Mary Elizabeth Winstead (born November 28, 1984) is an American actress. She is best known for her scream queen roles in the horror films Final Destination 3, Black Christmas, and Death Proof.
Imogen Gay Poots (born 5 June 1989) is an English actress, best known for playing Tammy in the 2007 film 28 Weeks Later, Prue Sorenson in the 2010 remake of the controversial TV drama Bouquet of Barbed Wire and as Jean Ross in the BBC's Christopher and His Kind.
Mary Elizabeth Winstead
She also had a lead role alongside Michael Cera in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. Her earliest national exposure was in television, including work on the soap opera Passions, for which she was nominated for a Young Artist Award. Winstead will also star in the upcoming The Thing prequel, set for release in October 2011.
Winstead has expressed interest in returning as Lucy McClane for a fifth installment of the Die Hard film series, although her involvement in the project is yet to be confirmed. She was also mentioned in news regarding the prequel to The Ring (tentatively titled The Ring 3D), though further information is yet unknown.
In 2010, Winstead reportedly tested for the female lead in a romantic comedy penned by Elan Mastai named The F-Word opposite Casey Affleck, but no decision has been made as of November. She was also tested to be the female lead in the Spider-Man reboot and the lead opposite Matt Damon in We Bought a Zoo, a film adaptation of Benjamin Mee's autobiographical novel of the same name, although she was not chosen in either case.
On February 17, 2011, it was confirmed that Winstead was chosen to play the role of Mary Todd Lincoln alongside Benjamin Walker in the upcoming film adaption of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. The film is set to be released in the summer of 2012 and be directed by Wanted director Timur Bekmambetov. Winstead was also a potential candidate for a role in Joss Whedon's upcoming Avengers film.
Imogen Gay Poots
Poots' first movie credit was as Young Valerie in the 2006 film V for Vendetta. Poots has also appeared in a 2004 episode of Casualty, in Matt Day's short film Wish and in the 2007 TV movie Miss Austen Regrets.
Poots has appeared in such films as Cracks (directed by Jordan Scott from the novel by Sheila Kohler), and two American productions, Waking Madison and Solitary Man.
Poots plays Blanche Ingram in a film adaptation of Jane Eyre. She appeared in the screen adaptation of Enda Walsh's play, Chatroom and a remake of the controversial TV series A Bouquet of Barbed Wire. She appears in the remake of the horror film Fright Night.
Imogen Poots in LA Times Magazine September 2011
Mary Elizabeth Winstead in LA Times Magazine September 2011