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Ekstrand's acting performance was also recognized at the New York International Film Awards for the Best Acting Debut and the Best Performance by a Young Actress
LOS ANGELES, CA, September 23, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Accomplished dancer, actress and model, Madison Ekstrand joins the cast of new series, Very Frightening Tales, a horror anthology series by Suzanne DeLaurentiis Productions. The half-hour series is billed as a cross between the infamous "Night Gallery" and "Tales From the Crypt."
Madison Ekstrand stars in the first episode, "The Curse of Stonehill," as Lauren Foley, an adoptee who while searching for information about her birth mother finds herself at a haunted estate with the caretaker, Edward Barnes, played by Michael Paré (Eddie and the Cruisers). She traveled to Los Angeles to film the series in an actual historic haunted estate called Sunny Gables. The short has already won numerous awards at film festivals, including a Silver Thriller Award from the Hollywood Gold Awards and an Honorable Mention from the New York Movie Awards.
Originally from Niagara, Wisconsin, Madison Ekstrand is a highly trained dancer in ballet, lyrical, contemporary and hip-hop. Her background in dance was a key aspect in playing the role of Lauren Foley. Ekstrand's acting performance was also recognized at the New York International Film Awards for the Best Acting Debut and the Best Performance by a Young Actress.
With such a strong start in the film and television industry, she was asked to return for another installment in the series, Dinner Rush, where she acts alongside industry heavyweight and Oscar nominee, Eric Roberts (Runaway Train). Madison plays Melanie, a waitress with a dark secret.
Madison Ekstrand is represented by Regina Lines at Spotlight Management.
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