Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Jewish Business News

Culture & Art

Hailee Steinfeld to Star in Carrie Pilby


Hailee Steinfeld has been signed to star in the film Carrie Pilby, based on the book by Caren Lissner.

The 18 year old actress whose father is Jewish has already appeared in more than 20 movies and television shows in her short career. Her breakout came in 2010’s remake of True Grit.

Steinfeld will play the title role in the independent film to be directed by Susan Johnson. Carie Pilby is about a 19 year old who genius who has already graduated from Harvard. But she is also socially awkward and does not know how to fit in anywhere. She is very judgmental of other people’s heavy drinking and sexual behavior, but lost her virginity herself to one of her professors at Harvard.

Please help us out :
Will you offer us a hand? Every gift, regardless of size, fuels our future.
Your critical contribution enables us to maintain our independence from shareholders or wealthy owners, allowing us to keep up reporting without bias. It means we can continue to make Jewish Business News available to everyone.
You can support us for as little as $1 via PayPal at
Thank you.

Steinfeld can next be seen with Samuel Jackson and Jessica Alba in Barely Lethal, due out later this year. In it she will play Megan Walsh, a teenage covert operative who decides to fake her own death so that she can experience normal life as an American suburban teen.

The young actress will also appear in Pitch Perfect 2 with Anna Kendrick, Elizabeth Banks and Rebel Wilson, due out in May.



You May Also Like

World News

In the 15th Nov 2015 edition of Israel’s good news, the highlights include:   ·         A new Israeli treatment brings hope to relapsed leukemia...


The Movie The Professional is what made Natalie Portman a Lolita.


After two decades without a rating system in Israel, at the end of 2012 an international tender for hotel rating was published.  Invited to place bids...

VC, Investments

You may not become a millionaire, but there is a lot to learn from George Soros.