After her role as Negasonic Teenage Warhead in Deadpool, Brianna Hildebrand became a star. She became an instant hit featuring in Marvel cinematic universe movie. But, before then, she has had other roles in other films, which has not received as much credit as her role in Deadpool. This is what we will explore in this article. Also, Hildebrand is one of a few women who have come out as gay early in their careers. So, what has it been like for the Texan? What other movie projects is she involved in? Read on to find out.
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Who is Brianna Hildebrand?
Brianna Caitlin Hildebrand was born on August 14, 1996, in College Station, Texas. One other movie she is known for is Lucifer, where she played Aurora. She has also played the character of Elodie Davis in Trinkets. She made her debut as Jen in Annie Undocumented in 2014. But, it wasn’t until 2015 that she made her film debut in the Cal Robertson directed Prism. Since then, her performance has appealed to a host of producers.
Brianna is Openly Gay
It is pretty rare for young Hollywood actors to come out as gay. However, Brianna Hildebrand found out she liked girls as early as in high school. So it was not a hard decision for her to declare openly that she was gay. Speaking to Independent, she said, “It took me a long time, not necessarily to come out but to understand how I was feeling. It wasn’t planned for me to come out with First Girl or anything.”
Brianna Hildebrand Deadpool Role
In 2016, Brianna broke out with her performance as Negasonic Teenage Warhead in Deadpool. She was a member of the X-Men who tried to help the Ryan Reynolds character Wade. Her sterling performance saw her become a fan favorite. Her performance was so good and accepted by fans worldwide that she returned on a bigger scale for Deadpool 2. Hildebrand’s openly gay status also saw her and Shiori Kutsuma become the first same-sex couple in a superhero movie.
While we await Deadpool 3, Brianna Hildebrand likely makes another return; after all, she is a fan favorite.
Hildebrand Was On Exorcist
Brianna Hildebrand was a cast member in the second season of The Exorcist, a horror series. For many, the classic movie the series was based on was way better. Hildebrand played the Verity character, a foster child in the care of Andrew Kim, played by Jim Cho. The only movie where Hildebrand was seen with long hair was Playing With Fire, where she starred alongside wrestler turned actor John Cena and Keegan-Michael Key.
Other Movie Projects of Brianna Hildebrand
Some other movies which Hildebrand has featured include Runt, the Netflix drama Trinkets, Time Capsule, Tragedy Girls, among many others. However, one film that has gained popularity among fans is Hildebrand’s depiction of Sasha, the star player of the high school softball team falling in love with the editor of the yearbook, Annie, played by Dylan Gelula in the teen lesbian drama First Girl I Loved.
She is a Lover of Converse Sneakers
Brianna Hildebrand is almost always in Converse sneakers. In an interview, she said: “I’m always in Converse, which is weird, because I have a bit of a shoe obsession. I buy so many shoes but I always end up wearing the same Converse every day.”
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Today, Brianna Hildebrand is building a brand for herself, and her sheer hard work which is evident in the movies she has featured in is commendable.