Canadian Actress and LA based Jenny Levine - who played Valerie Harris in the hit series 24 - stars in the upcoming film Baby Blues, the feature debut of Canadian director Dylan Pearce.
"I am so beyond impressed with the dedication, sensitivity and skills of this young group of filmmakers," said Levine
about the film.
"The fact that this sensitive, character-driven story is what a group of young male filmmakers chose to dedicate the first three years of their professional careers to - rather than a special effects extravaganza or a testosterone-fuelled adventure - speaks volumes about who they are and what they want to accomplish in filmmaking."
Baby Blues tells the story of Josie Patterson (Levine), a quiet, guarded woman who is attempting to start her life over after a tragic incident.
"We fail, we make mistakes, we get stuck and we can't find our way out right away," said Levine
"It's only then, when you think you're in your darkest hour, that you find your true character and somehow the ability to pull yourself up by the bootstraps and start again."
role in Baby Blues to her
other acting experiences, Levine
said, "this particular project is unique because it's a passion project.
It came together because it attracted creative people who were determined to see their shared vision through.
That's a special kind of commitment and I appreciated it every day of the shoot and every day since."
Levine has been working in film, television and theatre for over a decade.
actress grew up in South Florida before returning to Canada and making her
acting debut on the Global television series Jake and the Kid.
went on to star in the Showtime/TMN series Fast Track, produced by Oscar and Emmy nominated writer/producer Larry Gelbart (M*A*S*H, Tootsie).
More recently, Levine
appeared as Valerie on the fifth season of the hit series 24, when the show won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series.
Levine is a graduate of the USC School of Theatre and the School of Film and Television.
currently resides in Los Angeles.
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