10 Things You Didn't Know About Maika Monroe

Guess which superhero the It Follows and Independence Day 2 star is desperate to play...

Maika Monroe is undeniably one of the most compelling and talented young new actors on the block: having made a major name for herself with a significant role in Adam Wingard's superb thriller The Guest and starring in the unexpectedly successful indie horror smash It Follows, it's safe to say that her star is shining very brightly indeed, being touted as the new generation's "Scream Queen". If you need any more evidence of her appeal, Monroe is currently shooting a supporting part in Roland Emmerich's Independence Day 2, ensuring that she's about to land firmly on the radars of more mainstream audiences too. She's beautiful, she's tough, she's a fantastic actress and she comes across as super-smart to boot, so what's not to like? Even so, as she's still an on-the-rise actress, it's likely that there's a good deal you don't know about her, from the most basic of information to her less obvious interests and other assorted hobbies. These 10 facts are as such likely to be a surprise to most, a further indication of the type of person she is and what she wants to do with her career. Without any further ado, here are 10 things you didn't know about Maika Monroe...
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