EXCLUSIVE: Actress Arielle Kebbel, known for roles in The Vampire Diaries and John Tucker Must Die, has signed with Independent Artist Group.
Kebbel is perhaps most familiar to television audiences given her role on the aforementioned CW show, in which she played the charismatic and wise-beyond-her-300 years vampire, Lexi Branson. Previously, she’s held prominent roles on HBO’s Ballers opposite Dwayne Johnson, as well as the NBC series Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector and Midnight, Texas. The actress has also been seen on shows like UnREAL, Gilmore Girls, Grand Hotel, Life Unexpected, Grounded for Life, The League, The Grinder, and 90210, among others.
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On the big screen, Kebbel has recently been seen in the final three installments of the popular After series of YA romantic dramas, based on the novels by Anna Todd: After We Fell, After Ever Happy, and After Everything. She also starred in Fifty Shades franchise closer Fifty Shades Freed and has been seen in films like The Uninvited, The Grudge 2, Think Like a Man, and Aquamarine, along with such indies as Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best, I Melt with You starring Rob Lowe and Jeremy Piven, and Supporting Characters with Lena Dunham.
Most recently seen opposite Angela Bassett as firefighter Lucy Donato on Fox’s popular procedural 9-1-1, Kebbel continues to be represented by Untitled Entertainment, Vision PR, and Hanson, Jacobson, Teller.
IAG has been on a signing spree of late, having also brought in such in-demand actors as Scott Foley, Sonequa Martin-Green and Sarah Shahi, along with writer-producers Patrick Massett & John Zinman (Gold, Friday Night Lights). Other big names to have come to the agency in the past year including Regina Hall, Ken Jeong, William H. Macy, Nathalie Emmanuel, and John Cusack, as well as the music stars they brought in with the merger with AGI including Billy Joel, Rod Stewart, Metallica, Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe, Neil Young and Norah Jones.
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