Ahna O'Reilly landed her breakout role in "The Help" thanks to her friend Octavia Spencer. Now the actor is onscreen in "Fruitvale Station" and "Jobs" opposite Ashton Kutcher.
A standout film at this year’s Sundance Film Festival finds the perennial supporting actor stepping into the spotlight—and moving into stardom.
It's been a year since Michael B. Jordan wrapped "Fruitvale Station," which won both the Audience Award and the Grand Jury Prize at this year's Sundance Film Festival, and he chatted with Backstage about the transition from suppoting actor to leading man.
Casting Director Tracy Byrd was blown away by "Fruitvale Station" star Michael B. Jordan, and knew she had to find the perfect team of actors to perform alongside him.
"Inside Llewyn Davis" took home the Gotham Award for Best Feature, while "Fruitvale Station" scored two awards of its own.