[BlackTree TV - Los Angeles] Shawn Edwards sits down with Rooney Mara to talk about her Globe Nomination and some of her favorite movies of the year.
ROONEY MARA (Lisbeth Salander) began her career several years ago, shortly after enrolling as a student at New York University. Since then, Mara landed roles in several independent films, including Dare and The Winning Season, both of which debuted at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival.
Mara co-starred alongside Jackie Earle Haley and Thomas Dekker in the latest installment of Nightmare on Elm Street as well as with Michael Cera in Youth in Revolt. Mara also appeared as the lead character, Francesca, in the 2009 Toronto Film Festival entry Tanner Hall, directed by Francesca Gregorini and Tatiana von Furstenberg. In 2010, Mara played the ex-girlfriend of Mark Zuckerberg, in David Fincher's The Social Network.
Mara is the Founder of the non-profit organization Uweze, which provides critical care and assistance to poverty-stricken orphans in Kibera, Kenya.
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