Mira Sorvino went through a long and diverse learning curve before zeroing in on a career as a professional actress. Born as the daughter of actor Paul Sorvino, she graduated from Harvard University before flying all the way to China to study Mandarin. She returned after one year and tried many jobs with various firms. She soon discovered her passion for acting with early projects like ‘Amongst Friends’ (1993) and ‘Barcelona’ (1994).
Sorvino’s career-defining role came with the Woody Allen film ‘Mighty Aphrodite’ in 1995. The actress garnered an Academy Award and Golden Globe for her portrayal of the role of a sex worker. The movie catapulted Sorvino’s career into new heights. Her major works include ‘Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion’ (1997), ‘Mimic’ (1997), ‘Lulu on the Bridge’ (1998), ‘The Replacement Killers’ (1998), ‘Summer of Sam’ (1999), and ‘Like Dandelion Dust’ (2009). So now you must be wondering what is the next Mira Sorvino movie or TV show? Well, here’s the list of upcoming Mira Sorvino films and TV shows scheduled to release in 2019 and 2020. We can only hope that the latest Mira Sorvino movies would be as good as some of her recent ones.
10. Sound of Freedom (2019)
‘The Sound of Freedom’ is an upcoming biographic feature based on the true story of former Homeland Security agent Tim Ballard. He became an icon of the battle against the global child sex racket for his sting operations to expose people who trade children as sex slaves. Jim Caviezel reportedly plays the central character of Ballard while Mira Sorvino portrays his wife Katherine. ‘Sound of Freedom’ is directed by Alejandro Monteverde from a script he co-wrote with Rod Barr. The movie is expected to hit theaters in November 2019.
9. BUTTER (TBA)
Mira Sorvino teams up with director Paul A. Kaufman for the upcoming indie flick ‘BUTTER.’ The plot follows a teenager who becomes the victim of body shaming for his obese physique. His friends at school bully him by calling “Butter.” While all his efforts to shed weight turn out to be a failure, he decides to eat himself to death, live online. When he revealed the plan to his school mates, they start to encourage him. The news slowly spreads while Butter catapults into a popular figure with instant celebrity status. But as the scheduled suicide approaches, Butter is torn between the euphoria of being a celebrity and the suicidal announcement that triggered everything.