Mikaela Hoover

Mikaela Hoover

 

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Mikaela Hoover was born on July 12 in Colbert Washington and is the first of 4 
siblings. Mikaela started taking dance classes at age 2 and stared school plays 
and local commercials as a child. She was a cheerleader in high school and the 
captain of her high school dance team as well as being on the Debate team. After 
graduation she was accepted to Loyola Marymount University’s theatre program in 
Los Angeles. After getting her BA in theatre she booked the first movie she 
auditioned for called “Frank”. She later when on to play the role of Madison in the WB’s 
Sorority Forever and landed a recurring on the ABC show “Happy Endings”. She has 
guest starred on many extremely popular sitcoms including How I Met Your Mother, 
Two and a Half Men, Saint George, The League, and Anger Management. She just 
recently finished a pilot for CBS directed by How I Met Your Mother’s Pamela 
Fryman. Mikaela also recently starred in a short horror film called “Hide and Seek” 
produced by Peter Safran (producer of The Conjuring). She has done many projects 
with writer/director James Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy) including “The Sparky 
and Mikaela Show” “PG Porn” “Humanzee” and the movie “Super” 
She is a huge fan of horror films and dreams of working with her idol Wes Craven

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Bellus Magazine (BM):  How long have you been acting?
Mikaela Hoover (MH):  I was putting on my own plays and making my parents watch me as long as I can 
remember

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BM:  Tell us about the short film “Hide and Seek?

MH:  It's very creepy! It's about a teenage girl who despises her stepmom so much she 
starts to suspect she's a witch. It was my first time playing a "mom" and was 
very different from anything I've ever done. I am a huge horror movie fan so 
when I found out Peter Safran who produced "The Conjuring" was producing "Hide & 
Seek" I didn't care what role I played I just needed to be a part of it 🙂

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BM:  Where can we see this film once it comes out?
MH:  It will be submitted for all the major film festivals this year 🙂 The director 
Carlos Torrens is really big in Spain so I'm sure it will hit all the festivals 
there first. 

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BM:  What can you tell us about the new pilot you shot?
MH:  It's called "Cuz Bros" it's a pilot for CBS and it's directed by Pamela Fryman 
who is the brilliant director behind the show "How I Met Your Mother" Its about 
a bachelor sports news caster (Geoff Stultz) whose world is turned upside down 
when his cousin (Parker Young) shows up unexpectedly


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BM:  What advice can you give to the other aspiring artist out there?
 
MH:  If you don't have thick skin get it fast. There is so much rejection in this 
business you have to learn to be tough. 

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