There are movie stars who make a memorable entrance the first time you see them. For Maria Bakalova, it all began with her sitting in a barn, covered in dirt, in “Borat: Subsequent Moviefilm.”
Bakalova’s story has mostly remained a mystery since the film premiered, but recently it has started to emerge. On Tuesday, it was announced she had signed with CAA. On Wednesday, there was a profile in the New York Times. And now, Variety presents a special bonus edition of its Awards Circuit podcast with the up-and-coming actor. Listen below!
Since the sequel to Sacha Baron Cohen’s 2006 smash hit dropped October 23, the world has been taken by the actor playing Borat’s 15-year-old daughter, Tutar. Talk of a best supporting actress nomination started immediately and Bakalova watched her IMDb StarMeter rocket to the top.
Starting off sheltered and miseducated in a society that believes women are objects