'The Florida Project' Co-Star Bria Vinaite Signs With ICM Partners (Exclusive)

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Bria Vinaite

The acting newcomer, who plays an irresponsible young mother in the buzz-generating film, was discovered on Instagram.

The Florida Project’s Bria Vinaite has signed with ICM Partners, The Hollywood Reporter has exclusively learned.

Director Sean Baker’s follow-up to Tangerine (2015), The Florida Project focuses on a 6-year-old girl living with her 22-year-old mother in a budget motel on the outskirts of Orlando. The drama premiered at Cannes and already is earning awards buzz. Vinaite plays the wild-child mother, Halley.

Baker discovered Vinaite on Instagram, where she was posting wacky videos and promoting her pot-themed clothing line on her account chronicflowers.

The 24-year-old is based in New York City and continues to be repped by Thor Bradwell at Thirty Three Management.