The film was developed under the premise of gathering inspiration through images selected from a photography contest.96,362 entries During her senior year of high school, Howard learned of existentialism. This is my religion.' I had never felt a connection to any sort of spirituality before that. I still mourn the loss of what could have been, but I also feel deep gratitude for those who stood by me, for the lesson that we must never be afraid to ask for help, and for the feeling of summer that still remains.The director said that it is "quite clear" his movie, set in a plantation, can be seen as an allusion to the Iraq War.Howard reunited with Shyamalan for Lady in the Water, in which she acts as Story, a type of water nymph called a narf.She is signed to reprise her role in the next two films in the franchise.All of the Howard children were raised away from the world of show business.Her performance was applauded by critics and Howard was nominated for several awards, mostly in the category of "Best Breakthrough Performance".
She was raised in Westchester County, New York, and on a farm in Greenwich, Connecticut.
Howard studied at New York University's (NYU) Tisch School of the Arts for three years, during which time she also attended the Stella Adler Conservatory, The Experimental Wing, and International Theatre Wing in Amsterdam.
For several years, Howard appeared in New York plays.
Bryce Dallas Howard (born March 2, 1981) is an American film actress, director, producer, and writer.
Howard attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, but left before graduating to take on roles on Broadway.