Equally successful in film and television, Olivia Wilde has starred in an array of roles. She will next be seen in as the female lead in the much-anticipated futuristic thriller "TRON: Legacy" opposite Jeff Bridges. The film, directed by Joseph Kosinski, will be released in December 2010.
Wilde recently wrapped production on Paul Haggis' drama "The Next Three Days" starring Russell Crowe and Elizabeth Banks. Based on the French film "Pour Elle," it is centered upon a couple whose life is turned upside down when the wife is accused of murder. Wilde will next star as the female lead in the fantasy action film "Cowboys & Aliens" opposite Daniel Craig and Harrison Ford. Both films will be released in 2011.
Wilde was seen opposite Jack Black in Harold Ramis' biblical-era comedy "Year One" produced by Ramis, Judd Apatow and Owen Wilson. Additionally, she produced and starred in "Fix," the story of documentary filmmakers who race all over California to get help for a relative. The film opened at the 2008 Slamdance Film Festival and was released in New York in November 2009.
Wilde previously co-starred opposite Bruce Willis, Emile Hirsch and Justin Timberlake in "Alpha Dog," based on the true story of Jesse James Hollywood. She has appeared in the independent features "Bickford Schmeckler's Cool Ideas," in which she won Best Actress at the Aspen Film Festival, as well as "Conversations with Other Women" opposite Helena Bonham Carter and Aaron Eckhart, which received glowing reviews at the Telluride Film Festival.
On stage, Wilde starred in Epic Theatre Center's Off-Broadway production of "Beauty on the Vine" in 2007. On television, she co-starred in the drama "The Black Donnellys," created by Paul Haggis. Her television breakout role was in the FOX series "Skin," but she is perhaps better known for her recurring role on the critically acclaimed series "The O.C."