In 2008, she guest starred on Tim and Eric Nite Live while being a production assistant for both the TV mini-series Comanche Moon and the film Appaloosa. In 2009, she appeared in Brüno as a German and then was cast out of 36,000 applicants on VH1's reality series Scream Queens and later won a role in the 2010 horror film Saw 3D. West was originally cast in the 2011 remake of Fright Night but she dropped the role, telling DreadCentral, "I was cast in Fright Night (the remake), but unfortunately the role changed, and what they wanted me to do, I wasn't willing to do". West was cast in the Tim Sullivan segment of I was a Teenage Werebear, part of the upcoming anthology seriesChillerama scheduled to be released 2011. She plays Peggy Lou a "60′s era, Sandra Dee character who goes crazy".