(WAFB) - A Gonzales actress has landed a role in the new Nancy Drew film.
Mackenzie “Mack” Graham, 19, who has been in several films shot in Louisiana, will play the role of Bess Marvin in Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase.
The film is out in theaters now.
At 12-years-old, Graham joined a local performing arts academy where she took dancing, singing, and vocal classes. She later become interested in pursuing an acting career in film and signed up with an agent when she was in middle school. She then started to audition for roles throughout Louisiana and the southeast.
Graham only attended LSU for a semester before she got her big break, landing the role of Bug in Darlin', which premiered at the SXSW Film Fest in Austin on Saturday, Mar. 9. She booked her first television role in The Purge, which is filming in New Orleans.