Ani Bezzerides - A Ventura County Sheriff's detective, Ani is often at odds with the system she serves.
Rachel McAdams' transformative performances have established her as one of Hollywood's most sought-after and respected actors. McAdams recently wrapped production on the second season of Nic Pizzolatto's 'True Detective.' Later this summer, she will be seen starring alongside Jake Gyllenhaal and Forest Whitaker in the Kurt Sutter-written drama 'Southpaw.' The story centers around a fighter (Gyllenhaal) trying to recapture his glory and reconnect with a lost love (McAdams). The Weinstein Company is set to release the film on July 24, 2015.
Prior to that, McAdams wrapped production on two other projects, most recently Thomas McCarthy's 'Spotlight,' starring alongside Michael Keaton and Mark Ruffalo. The film tells the true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese. She then shot Wim Wenders' 'Everything Will Be Fine' starring opposite James Franco, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Robert Naylor. The film is a story about a writer, Tomas (Franco), who accidentally causes the death of a child while driving and spends the next 12 years examining the effect of the tragedy on his life and that of Kate, the child's mother. The film premiered at the 2015 Berlin International Film Festival. She currently stars in Cameron Crowe's 'Aloha,' opposite Bradley Cooper and Emma Stone. The romantic comedy centers on a defense contractor who falls for an Air Force pilot after he is assigned to oversee the launch of a weapons satellite from Hawaii. The film was released by Sony Pictures in May.
McAdams was last seen in Anton Corbijn's 'A Most Wanted Man' opposite Philip Seymour Hoffman, Robin Wright and Willem Dafoe. The spy thriller, based on the popular John le Carr? novel, is set in present-day Hamburg, Germany, where a mysterious half-Chechen, half-Russian man, brutally scarred from torture, surfaces in the city's Islamic community, on the run and desperate for help. The film premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival and was released in July 2014 by Roadside Attractions. McAdams starred in Woody Allen's 'Midnight in Paris' which earned her a SAG nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture alongside castmates Owen Wilson, Kathy Bates, Adrien Brody, Marion Cotillard, Carla Bruni, and Michael Sheen. That same year, she reprised her role as Irene Adler in 'Sherlock Homes: A Game of Shadows,' opposite Robert Downey Jr.
Her previous film credits include Michael Sucsy's 'The Vow,' opposite Channing Tatum; Richard Curtis' 'About Time,' opposite Domnhall Gleeson and Bill Nighy; Terrence Malick's 'To the Wonder,' opposite Ben Affleck and Olga Kurylenko; Brian De Palma's 'Passion,' opposite Noomi Rapace; Roger Michell's 'Morning Glory' opposite Diane Keaton and Harrison Ford; Guy Ritchie's 'Sherlock Holmes'; 'The Time Traveler's Wife'; Neil Burger's 'The Lucky Ones'; 'Married Life' (Toronto Film Festival 2007 Premiere); 'The Family Stone,' opposite Diane Keaton and Sarah Jessica Parker; Wes Craven's 'Red Eye,' opposite Cillian Murphy; 'Wedding Crashers,' opposite Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn and Christopher Walken; Nick Cassavetes' 'The Notebook,' opposite Ryan Gosling; and 'Mean Girls.' In 2005, McAdams received ShoWest's Supporting Actress of the Year Award as well as the Breakthrough Actress of the Year at the Hollywood Film Awards. In 2009, she was awarded with ShoWest's Female Star of the Year.
McAdams was born and raised in a small town outside of London, Ontario. Involved with theater growing up, she went on to graduate with honors with a BFA degree in Theater from York University.