How the Internet Impacts Our HappinessMore News August 03 2014 6/6.773 6/6.773 Jason Kempin / Getty Images Aubrey Plaza is best known for her role as the deadpan funny sarcastic intern April Ludgate on NBC’s Parks and Recreation and the deadpan funny sarcastic intern on the well-received Safety Not Guaranteed Indie drama. The actress will soon have a slew of movies that will demonstrate a wider range than her work on Parks and Rec. Plaza’s upcoming movies have her portraying a zombie in a cult indie trilogy leading the final third and co-starring with Johnny Depp. These films should prove that the stunning and hilarious actress can play more than just cynical interns. Life After Beth is a dramatic romance with a zombie twist starring Dane DeHaan as a guy who thinks his girlfriend Beth (Plaza) is dead before he learns that she was actually concealed by her parents played by John C. Reilly and Molly Shannon. That’s right: Beth is a living dead member but at first she doesn’t fully realize that she’s a zombie or even know that she’s died recently. The boyfriend then attempts to renegotiate his relationship with Beth, whose zombie presence worsens with time, after death. Life After Beth was written and directed by the filmmaker Jeff Baena, a boyfriend of Plaza. While the film’s concept is a zombie comedy Plaza has said it’s more dramatic than it might seem. Making Plaza eat people and wreak havoc as she becomes more zombie and fewer people look funny. 2. About Alex About Alex is an opportunity to see Plaza in a drama that leads an ensemble cast that includes Max Greenfield Jason Ritter and Maggie Grace from New Girl. The film is about a group of college friends who get together after Alex has an emotional breakdown and tries to commit suicide on a holiday at a rustic cabin in the woods. When the group gets back together they find that they were divided in ways they couldn’t have expected by the years spent apart. At this moment in time, the film is intended to give an honest look at adult friendship and early reviews have praised Plaza’s performance. 3. According to Indiewire Ned Sniper Hal Hartley s That film wraps up the trilogy of director Henry Fool that started with 1997’s Henry Fool for which the director at the Cannes Film Festival won Best Screenplay. Following the titular character Henry Fool’s wife, the second film, titled Fay Grim and released in 2007. Ned Rifle’s third movie is about their son Ned (Liam Aiken) and his connection with Plaza’s troubled sexy and hilarious Susan Weber. Susan interferes with Ned’s plan to assassinate his dad for ruining his mother’s life. This film is characterized as an anti-romantic comedy about a writer played by Chris Evans who is inspired by an unrequited love for a female character known only as Her (Michelle Monaghan) to write about his experiences in the literary scene around Venice Beach California, supported by his friendship with fellow writers. Co-star alongside Plaza, Topher Grace and Luke Wilson. She does what she wants and s sort of out there. So that’s very nice Plaza said about Mallory’s character. 6/6.774 Alberto E. Rodriguez / Getty Pictures 5. Mortdecai Mortdecai is a large-budget action comedy featuring Johnny Depp as the novels of Kyril Bonfiglioli’s international terrorist and debonair art dealer Charles Mortdecai. Also co-stars of the movie are Gwyneth Paltrow Ewan McGregor Paul Bettany and Olivia Munn making Plaza’s largest budget and most star-studded film. Mortdecai is going to expose the actress to a much wider audience than the Indians she is mostly outside of Parks Rec.
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