Welcome to Aubrey Plaza Online, your only source for everything on the American actress Aubrey Plaza. You may recognize Aubrey from her roles in 'Parks and Recreation', 'Legion', 'Ingrid Goes West' and 'Child's Play'. Her upcoming projects include 'Black Bear', 'King Knight', 'The Ark and the Aardvark', 'Best Sellers' and 'Happiest Season'.

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Elise     August 18, 2021

Deadline – Aubrey Plaza is set to star in Emily The Criminal, from producer Low Spark Films. Plaza is also on board as a producer. Gina Gershon and Megalyn Echikunwoke have also been cast in the feature. The film tells the story of Emily (Plaza), who is down on her luck and saddled with debt who gets involved in a credit card scam that pulls her into the criminal underworld of Los Angeles, ultimately leading to deadly consequences.

The pic is written and directed by John Patton Ford. Tyler Davidson, Plaza and Drew Sykes are producing, with Dexter Braff, Kevin Flanigan, Angus Wall, Kent Kubena, Lowell Shapiro, and Mike Dill serving as Executive Producers. Low Spark is fully financing the film.

Elise     August 04, 2021

Deadline – Aubrey Plaza is set to star as the title character in and produce Olga Dies Dreaming, Hulu’s one-hour drama pilot based on the novel by Xochitl Gonzalez.

Written by Gonzalez and to be directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, Olga Dies Dreaming is the story of a Nuyorican brother and sister from a gentrifying Sunset Park in Brooklyn who are reckoning with their absent, politically radical mother and their glittering careers among New York City’s elite in the wake of Hurricane Maria.

Plaza’s Olga Acevedo is a renowned wedding planner whose surface successes mask a darker interior. For Olga, the pursuit of perfection has become a compulsive survival mechanism as she tries to climb as far from her past as she can. Still, she can’t shake the feeling that the important people she knows don’t see her as their equals and this nagging sense that her success is an illusion always leaves her wanting more.

Elise     June 12, 2021

Back on May 28, Aubrey stepped out for the first time in 2021 to attend the Riviera International Film Festival in Sestri Levante, Italy. She was awarded the Icon Award 2021, assigned every year “to a personality from the movie industry as a crowning achievement in this artistic field“. She looked positively radiant! High-quality images have been added to our gallery.

Public Appearances > 2021 > May 28: Riviera Film Festival 2021 [+25]
Elise     April 16, 2021

The Face Magazine – For the meat of her career, Aubrey Plaza has been famed for her off-kilter deadpan persona. When she wasn’t delivering deliciously dark performances in Parks and Recreation and Ingrid Goes West, she was making toes curl with her erratic, anxious talk show appearances. Even when she joins our Zoom chat, it’s her online alias ​“Evil Hag” that flashes up on the screen instead of her real name.

Yet over the past year, 36-year-old Plaza has finally let the world see her for who she really is. Over Christmas, she charmed audiences in queer romance Happiest Season, as one-third of the only Kristen Stewart love triangle that matters (go home Edward and Jacob). So enigmatic was Plaza that filmmaker Clea DuVall had to publicly defend the decision of Stewart going with the other girl.

Photoshoots & Portraits > 2021 > Session 02 [+04]

I felt bad about that,” she laughs from her home in Los Angeles, while her rescue dog, Stevie, pants loudly on the bed. ​“When we first spoke about me playing the role, I joked that the audience would want Riley to end up with [Stewart’s] Abby and then it actually happened. I guess you just can’t deny good chemistry.

Today, she’s promoting her passion project Black Bear, a spiraling psychological drama. Plaza plays Allison, an elusive indie filmmaker in one act and a film star who’s married to her emotionally abusive director (Christopher Abbott) in the other. It’s a raw and vulnerable performance from Plaza, for a part that was written with her in mind. She even collaborated with writer-director Lawrence Michael Levine on the script.

There’s a moment when a character tells me that I’m really hard to read,” she recalls. ​“Larry actually said that to me in real life. He had this idea of who I was based on the characters I played, but when we really got to know each other, he was surprised by how sensitive and unsarcastic I actually am.

Plaza found it easy to step into this deconstructed idea of herself, but nothing could prepare her for the ​“down and dirty” shoot itself, which was crammed into 19 days and filmed only at night. ​“It was horrifying,” she remembers. ​“We didn’t have a lot of money and were shooting in some remote woods, which presents a lot of chaos and drama. There was blood and tears.

Black Bear​’s searing interrogation of abuse at the hands of the male-centric film industry motivated her. ​“There has been a romanticised history of women being manipulated and emotionally tortured for their performances by these mad men or genius auteurs,” she says. ​“I have older friends who are iconic actresses. They tell you stories about movies they were in – movies you love so much – and they were suffering the entire time. You have to ask: is it worth it? No.

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