Kaitlyn Dever’s parents discovered her fire for playing various characters when she was a kid. At the age of 5, they enrolled her at an acting school. Later, she joined a one-month acting course at the Dallas Young Actors Studio to hone her acting skills before going to Los Angeles in search of her destiny. After a couple of minor roles and commercials, Dever got her first major role in the 2009 movie ‘An American Girl: Chrissa Stands Strong.’ In 2011, she landed a recurring role in the FX series, ‘Justified’. Her character Loretta McCready became one of the fan favorites and it paved the way for more roles in television and films. In the same year, Kaitlyn got her big breakthrough: she was cast in the ABC sitcom ‘Last Man Standing‘ as the regular character Eve Baxter with co-star Tim Allen.
The huge success of ‘Last Man Standing’ catapulted Kaitlyn’s fledgling career into new heights. Kaitlyn’s other major television credits include ‘Make It or Break It,’ ‘Modern Family,’ ‘Private Practice,’ ‘Party Down,’ ‘The Mentalist,’ and ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm.’ She has also played significant roles in the movies ‘Cinema Verite,’ ‘Bad Teacher,’ ‘J. Edgar,’ ‘The Spectacular Now,’ ‘Short Term 12,’ ‘Laggies,’ and ‘Men, Women & Children.’
Kaitlyn’s performance in the role of Jayden Cole in the movie ‘Short Term 22’ earned her widespread critical acclaim. Kaitlyn’s portrayal of Loretta McCready in the FX drama ‘Justified’ also garnered her immense critical praise. So at this point, you might be wondering what is the next Kaitlyn Dever movie or TV show? Well, here’s the list of upcoming Kaitlyn Dever films and TV shows scheduled to release in 2019 and 2020. We can only hope that the latest Kaitlyn Dever movies would be as good as some of her recent ones.
4. Them That Follow (2019)
The upcoming thriller ‘Them That Follow’ features Alice Englert and Olivia Colman in the lead roles. Kaitlyn Dever plays the supporting character of Dilly Picket, who is the daughter of an opium addict mother. The plot revolves around the ordeal of a young woman named Mara (played by Alice Englert) who grew up in a Pentecostal congregation in the Appalachian peaks. The closed community relies on poisonous snakes to test the loyalty of the souls of its members! Like Mara, Dilly also grew up within the strict norms of the community. She struggles hard to hold onto her faith when a series of events that question the survival of the community surface. The other cast includes Olivia Colman, Jim Gaffigan, Walton Goggins and Thomas Mann. ‘Them That Follow’ is slated for a June 21, 2019 release.