IMTA alum Agnes Bruckner's Sony Pictures/MGM feature film opened this weekend! The werewolf tale Blood & Chocolate is based on the best-selling young adult novel of the same name by Annette Curtis Klause. Agnes plays Vivian, a werewolf who falls in love...with a regular boy!
This is from her official bio for the film:
"Nurturing an impressive body of work that encompasses film and television, AGNES BRUCKNER (Vivian Gandillon) came to national prominence after garnering rave reviews for her role in the coming-of-age independent film Blue Car, which made its debut at the 2002 Sundance Film Festival and for which she received an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Female Lead. She was also recently honored with a ShoWest Female Star of Tomorrow Award.
Bruckner was most recently seen alongside Nick Nolte, Amy Smart and Scott Mechlowicz in the drama Peaceful Warrior. Her other recent projects include Lucky McKee’s thriller The Wood, opposite Patricia Clarkson; Haven, with Bill Paxton and Orlando Bloom; and Stateside, with Val Kilmer. She has also starred in Rick, with Bill Pullman and Aaron Stanford, which debuted at the 2003 Toronto Film Festival. Bruckner’s other film credits include Barbet Schroeder’s psychological thriller Murder by Numbers, The Glass House and Homeroom.
Segueing between the big and small screen, Bruckner recently had a recurring role on the critically acclaimed drama 24. She also starred in the HBO film The Shrunken City and was a series regular on the CBS award-winning daytime drama The Bold and the Beautiful. Her other television work includes roles in the pilots Minor Threat for Warner Bros.; Hell House for MTV and National Lampoon for Fox. She has also guest-starred on Alias, Pacific Blue, The Fugitive and Touched by an Angel."
Before she accomplished all of that...she was an IMTA contestant! Agnes competed at IMTA in 1995 when she was nine years old. She won Child Model of the Year and signed with a manager and an agent.