‘Ghostlight’ Breakout Katherine Mallen Kupferer Signs With Fusion Entertainment (EXCLUSIVE)

Katherine Mallen Kupferer, one of the breakout stars of “Ghostlight,” has signed with Fusion Entertainment for management.

“Ghostlight” premiered at Sundance and will be released across the country this summer by IFC Films and Sapan Studios. A Chicago-based stage and screen actor, Kupferer last year had a supporting role as Gretchen in the film adaptation of Judy Blume’s “Are You There God? It’s Me Margaret,” which was directed by Kelly Fremon Craig and executive produced by James L. Brooks.

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“Katherine leaps off the screen in both ‘Ghostlight’ and ‘Are You There God? It’s Me Margeret,” said Fusion Entertainment partners Chris Evans and Adam Kersh. “Even at a young age, she is an impressively versatile comedic and dramatic actor. We look forward to working with Katherine and helping guide her already promising career to new heights.”

Born to theatrical parents Keith Kupferer and Tara Mallen Kupferer, Katherine made her professional debut at age five in Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s acclaimed production of “Gypsy,” followed by a featured role in Steve McQueen’s film “Widows.” At age 11, she was the youngest ensemble member in A Red Orchid Theatre’s “The Killing Game.”

Kupferer is also an avid equestrian and has been competing in horse trials with her favorite equine partner Piper. Last summer, she starred alongside Piper (and her father) in the soon to be released short film “They Shoot Horses Don’t They?”

She continues to be repped by the Gray Talent Group.

Fusion Entertainment is a filmmaker and talent management and production company whose notable clients include Sean Baker, Amy Seimetz, Dolly de Leon and Keith Kupferer. The company also produced Nathan Silver’s “Between The Temples,” which will be released by Sony Pictures Classics this summer.

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