Women of Horror: Lara Jean Mummert (Ugly Sweater Party, 2 Jennifer, Lilith)!!
Today’s Women of Horror is the amazing talented Lara Jean Mummert. She got her start Puppeteering, singing and performing as Elmo for Sesame Street Live. While touring she landed her first Lead role in a Feature Film for “2 Jennifer”. It was then Lara Jean made a name for herself in the Independent Film Industry. In July of 2016, she was named “Actress to Look Out For”, by Singapore writer, and editor Haren D Yong. Films of Lara that are out now on Amazon Prime are: 60 Seconds to Die 1 and 2, Lilith, Ugly Sweater Party, 2 Jennifer, and Anomaly. Films on YouTube are: Strange Rituals. And films of her coming soon are: SPACE, Serena Waits, Supernatural Assasins, Paranoia Tapes 5: Rewind, and The Crossing. For her complete IMDB list CLICK HERE!! Lara Jean told Gruemonkey what it means to her to be a Woman of Horror:
Empowerment and Respect. These are the first words that came to mind when being asked “What it means to me to be a woman of horror”. As a female in this industry I want to give back and show how much strength female characters could have. I try to always pick roles that are not only challenging for me as a performer but challenge the norm in what a female could be in the horror scene. Each and every director, writer, costar, fan, and stranger has shown love and respect towards my work, whether good or bad, which has allowed me to take risks and do things I never thought I could. I have gained more confidence in myself as a performer in the last few years in the horror genre, and for that, I am so thankful. This amazing world of horror isn’t afraid to make mistakes, and claim their masterpieces. We are all in it together, thats what I came to realize, and it is beautiful.