Ferland at the 2011 Leo Awards.
|Born||Jodelle Micah Ferland
October 9, 1994
Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
Jodelle Micah Ferland (born October 9, 1994) is a Canadian actress, best known for her portrayals of Sharon/Alessa in the 2006 horror film Silent Hill, Mary Jensen in the 2004 miniseries Kingdom Hospital and Bree Tanner in the 2010 film The Twilight Saga: Eclipse.
Life and career
Ferland started her career in commercials at the age of two. She made her movie debut at age 4 in the TV-movie Mermaid, for which she received a Daytime Emmy Award nomination, making her the youngest nominee in Emmy history. She has since made guest appearances in several televisions series, including Stargate Atlantis, Dark Angel, Stargate SG-1, Smallville and Supernatural, and has appeared in films including They and Trapped. In 2005, she starred in the Terry Gilliam drama Tideland, for which she received a Genie Award nomination in the Best Actress category. Later, she appeared in the 2006 film Silent Hill, an adaptation of the well-known video game, and had a supporting role in Good Luck Chuck for Lions Gate Entertainment. In 2007, she filmed the movie Case 39 opposite Renée Zellweger, however, due to a lengthy post-production, it was not released until 2010. She played Bree Tanner in the third film of the Twilight series, titled Eclipse. She has stated "Usually I read the script before I take a role, but I haven't read this one," she explained. "It's Twilight, of course I'm going to take it." She also provided the voices of the little sisters for the videogame BioShock 2, and appeared in the SyFy movie Ice Quake. Other projects include a short film titled Monster, the drama Mighty Fine, the horror film The Tall Man, Joss Whedon's The Cabin in the Woods, the TV movie Girl Fight, and Midnight Stallion. She was going to appear in the independent comedy Locked in a Garage Band, but due to a conflicting filming schedule, she had to drop out. In November 2012, she had her first starring role in a comedy, in Home Alone: The Holiday Heist as Alexis Baxter.
Upcoming projects include A Warden's Ransom, the international thriller 400 Boys from British director Alastair Paton, a short film titled The Goodbye Girl, a film by Robbie Bryan titled Black Hat, and a film by Mike Le Han titled The Peppercorn Chronicles, based on Mrs. Peppercorn’s Magical Reading Room.
|2000||Mermaid||Desiree Leanne 'Desi' Gill||TV|
|The Linda McCartney Story||Heather (age 5-6)||as Jodelle Micah Ferland|
|Special Delivery||Samantha Beck||TV|
|2001||Deadly Little Secrets||Madison|
|The Miracle of the Cards||Annie||TV|
|2002||They||Sarah||as Jodelle Micah Ferland|
|2003||Mob Princess||Young Patti||TV|
|2004||Kingdom Hospital||Mary Jensen||Miniseries|
|10.5||Little 'Wow!' Girl||Miniseries|
|Too Cool for Christmas||Alexa||TV|
|2005||Tideland||Jeliza-Rose||Voices of Sateen Lips, Glitter Gal, Mustique and Baby Blonde|
|2006||Silent Hill||Sharon Da Silva/Alessa Gillespie/Dark Alessa|
|Amber's Story||Nichole Taylor Timmons||as Jodelle Micah Ferland|
|Swimming Lessons||Zoe||Short Film|
|The Secret of Hidden Lake||Young Maggie Dolan||TV|
|2007||The Messengers||Michael Rollins|
|Seed||Emily Bishop||Detective Bishop's daughter|
|Good Luck Chuck||Lila Carpenter||as Jodelle Micah Ferland|
|Pictures of Hollis Woods||Hollis Woods||TV|
|BloodRayne II: Deliverance||Sally||Minor role|
|2009||Everything's Coming Up Rosie||Rosie|
|2010||Case 39||Lillith Sullivan||Filmed in 2006 |
|The Twilight Saga: Eclipse||Bree Tanner|
|Ice Quake||Tia Webster||TV|
|2011||Girl Fight||Haley Macklin||Lifetime movie|
|2012||Mighty Fine||Natalie Fine||Limited release|
|The Tall Man||Jenny|
|The Cabin in the Woods||Patience Buckner||Released April 13, 2012|
|Home Alone: The Holiday Heist||Alexis Baxter||Part of ABC Family's 25 Days of Christmas|
|The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2||Bree Tanner||Archive footage shown during end credits|
|2013||Midnight Stallion||Megan Shepard||Formerly titled Midnight Rider|
|Monster||Hannah||Short Film; released August 26, 2013|
|2014||The Goodbye Girl||Molly||Short Film; post-production|
|A Warden's Ransom||Kit Brandt||Formerly titled Steel & Stilettos|
|Black Hat||Dandi||Lead role; in production|
|The Peppercorn Chronicles||Eloise||Pre-production|
|1999||Cold Squad||Hailey Hatcher||Episodes: "First Deadly Sin" and "Deadly Games: Part 2"|
|2000||Higher Ground||Young Juliette||Episode: "Innocence"|
|Sole Survivor||Nina Carpenter||Miniseries|
|2001||Wolf Lake||Lily Kelly||Episode: "Unaired Pilot"|
|Dark Angel||Annabelle Anselmo||Episode: "Red"|
|The Lone Gunmen||Mary the Little Girl||Episode: "Cap'n Toby"|
|So Weird||Maria||Episode: "Annie's Song"|
|2002||Special Unit 2||Focus Group Girl||Episode: "The Piper"|
|John Doe||Jenny Nichols||Episode: "Pilot"|
|2003||Smallville||Emily Eve Dinsmore||Episode: "Accelerate"|
|Dead Like Me||Kirsti||Episode: "Pilot"|
|2004||The Collector||The Devil/Little Girl||Episodes: "The "Prosecutor" and "The Rapper"|
|2005||Supernatural||Cameo in a family portrait||Episode: "Pilot"|
|2006||Supernatural||Melanie Merchant||Episode: "Provenance"|
|Stargate SG-1||Adria (age 7)||Episode: "Flesh and Blood"|
|Masters of Horror||Lisa||Episode: "The V Word"|
|2007||Stargate Atlantis||Harmony||Episode: "Harmony"|
|2011||R. L. Stine's The Haunting Hour||Alice||Episode: "My Sister the Witch"|
|2012||R. L. Stine's The Haunting Hour||Sara||Episode: "The Most Evil Sorcerer" (2 parts)|
|2013||Supernatural||Melanie Merchant||Episode: "Clip Show" (only archive footage, uncredited)|
|2010||BioShock 2||Little Sisters||Voice role|
|BioShock 2: Minerva's Den|
|2001||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a TV Movie (Comedy or Drama) - Young Actress Age Ten or Younger||Won||Desi Gill in Mermaid|
|Emmy Award||Outstanding Performer in a Children's Special||Nominated|
|2004||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a TV Series - Guest Starring Young Actress||Nominated||Emily Eve Dinsmore in Smallville|
|Leo Award||Dramatic Series: Best Guest Performance by a Female||Nominated||The Devil/Little Girl in The Collector
For episode "The Prosecutor"
|2005||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Young Actress Age Ten or Younger||Nominated||Mary Jensen in Kingdom Hospital|
|2007||Genie Awards||Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role||Nominated||Jeliza-Rose in Tideland|
|Saturn Award||Best Performance by a Younger Actor||Nominated|
|2008||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a TV movie, miniseries, or special - Leading Young Actress||Nominated||Hollis Woods in Pictures of Hollis Woods|
|CAMIE Awards||Lead Performance in a TV Movie, Series, or Special||Won|
|2009||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special - Supporting Young Actress||Nominated||Young Céline in Céline|
|2010||Leo Award||Best Performance by a Female in a Short Drama||Nominated||Rosie in Everything's Coming Up Rosie|
|2011||Fangoria Chainsaw Awards||Best Supporting Actress||Nominated||Lillith Sullivan in Case 39|
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- The Most Evil Sorcerer: Part 1
- The Most Evil Sorcerer: Part 2
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