If comedy is the most exciting thing that one could do, then that person should be called Maya Rudolph. Known as a keyboard artist, singer, comedian, actress, and voice actor, Rudolph is multifaceted and spontaneous. The Florida born actress started her acting career with the improv comedy troupe ‘The Groundlings’ in the mid-90s. She also appeared in movies like ‘As Good As It Gets’ (1997), ‘Gattaca’ (1997) and the series ‘Chicago Hope’ (1996-1997).
Rudolph got her first breakthrough in 2000 when she joined ‘Saturday Night Live.’ She played a featured member throughout the season between 1999 – 2000. The live television show helped to showcase her singing and acting talents, which eventually landed her a recurring role in the TV series ‘City of Angels.’ Rudolph’s first break in movies was the 2006 flick ‘A Prairie Home Companion.’ In 2007, she kick-started her prolific career as a voice actor with the movie ‘Shrek the Third.’ Films like ‘Zookeeper’ (2011), ‘Turbo’ (2013), ‘The Nut Job’ (2014), ‘Big Hero 6’ (2014), and ‘Strange Magic’ (2015) soon followed.
Rudolph’s major movies include ‘Grown Ups’, ‘Bridesmaids’ and ‘Friends with Kids.’ She earned an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her appearance in NBC’s ‘Good Place‘ in 2018. At this point, you might be wondering what is the next Maya Rudolph movie or TV show? Well, here’s the list of upcoming Maya Rudolph films and TV shows scheduled to release in 2019 and 2020. We can only hope that the latest Maya Rudolph movies would be as good as some of her recent ones.
5. Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series – Episode I (VG) (2019)
The new virtual reality game ‘Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series – Episode I’ features Maya Rudolph in the voice cast. Rudolph reportedly lends her voice to ZOE3, a droid whose role is to accompany the player as a co-pilot through the game. The gamer plays a smuggler who faces the fierce Darth Vader in their adventure odyssey that crosses the galaxy. The ‘Star Wars‘ virtual reality experience also allows the players to use a lightsaber. The plot is set between the prequel trilogy and the original trilogy. Reports reveal that ‘Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series – Episode I,’ arrives in theatres this spring.
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