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Why Rose From Vampire Academy Looks So Familiar

The 2014 fantasy drama "Vampire Academy" has been resurrected via Netflix, and although the teen-focused dramedy was a blockbuster flop upon theatrical release, the film has found new viewership thanks the streaming site. Based on the book series by Richelle Mead, "Vampire Academy" was directed by Mark Waters, who also helmed the 2003 Disney reboot, "Freaky Friday." In spite of the movie's dismal reviews (it has a Rotten Tomatoes score of 16% and a 55% audience score), the love for the novels still remains strong, and NBC's Peacock has recently ordered a series for the franchise to be produced by Julie Plec of "The Vampire Diaries" fame (via TV Line).

The "Vampire Academy" movie tells the story of Rose Hathaway and Lissa Dragomir (Lucy Fry), a half-vampire and a member of vampire royalty (respectively) who must survive the dangers lurking within St. Vladimir's boarding school for creatures of the night. Rose Hathaway is played by someone you might think you've seen somewhere before. Here are a few of her other roles that might jog your memory.

Zoey Deutch played the mean girl in Beautiful Creatures

Before "Vampire Academy," Zoey Deutch starred in another feature adaptation of a best-selling fantasy novel: "Beautiful Creatures." The 2013 film featured a star-studded cast, including Jeremy Irons, Viola Davis, and Emma Thompson. Deutch plays Emily Asher, the pretty and popular mean girl who teams up against bewitching newcomer Lena Duchannes (Alice Englert). In the small town of Gatlin, South Carolina, Lena's family is rumored to be a coven of evil magic users, and Emily helps to spread the stigma that Lena herself is a witch.

For Deutch's performance, she credited her own experience dealing with "mean girls" in school during a 2013 interview with Bigfanboy.com prior to the film's release. "I felt happy, [because] it was fun for me to get to think, 'Oh, they were in my life for a reason,'" Deutch said. "Sometimes when bad things happen, you think 'What good could possibly come from this?' and there usually always is."

She revealed a nasty recipe from Zombieland: Double Tap

The 2019 sequel to "Zombieland," the highly successful horror comedy, "Zombieland: Double Tap" brought together the original ensemble from the first film: Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Emma Stone, and Abigail Breslin. The group of expert zombie killers teamed up once again in a fight for survival, this time with a new member in tow. Zoey Deutch plays Madison, the ditzy newcomer whom Columbus (Eisenberg) finds hiding out in the freezer of a Pinkberry in an abandoned mall. Columbus invites her to accompany him back to the White House, where the two have sex.

"Zombieland" director Ruben Fleischer returned to head the sequel, as well as writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick. As newcomers to the group, Deutch and Rosario Dawson (Nevada) spoke to Variety about their experiences being in "Zombieland: Double Tap" in a 2019 video interview with Variety. As Deutch described her notably gross vomiting scene in the movie, she listed the ingredients of the recipe used, which included "coffee, orange juice, yogurt, granola, and oatmeal."

Zoey Deutch was Ben Platt's VP in The Politician

With all of the frightening stories and memorable characters of "American Horror Story," series creator Ryan Murphy went in an entirely new direction for the Netflix dramedy, "The Politician." Murphy teamed up with "AHS" co-creator Brad Falchuk and "Scream Queens" writer Ian Brennan for the series, which Netflix gave a two-season order. "Dear Evan Hanson" star Ben Platt stars as the show's lead, and also serves as one of its executive producers.

Season 1 of "The Politician" takes place in the fictional St. Sebastian's High School, where ambitious student Payton Hobart (Platt) is running for student body president. Payton chooses fellow student Infinity Jackson as his running mate, played by Zoey Deutch. Infinity appears to have cancer, although it is later revealed that her grandmother faked her illness. In Season 2, Infinity has freed herself from her grandmother and lives in New York City, where she takes up a passionate cause as an environmentalist.

"The Politician" also features big names such as Bette Midler, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Jessica Lange. Although a third season is still up in the air, fans are hoping for a return of the show to see where Payton's political career takes him.