Leah McKendrick
Leah mckendrick

Leah McKendrick is a Latina American multi-hyphenate filmmaker and actress from San Francisco. Her directorial debut, SCRAMBLED, which she also wrote and stars in, premiered at SXSW 2023 and will be released theatrically by Lionsgate Spring 2024. SCRAMBLED is based on Leah's real journey through egg freezing and 30-something singledom.

McKendrick has multiple projects in various stages of development including TriStar’s reboot of the 80s cult classic, TROOP BEVERLY HILLS and writing the legacy sequel to the 90s slasher, I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER.

McKendrick previously wrote, produced and co-starred in the vigilante thriller M.F.A. alongside Francesca Eastwood which premiered at SXSW in 2017 and was dubbed "the first horror movie to speak to the #MeToo era" by The New York Times. McKendrick also wrote Paramount's GREASE prequel SUMMER LOVIN’.

Up next, McKendrick will direct the romcom script, VOICEMAILS FOR ISABELLE which landed her on the Black List in 2019.


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