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Former Child Star in Hot Demand

March 29, 2013

Saoirse Ronan, who has racked up a dozen feature film credits since being nominated for an Oscar at the tender age of 13 in 2007, didn't set out to work this hard.
But some offers are just too good to refuse. And in the case of this 18-year-old Irish actor, they just kept coming.

When Peter Jackson invited her to collaborate on his adaptation of critically-acclaimed novel, The Lovely Bones, opposite Rachel Weisz and Mark Wahlberg, Ronan could hardly say no.

And what up-and-comer would pass on an opportunity to go head-to-head with Cate Blanchett in a thriller helmed by Joe Wright (who directed Ronan in her Oscar-nominated performance in Atonement). Read More