donnelly ⁠ ⁠ -----------------------------------⁠ ⁠ Carey Mulligan ⁠ styling: Nicky Yates⁠ makeup: Jo Baker⁠ hair: Halley Briske⁠ fashion: Galvan, Jimmy Choo⁠ jewelry: Sophie Billie Brahe⁠ ⁠ Emerald Fennell⁠ styling: Colomba Giacomini⁠ makeup: Lucy Wearin⁠g hair: Hair by Bjorn Krischker/ORIBE/frankagency⁠ fashion: Roland Mouret, Malone Souliers⁠
social | @promisingyoungwoman A lit-fused bundle of revenge-movie dynamite. 💥 In theaters this Christmas.
social | @promisingyoungwoman She'll leave a hell of a mark.
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Official Trailer: Promising Young Woman

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“I think people are looking to see female characters do more than just answer a phone or look sexy in a bikini, so really, whether it’s an amazing assassin or a young woman who is trying to rectify something in her past, I think generally speaking, there is still regrettably a dearth of great stuff for women to do. So yeah, I think that’s what it is.” – Director #EmeraldFennell on writing strong female stories that resonate with audiences. ➡ for more #PromisingYoungWoman #Sundance portraits from @whowhatwear.-📸: @emilysotoThe Who What Wear x Free People Lounge
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#PromisingYoungWoman x #Sundance 💋
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On the set of #PromisingYoungWoman with DP Benjamin Kracun, Director Emerald Fennell, and cast Sam Richardson and Carey Mulligan in Los Angeles. 🎬 Coming only to theaters.
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Such a privilege to be in this truly awesome film with these incredible performers. Everyone in this film is great and #emeraldfennell created something so fricken fantastic! What a treat to premiere it @sundancefilmfestival2020 !! @promisingyoungwoman is an epic ride - can’t wait for everyone to see it! #promisingyoungwoman 💋
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#Repost @entertainmentweekly: Now this is a promising crew. Bo Burnham is taking over our IG stories ahead of #PromisingYoungWoman's premiere at #Sundance! 🙌 Tap our profile photo to follow along right now. ⁣⁣⁣📷: @emery_is for Getty Images, courtesy of Focus Features
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Last night at #Sundance. 💋 #EmeraldFennell #CareyMulligan