The Call: see how the actress who played Samara in the film is doing.

The call is one of the biggest hits of all time among horror movies. Released in 2002, the first film in the franchise is a Western remake of Japanese production. The ring, which was inspired by a novel written by Koji Suzuki. The Paramount Pictures movie still yielded The Call 2 e The Call 3.

Starring Naomi Watts and Daveigh Chase, the two initial feature films had revenues of $249 million and $161 million, respectively. The last film in the trilogy, which did not have the presence of Watts, earned US$ 83 million.

Horror productions were a major milestone in the career of teenager Daveigh Chase, who was just 12 years old when she played Samara in the first movie that opened in theaters. Find out how the actress from The call currently.

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Daveigh Chase: Before The call

The actress’s success began in animations. In 2000, she lent the voice to Chihiro in the film Chihiro’s trip, released in 2001. The animation was a super-production made jointly by Walt Disney Pictures and Studio Ghibli.

In 2001, work on the cartoon caught the attention of the producers of AI — Artificial Intelligence, who invited the 11-year-old girl to record one of the songs in the feature film. In the same year, she was cast in Donnie Darko, playing the protagonist’s sister, Samantha Darko.

In addition to these most outstanding appearances, Daveigh Chase has acted as a guest actress in some television series, such as Cold Case, CSI, Charmed e medical duty.

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The call yielding prizes

Even with the participation in outstanding productions, the name of the actress became really known after participating in The call, which premiered in 2002. In the feature, she played antagonist Samara Morgan, which earned the young woman the award for Best Villain at the 2003 MTV Awards, beating actors Colin Farrell and Daniel Day-Lewis.

The film’s success also earned the actress the participation in another feature film in the franchise and, in addition, some interesting roles. However, after that, his career in Hollywood was slowly coming to an end.

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After The call

Also in 2002, the actress was invited to give voice to Lilo, in the animation Lilo & Stitch from Disney. She also lent the voice to the character in the other two films in the franchise: Lilo & Stitch 2, in 2005, and Leroy & Stitch, in 2006.

Aside from her success in animations, the actress tried to build a more solid career in cinema, but she had some difficulties. She was cast in less successful films such as Beethoven 5, in 2003, and the force of a dream, in 2012.

Problems with the law

In addition to not being able to make the acting career in gear, Daveigh Chase grew up to have some problems with the law.

The year 2017, even with the return to the big screen, was also quite troubled in Chase’s personal life. It all started in February, when she was investigated by police after being videotaped abandoning a young man killed by an overdose in front of a hospital.

In November of the same year, the actress was arrested after stealing a BMW and driving at high speed through the city of Los Angeles. At the time, Daveigh Chase posted a $25,000 bond and was released. Finally, in 2019, the actress received an arrest warrant for drug possession.

Today, nearly 20 years after the release of the first movie, and at the age of 31, Daveigh Chase is living a life out of the limelight. After the events of 2017, the actress stopped working and also stopped using Instagram where she had 49,000 followers.

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