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Madelaine Petsch Discusses ‘Jane’ and Portraying Mental Health Accurately

Madelaine Petsch both stars in and produces Jane. The new psychological thriller will premiere in select theaters on August 26 and begin streaming on September 16, exclusively on Creator+.

The psychological thriller follows Olivia (Petsch), a seemingly perfect high school senior who struggles with grief following the recent loss of a friend. After being deferred from her dream college she begins to spiral and experiences a series of increasingly frightening panic attacks. In an attempt to regain some sense of control, she embarks on a social media-fueled rampage against those that stand in the way of her success but, as things escalate, she is forced to confront—and embrace—her darkest impulses in order to get ahead.

The actress is best known for her role as Cheryl Blossom on The CW’s Riverdale, which is going into its final season. Additional credits include F the Prom, Polaroid, and Sightless.

Upcoming, she can be seen in About Fate.

We had an insightful discussion about what the role of producer means to her, the conversations she hopes the film starts for those who watch, her range as an actress, seeing how her art impacts her fans, and much more!

Watch my full interview below:

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