Olivia Cooke had an exciting trip to the Toronto International Film Festival this week, the young actor was presented with the IMDb “Breakout Star” STARmeter Award during her stay in Toronto while promoting her new film and TV series. The IMDb STARmeter Awards recognizes stars who are fan favorites on the IMDbPro STARmeter chart, which is determined by the pageviews to the IMDb website worldwide. Previous IMDb STARmeter Award Recipients include Bill Skarsgård, Sam Rockwell, Tatiana Maslany, Brie Larson, Felicity Jones, Olivia Wilde, Bryce Dallas Howard, Peter Dinklage and Miles Teller.
Col Needham, Founder and CEO of IMDb, presented Cooke with the award at TIFF 2018 earlier this week, fans will find Cooke starring in the new upcoming TV Mini-Series “Vanity Fair” in the role of Becky Sharp on ITV. Cooke is currently in Toronto promoting her new film “Life Itself,” which is making its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival 2018 and will be released later this month.
While Cooke has had an extensive career in film and television over the past five years, her breakout roles with fans were the role of Rachel in “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl,” and Emma Decody in the TV series “Bates Motel”. Cooke followed up her role in Bates Motel with the blockbuster “Ready Player One,” where she played the role of Art3mis / Samantha. That film, directed by Steven Spielberg, also featured Tye Sheridan, Simon Pegg, Ben Mendelsohn, and Mckenna Grace. The film went on to make over $41M on opening weekend before grossing $137M domestically. From Warner Bros. Pictures, “Ready Player One” made over $582M worldwide.
Fans of Cooke will want to catch her new film “Life Itself,” from writer and director Dan Fogelman (This is Us), the film features Oscar Isaac, Olivia Wilde, Annette Bening, Mandy Patinkin, Antonio Banderas, Lorenza Izzo, and Jake Robinson. Cooke’s new series “Vanity Fair,” released the following promotional trailer above to get fans excited for the TV series.