Rachel Keller is one of the most brilliantly talented and gorgeous up-and-coming actresses working in the film industry. The American actress began her career with a series of short films and soon she found guests roles on acclaimed shows like Supernatural and The Mentalist, but her breakout role didn’t come until the second season of FX’s anthology series Fargo in which she played the role of Simone Gerhardt, after which she became one of the leading character in Marvel’s FX series Legion, starring opposite Dan Stevens. So, if you also love Keller’s performances here are the 10 best movies and TV shows starring Rachel Keller that should be on your watchlist.
10. Write When You Get Work (Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: A thorny story set in New York City at a private school for girls and in the world outside its exclusive walls, with Emily Mortimer, Finn Wittrock, Rachel Keller, and shot on Super16 film by Oscar-winning cinematographer Robert Elswit, written and directed by Stacy Cochran, with music from ‘Everyday Robots’ by Damon Albarn.
9. In the Shadow of the Moon (Netflix)
Synopsis: In 1988, Philadelphia police officer Thomas Lockhart (Boyd Holbrook), hungry to become a detective, begins tracking a serial killer who mysteriously resurfaces every nine years. But when the killer’s crimes begin to defy all scientific explanation, Locke’s obsession with finding the truth threatens to destroy his career, his family, and possibly his sanity. Directed by Jim Mickle and also starring Michael C. Hall and Cleopatra Coleman, IN THE SHADOW OF THE MOON is a genre-blending psychological thriller that examines the power of time, and how its passing can either bring us together or tear us apart.
8. A Man Called Otto (Netflix)
Synopsis: Based on the # 1 New York Times bestseller “A Man Called Ove,” A Man Called Otto tells the story of Otto Anderson (Tom Hanks), a grump who no longer sees purpose in his life following the loss of his wife. Otto is ready to end it all, but his plans are interrupted when a lively young family moves in next door, and he meets his match in quick-witted Marisol. She challenges him to see life differently, leading to an unlikely friendship that turns his world around. A heartwarming and funny story about love, loss, and life, A Man Called Otto shows that family can sometimes be found in the most unexpected places.
7. Butcher’s Crossing (Mubi)
Synopsis: A frontier epic about an Ivy League drop-out as he travels to the Colorado wilderness, where he joins a team of buffalo hunters on a journey that puts his life and sanity at risk. Based on the highly acclaimed novel by John Williams.
6. Hollidaysburg (Rent on YouTube)
Synopsis: From the producer of AMERICAN PIE and the filmmakers behind the critically-acclaimed BREAKUP AT A WEDDING comes this refreshing coming-of-age comedy about finding love and the thrilling first moments of adulthood. When high school friends reunite over their first holiday break during college, they discover just how much they have changed while their town of Hollidaysburg has stayed the same. Within hours of his return, former prom king, Scott (Tobin Mitnick) is dumped by his now-depressive girlfriend, discovers his parents have sold his childhood home, and must prepare to say goodbye to his beloved town forever. Meanwhile, Scott’s acquaintance and quasi “kid sister” Tori (Rachel Keller) is miserable because of a domineering best friend who she’s outgrown, but can’t seem to shake. When the events of the weekend throw Scott and Tori together, an unlikely romance blossoms. HOLLIDAYSBURG was featured on THE CHAIR, the Starz TV series that documents two directors as they adapt separate movies from the same screenplay.
5. The Society (Netflix)
Synopsis: The Society follows a group of teenagers who are mysteriously transported to a facsimile of their wealthy New England town, left without any trace of their parents. As they struggle to figure out what has happened to them and how to get home, they must establish order and form alliances if they want to survive. The series is a modern take on Lord of the Flies.
4. Dirty John (Netflix)
Synopsis: Dirty John is an eight-part true crime anthology series based on the Los Angeles Times podcast of the same name. This sexy, provocative and harrowing real-life thriller follows the true events of an online dating relationship turned dangerous that rocked headlines and shocked the world.
3. Tokyo Vice (Max)
Synopsis: Loosely inspired by American journalist Jake Adelstein’s non-fiction, first-hand account of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police beat, the crime drama series, filmed on location in Tokyo, captures Adelstein’s (played by Ansel Elgort) daily descent into the neon-soaked underbelly of Tokyo in the late 90s, where nothing and no one is truly what or who they seem.
2. Fargo (Hulu)
Synopsis: Fargo, adapted by novelist/writer Noah Hawley and inspired by the film of the same title follows all-new “true” crime case with new characters, all entrenched in the trademark humor, murder and “Minnesota nice” that has made the film an enduring classic.
1. Legion (Hulu)
Synopsis: LEGION follows the story of David Haller, a troubled young man who may be more than human. Since he was a teenager, David has struggled with mental illness. Diagnosed as schizophrenic, he has been in and out of psychiatric hospitals for years. But after a strange encounter with a fellow patient, David is confronted with the possibility that the voices he hears and the visions he sees might be real.