Dascha Polanco, a regular on Netflix dramedy Orange Is the New Black, has landed her first starring film role. She is set as the female lead in iCreep, an indie dark comedy from writer-director Adrian Martinez, who also stars in and will produce the pic. The film follows the life of a loner, Gilbert (Martinez), and the love of his life, Jana (Polanco). Polanco plays Dayanara Diaz on Orange Is the New Black, sharing a pair of SAG Awards for the ensemble cast, and also appeared in the features Joy and The Perfect Match. Other credits include The Cobbler and Gimme Shelter. She is repped by Gersh and Shirley Grant Management.
Norwegian actress Ingjerd Egeberg has landed a role in Downsizing, Alexander Payne’s film for Paramount Pictures about a man who joins the throngs of people undergoing a new process that reduces them to a tiny fraction of their size. She will play Anne Helene in the film, which stars Matt Damon, Kristen Wiig, Christoph Waltz and Alec Baldwin. Egeberg co-starred in Øyevitne, the Norwegian series that is being remade as Eyewitness by USA Network. Her other credits include the Norwegian series Mammon and Thomas P., along with a guest spot on Netflix’s Lilyhammer. Egeberg is repped by Crimson Media and Panorama Agency in Scandinavia.
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