“I think systemic injustice is everywhere, in all countries, in all states, at all levels of government and institutions. So, when I read it I was like, ‘This story has to be told.’ I’m so excited to be a part of it.”
You may know AnnaSophia Robb from her childhood roles in Bridge to Terabithia and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory or her turn as a young Carrie Bradshaw in The Carrie Diaries, but the now 27-year-old hasn’t shied away from darker, more complex roles. Now, she’s set to star in DR. DEATH the highly-anticipated Netflix thriller Rebel Ridge tackling inequities that have long existed in America but feel particularly poignant in 2021. Covering our Summer issue, the actor discusses her upcoming role and navigating the pressures of being a childhood star.