Reem Kadem

Reem Kadem

Height: 160 cm
Ms. Kadem recently marked her debut in Indian cinema, portraying the tour de force lead role of an Indian, Iranian young woman in the feature film, Nawal the Jewel. She shot the film bilingually in both Malayalam (the language of Kerala, India) and English versions, working opposite acclaimed Indian actors such as Adil Hussain (Life of Pi), Shweta ... Show more »
Ms. Kadem recently marked her debut in Indian cinema, portraying the tour de force lead role of an Indian, Iranian young woman in the feature film, Nawal the Jewel. She shot the film bilingually in both Malayalam (the language of Kerala, India) and English versions, working opposite acclaimed Indian actors such as Adil Hussain (Life of Pi), Shweta Menon (Salt n' Pepper) and Anjali Upasana (Ben), being directed by Renjilal Damodharan. Nawal was the first synced sound film in cinema history, to be simultaneously shot in two languages. Ms. Kadem learned Malayalam for the role, spending several months of preparation on the script before her arrival to India. She makes history as the first American actor in a lead role to use her own voice as a non-fluent speaker in Mollywood Cinema.She is also one of the main stars of the film, Blood On Wheels, handpicked by director, Melanie Atikenhead (Actors Anonymous, Mother, May I Sleep with Danger?) and actor/producer, James Franco (Spider-Man, 127 Hours) to portray Nona, one of the lead motorcycle gang members, in the gritty, terrorizing story of a female gang, and their revenge against the men that did them wrong.She began her training ground in theater at the age of 14, and has studied with greats like: BAFTA & Emmy Nominated Actor Alfred Molina (Chocolat, Raiders of The Lost Ark), Julliard Alumnus & SAG Nominated Actor Jack Stehlin (Weeds, General Hospital), Oscar Winner Bobby Moresco (Crash, Million Dollar Baby), and long-time method acting teacher & successor to Stella Adler and former classmate of actors such as Sean Penn, Meg Ryan, Mark Ruffalo and Salma Hayek, Carey Scott (God's Not Dead 2, Big Love).Along with her career as an actress, she is also an award winning screenwriter, having received her BFA in the field. She has been a work-for-hire, had optioned material, and has consulted on various projects.She been endorsed as a script consultant by some of Hollywood's most creme de la creme, including Academy Award and Emmy Nominated industry. Show less «