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Odeya Rush. Conquering Hollywood Photo: Getty Images
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Israel's Odeya Rush lands Hollywood lead

Haifa-born actress, who moved to US at age of nine, to star in film adaptation of R.L Stine's 'Goosebumps' alongside Jack Black.

Ashley Ramnarain
Published: 02.21.14, 09:05 / Israel Culture

Starring alongside Jack Black in the film adaptation of R.L Stine’s "Goosebumps" series is the Israeli-born Odeya Rush.



Originally from Haifa, Rush moved to the US at the young age of nine and has since appeared on "Curb Your Enthusiasm," "Law and Order," "SVU" and also Disney’s "The Odd Life of Timothy Green."


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Most know her as the young actress that was cast alongside Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep and Taylor Swift in the upcoming film "The Giver."


According to The Wrap, Jack Black will be featured in the role of Mr. Shivers, an author whose gruesome fictional characters come to life and force him into hiding.

Playing his mysterious niece will be 16-year-old Rush, who will team up with the next door neighbor in order to defeat the creepy monsters that Mr. Shivers has released.


Rush’s role in the upcoming "Goosebumps" adaptation will be her first lead, marking a big milestone in her young career. Further down the road, Rush is said to have landed the role of the Virgin Mary, in an upcoming Jesus film featuring actors Ben Kingsley and Julia Ormond.


Reprinted with permission from Shalom Life


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